Friday, February 22, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Louise Richardson – work incorporates elements from nature including snake skin (where the heck does one get that much snake skin?)

Dufala Brothers – sculptures using some interesting pairing of materials

Tom Friedman – sculptor known for his work employing everyday material, such as toothpicks or sugar cubes in intricate geometric arrangements

Yuken Teruya – works with materials such as toilet paper rolls, paper shopping bags and butterfly chrysalises

Paul Villinski – from beer cans to butterflies

Jill Jones – steampunk objects and jewellery from antique found objects

Neumatica – makers of accessories from vehicle inner tubes

Robin Ripley – current exhibition Book Bytes on at the Vancouver East Cultural Centre

Recycled Arts Festival in Vancouver WA – deadline for submissions March 1, show June 29 and 30

Bellingham and SEattle ReStore Recycled Art Shows – deadline for submissions March 1, show April 13 to May 7

Friday, February 15, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Sayaka Ganz – animal sculptures from kitchen utensils

Allan Young – clocks

Milan Bender – lamps from vintage cameras

Jay Watson – I especially enjoyed the sock pendant lights

Tom Deininger – watch his self portrait take shape using lots of plastic toys

Robert Wechler –transforming everyday objects and conventional settings through trickery”

Gilles Eichenbaum – lamps from repurposed household objects

Allan young – clocks from computers, cameras and watches

Ellen Driscoll - installations exploring resource consumption and material lineage

List of 2013 artcar and artbike parades

Friday, February 8, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Jean Shin – sculptures and large scale installations from everyday objects, including umbrellas, donated clothing, losing lottery tickets, empty wine bottles and discarded computer keycaps

Sarah Turner - decorative lighting from waste plastic drinks bottles

Donald Gialanella – “an artistic paleontologist, searching for traces of meaning in the rubble of society”

Paul Rainville – chandeliers from bottles

Jill Jones – steampunk objects and jewellery from antique found objects

Aurora Robson – works using plastic debris, packaging and junk mail

Tom Sachs – sculptor using various modern icons

Anne – wall art from repurposed books

Court Bennett – “bio-mechanical forms, which combine materials in unconventional, dark and humorous ways”

Nelot Cram – bird houses

Dalton Ghetti – sculptures on the tips of pencils

Reclamation Administration – website dedicated to the dissemination of information that prevents the unnecessary waste of construction and demolition materials through recycling based in the Portland, Oregon

Friday, February 1, 2013

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Dean Patman – detailed animal sculptures

Jack Zylkin - upcycled antique typewriters that also work as computer keyboards and iPad docks

Richard Shilling – ephemeral art

Leslie Tilley – “lamps out of blenders, toasters, plumbing parts, gears, coffee pots, pepper mills, flower pots, gelatin molds, colanders, cigar boxes, birdcages, and other assorted treasures”

Nathan Rock – repurposing cast iron artifacts from old mills, railyards and factories that have been abandoned or forgotten

LeAnn Larson – jewellery from vintage silverware

Matthew Donaldson – furniture designs from recycled wood

Kelly Headley – reclaimed and salvaged wood designs

Swap-o-rama – Vancouver February 10 – giant clothing swap and do-it-yourself workshops where guests pay $5 and contribute a bag of unwanted clothing and are allowed to take home as much clothing as they can carry

Re Store Bellingham call for art for 12th annual Recycled Arts Show