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