Friday, December 20, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Chris Spollen – metal and wood sculptures
Sylvain Corentin – imaginary architecture
Angela Hazeltine Pozzi – sculpture from ocean trash
Jill Helms – recycled metal mosaics
Zina Nicole Lahr – CCD (Creative Compulsive Disorder)
The Museum of Contemporary Rubbish – not recycled art but a quirky site about rubbish
Sommer Roman Sheffield – sculpture from discarded textiles
Committee’s Kebab Lamp Series – lamps from discarded household items
Angela Woodgate – projects include art using teddy bears
DYI – looking for a cheap energy source for a project, try a potato

Friday, December 13, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Janet Orselli – sculpture
Donna – home accessories from salvaged finds with instructions on how to DYI
Derek von Essen – mixed media collage
Deborah Butterfield – horses
Jennifer Vosteen –  cute monster sculptures from driftwood
Fiona Paterson – sculpture and assemblage
Chris Koerner –  founder of Twiced Used, makers of new household products from broken iPhones
Katherine Whitney – silver jewellery from vintage spoons
Touted as the largest Steampunk Event – May 2014 in New Jersey

Friday, December 6, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Robert Dampier Studio – assemblage
Davide Pan – large scale sculptures
Sharon Sychta – incorporates found materials in her mixed media sculptires
Matthias Pliessnig – sculptures
Vanessa Lam – mixed media collage
Adam Long – figurative sculpture
Theo Jansen – kinetic “beasts” from recycled plastic bottles
Gail Rieke – collage
Denis Randall – wood sculpture
DYI – book planter

Friday, November 29, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Johann Gosselet – sculptures
Charles Stinton – mixed media assemblage
Stephane Halleux – sculpture
John Chamberlain – large scale sculptures from old automobile parts
Gerard Cambon – whimsical sculptures
Brian Jungen – recreates aboriginal and natural artifacts from modern recycled materials
Alysia Fischer – her material of choice are inner tubes
Barbara Irwin – metal lamps and sculpture
Assemblage – current exhibition at the Martin Batchelor Gallery in Victoria, November 30 to December 24
·        Rachel Hellner –
·        Martin Batchelor –
DYI – alternative Christmas trees

Friday, November 22, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Olivier Ulivieri – abstract installations and sculpture

Elaine Jason – sculpture and installation

Howie Katz – sculpture

Tom Lasley – box assemblage

Allison Leete – metal and wood sculptures

Roxy Lentz – jewellery from discarded metal

Victoria Roberts – assemblage

Sommer Roman – sculpture from reclaimed fabrics

Vera Zimenes – sculpture and assemblage

DYI – cube cardboard lamp

Friday, November 15, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Amanda Devlin – woven plastic and wire
Stomp – a high energy percussive performance group using instruments made from recycled materials
and my favourite
Gille Monte Ruici – robots
JW Adkins – found object sculpture and collage
Tm Gratlpwslo – collage
Joy Halsted – knitted plastic bags
Jeffrey Hantman – sculpture
Artemis Herber – sculpture
David  Hinman – sculpture from salvaged wood
Eastside Culture Crawl –  This weekend is this annual open studio event in Vancouver with over 400 artists participating
some of the artists using recycled materials
·        Arnt Arntzen –
·        Valerie Arntzen –
·        Rachael Ash –
·        Sandra Bilawich –
·        Kim Cooper –
·        Famous Empty Sky –
·        Jenny Hawkinson –
·        Jessie McNeil –
·        Christina Norberg –
·        Jill Pilon –
·        Robin Ripley –
·        Ron  Simmer –
·        Kim White –

Friday, November 8, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Studio Swine – aluminum furniture from found street materials of São Paulo
Using a mobile foundry to smelt aluminum cans using waste vegetable oil collected from local cafes as a fuel

Myriam Dion – newspaper paper cuts
Andrew Hayes – metal and book  sculptures
ReFashioned, a new book by fashion activist, designer, and FIT lecturer Sass Brown pays homage to 46 forward-thinking international designers who work with recycled and upcycled materials
ReFleece – makers of tablet sleeves made from a felt made from upcycled textiles and recycled plastic fibers
Invested/40 – current exhibition at the Pendulum Gallery in Vancouver until November 9 (not all recycled)
·        Ian Johnston – Cellular Brick Road – ceramic with cellular phones
·        Julie McIntyre – Nautical Apron – made from paper
·        Angelika Werth – Canadian Camper Tent Dress  – nylon tents into dress
MccGwire – sculptures and installations using among other things feathers and wishbones
Courtney Adair Johnson – collage from trash plus paint

Art on Board – recycling skateboards into new products

DYI – 30 upcycle project in 30 days

Friday, November 1, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Gulnur Ozdaglar –  cups, jewellery and home decoration accessories from recycled PET bottles
Mari Foster – jewellery from old quilts
Malena Valcarcel – jewellery and sculpture using books
Nirit Levav – canine sculptures from bicycle parts
Jim Mullan and Tori Rhoades – jewellery, birds and boxes from found and recycled objects
Brian Parks – chopstick art
Gregory Byczyk – lamps
DYI jewellery from Halloween candy wrappers

Friday, October 25, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Roongrojna Sangwongprisarn – Predator inspired motorcycles using old car and bike parts

Nick Georgiou – sculptures from old newspapers

Alain Guerrera and Neraldo de la Paz – sculpture and installations using old clothing

Nick Olson and Lilah Horwitz – quit their day jobs and built a house for $500

Lili Brin – lamps

Patrick Bride – sculptures from household waste

Sean Avery – sculptures using CDs

Ram Mallari Jr – metal sculptures

El Anatsui – metal cloth sculptures from discarded metal

DIY greenhouse from bottles

Friday, October 18, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Len Solomen – makes and plays musical instruments from recycled materials

Refashioned – a new publication by Sass Brown

George Sabra – sculpture using plastic lids

Molly B. Right – bottle cap portraits

Satoshi Hirose – conceptual sculpture from plastic lids

Lauretta Lowell – whimsical creatures and characters

Melissa Richardson – founder of Totem Bags makers of bags from banners, truck tarps, seatbelts and bicycle inner tubes

Friday, October 11, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Caitlin Ducey – drinking straw art

Ann Bowden – art from drinking straws, pipe cleaners and chicken eggs

Farmgroup – Bangkok design group working on some interesting projects

Oddbirds – interesting collection of lamps from tableware

James Grashow – cardboard sculptures

Friday, October 4, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Stephen Palmer – fun fish sculptures
MarGiai-c Miniet – quirky and off beat
Shanna Leino – book arts
Stephane Halleux – sculpture
Nemo Gould – kinetic sculpture
I-Wei Huang – new robotics from old (loved watching the videos of the robotics in action)
Harriet Mead – life-size wildlife sculpture
Andra Matin – designer of the Potato Head Beach Club in Bali

Friday, September 27, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Spring Garrett – repurposed neckties and fabric
Blair Somerville – owner and operator of Lost Gypsy Gallery, a sprawling menagerie of kinetic sculptures, automata, and electronic doohickies
Jill Ricci – mixed media collage
Sharon McCartney – mixed media collage
Will Kurtz – life size sculptures from garbage
Daniel Essig – sculptural books
Doug Beube – book arts
Gail  Rieke – collage and assemblage
Ha Schult – trash sculptor and designer of the Trash (Save the Beach) Hotel
Salvaged doors repurposed

Friday, September 20, 2013

Weekly Reycle Art Links

Aurora Robson – sculpture from waste plastic
Miwa Koizumi – enchanting aquarium creatures from plastics
Caroline Saul – sculpture from plastics
Katharine Harvey - scupltural installations are composed of empty bottles and packages
Stuart Haygarth – lighting from discarded everyday items
Guillermo Alvarez Charvel – book sculpture
Natalie Sampson – lamps made from among other things spatulas
Armin Blasbichler – enjoyed his repurposed photo slides
Franc Grom – detailed works using eggs
Eco Art Award competition – deadline November 1

Friday, September 13, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Natsumi Tomito - animal sculptures
Susanna Bauer – small sculptural objects made by stitching together of natural materials

Henrique Oliveira – huge organic sculptures using scrap wood

Tom Deininger – to watch a typical making of one of his art pieces, check the video making of his self portrait
Marta Klonowska – animals from shattered glass

Karen Cusolito – large metal sculptures using salvaged steel

Whit McLeod – heirloom furniture from reclaimed lumber

Michelle and Nathanial Stitzlein – animal sculptures

Nek Chand Foundation – found sculpture gardens in India

Don Leedy – glass windows from recycled glass

Friday, September 6, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Jodi Harvey-Brown – book sculptures
Stefano Pilato – fish sculptures
Gerard Cambon – sculpture – enjoyed his locomobiles
James Corbett – car sculptures
Joshua Pennings – metal sculpture
John Taylor – ships
Regine Deneux – raku ceramics embedded with recycled materials
Armand Pierre Fernandez – sculptures made from deconstructing  and reassembling common objects
Andy Goldsworthy - ephemeral sculptures made from elements of nature
Brent Fraser – the video on this man’s studio is a recycler’s eye candy

Friday, August 30, 2013

Weekly recycle art links

Gerard Collas – whimsical and colourful assemblage
Connie Sabo – sculptures from torn, twisted and woven newspaper
Jen Hardwick – mixed media
Scott Gundersen – wine cork art – where does one get 10,000 wine corks?
Cassandra Postema – would never have thought her jewellery and handbags was made using recycled bullet and bomb casings
Bruno Mallart – fantasy collage where Jules Verne meets Alice in Wonderland
Matt Roby – whimsical sculptures
Jeremy Mayer – typewriter assemblage
Stephane Halleux – whimsical sculpture
Nemo Gould – kinetic sculpture