JUNE AT THE SCRAP EXCHANGE Join our mailing list for the latest behind the scenes news, updates on RAD and special discounts! L-R, Suellen Laberdia and Terri Murray THE FACES BEHIND THE FABRIC Written by Bryn Hammarberg Terri Murray and Suellen Laberdia have been involved with fabrics for most of their … Continue reading
Absolute Green recycled visual art by Nghi Vollmer March 20 – April 11, 2015 Opening Reception: Friday, March 20 from 6-9 pm As a self-taught, recycled visual artist, Nghi Vollmer breathes new life to disposable paper materials to present Absolute Green, a marriage of creativity and sustainability. Vollmer’s brand of … Continue reading
The holiday season is upon us, and there is a lot of focus on buying and giving new items. However, as our mission is to promote creativity, environmental awareness and community through reuse, we prefer to view and approach our gift giving in a different way. So this season, let’s reuse … Continue reading
Rio de Reuse permanent store installation by Bryant Holsenbeck opening reception on Friday, September 21, 6-9pm … with a fish-making station for guests to add to our school of fish … and a public parade down the river at 7:30! This month’s Third Friday festivities will celebrate more than the opening … Continue reading
“Modified Multiples//Mundane Machines” opens Friday, August 17 in the Green Gallery at The Scrap Exchange. This show features sculptures by Julia Gartrell that explore common consumer items and unexpected mechanical processes. “Modified Multiples” is a series of sculptures using numerous repeating objects combined together into new forms. The repetition of … Continue reading
“When you put together things that other people have thrown out, you’re really bringing them to life – a spiritual life that surpasses the life for which they were originally created.” – Louise Nevelson Above:Cascade, 1964wood and paint100 1/2 in. x 109 in. x 17 1/2 in. (255.27 cm x … Continue reading
Awesome work by artist Zac Freeman!Via ricottapark.com, via the googmeister. Sports Gear re-use at the National Museum of the American Indian. Via theartblog.orgBrian Jungen ‘Blanket No. 7′ (2008) professional sports jerseys, 69 x 53½” Sender Collection. All images ©Brian Jungen Great post about art and re-use (link) from cultcase.comThanks to … Continue reading
2D and 3D works by Ben Bruzga on view through Saturday.