Friday, April 25, 2014

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Paul Villinski – birds and butterflies from beer cans
Ernie Adams – “dwarf cars” made from scrap
Elizabeth St. Hilaire Nelson – paper collage
Kristin Bunyard  – bone jewellery
Thor Myhre – sculpture with a fondness for farm implements
Ann P. Smith - animal inspired sculptures from broken electronics and machine parts
Maurizio Lamponi Leopardi – cool lamps from objects such as an old steam iron or ice cream scoop
Alex Andromeda – sculptures from electronics
Wasteland – coming to a theatre near you
Landfill Art Project – perhaps some of you would be interested in this project

Friday, April 18, 2014

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Ryan Jude – check out her gown made from Golden Books

Tanith Rohe – jewellery from things such as guitar strings, electronics and paper

Suzanna McMahan – upcycled vintage jewellery

Peter Clark – paper collage

Kim Adams - imaginative tableaux and hybrid sculptural forms using industrial, mass-produced materials – car relics, hardware store goods and toy figures

Max Dean – sculpture and installation

Derek Arnold – takes his muse from heavy equipment graveyards

Moaffak Makhoul – recently broke the Guinness world record for the largest mural made from recycled materials

R&D – an Italian design company making furniture using rebar, roof wood, rubber tubing, brushes and mops, among other things

DIY – Jenna De Angeles shows you (with a lot of humor) how to make a wreath from old books.  Might want to start now for Christmas.

Friday, April 11, 2014

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Alvaro Tamarit – art, sculpture and furniture design
Katri Oikarinen – framed books. The video is inspiring
Eric Langert – animal sculptures
Left 4 Dead Art & Furniture – just what it says, check out the photos
Dirk Vander Koolj – check out how he made his chair from melted plastic bottles using a 3D printer
Rick Ladd – bottle cap furniture
Gregory Brotherton – author of three interesting books
Device Volume 1: Fantastic Contraption
Device Volume 2: Reconstructed
Device Volume 3: Traveling Device
Looking for used textiles in Vancouver for a project?  Try one of the monthly sales at Our Social Fabric
Looking for used wood in the San Francisco area for a project?  Try Heritage Salvage for reclaimed wood from barn doors to flooring
DIY – some things to do with tin cans

Friday, April 4, 2014

Weekly Recycle Art Links

Marie Line – PET plastic sculptures 

Gary Hovey – sculptures from cutlery

Tim Sway – check out how he made his electric bass guitar from a water ski

Alkesh Parmar – lighting from champagne corks

Karen Hackenberg – sculptures using local beach-found flotsam, PETE water bottles, plastic toy animals and product packages

Steve Jensen – carvings using reclaimed wood

Phyllida Barlow – sculptures from urban detritus – cardboard, fabric, plywood, wire, scrim, and cement among favorites

Remi Bergeron – sculptures (be sure to watch the video)

Alejandra Hynek – beautiful bags and accessories from recycled Guatamalan huipils

“The Reclaimers” - don’t miss the North Vancouver Community Arts Council’s CityScape exhibition of art made from recycled materials.  Artists include many past participants in the Revision exhibitions