Friday, January 30, 2015

Recycle Art Links

Ann Smith – animal sculpture
Matthew Bartik – metal folk art with a love of forks
Studio Bertjan Pot – check out their “Stairway to Heaven” lighting system using ladders
Inghua Ting – flooring and accessories made from leather belts and seat belts
Greta Constantine – seat belt couture
Dale Weber – assemblage
Lynn Muir – driftwood sculptures
Judith and Joyce Scott – amazing story of the creative spirit making art assemblages known as “outsider art”

Friday, January 23, 2015

Recycle Art Links

JT Smalley – sculptures

Wendy Stanwick – jewellery from diamond drill core samples

Pea Garvanian – solar power art lamps

Joseph and Bridget Farmer – whimsical sculpture from metal

Heather Fortin Rubald – handbags, totes and accessories from post-consumer plastic bags

Johnny Fireseed and the Junkyard Dogs – band using instruments made entirely from recycled materials

Mary Gubbels – altered books

Dana Parlevliet – paper flowers

Kimberly Anne Jackson – handmade paper sculptures

Stefan Thompson – paintings and sculptures on sticks and stones

Friday, January 16, 2015

Recycle Art Links

Nita Bowerman – trash fashion designer (among other things)

Aidana Baldassarre – designer of wearable art with trash as her raw material

Ashley Hansell – trash fashion designer

Fariba Mirzaie – fashion designer and textile artist

Cindy Fortin – check out her Kitty Pop Dress made with dryer sheets and straws

Port Moody Wearable Arts Awards – performance February 21, 2015, exhibition February 26 to April 2, check out the gallery of 2013 winners

Hartford Trashion Fashion Show – check out some of the 2014 designers

Junk to Funk – trashion edutainment for the masses (they too organize an annual trash fashion show in Portland, Oregon

Fusion Fashion and Art Week – fashion week in Palm Springs, November 2014, check out some of the trash fashion

Recycled Runway – fashion show in Florida January 18, 2015

Trash to Fashion Show, part of Paris Fashion Week – March 7, 2015

World of Wearable Art, New Zealand –  these guys are more like trashion fashion meets Cirque de Soleil
their next exhibition is September 24 to October 11, 2015

Friday, January 9, 2015