Absolute Green Opens March 20 in the Cameron Gallery

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

Call for Artists: Friends and Family 2015

The Scrap Exchange is seeking artists of all ages, mediums and skill levels to participate in our annual Friends and Family show that celebrates the art of creative reuse happening throughout our community. Friends and Family will open Friday, April 17 in our Cameron Gallery featuring our “friends” in the … Continue reading

Warmed Over Sue Realism Opens February 20 in the Cameron Gallery

Warmed Over Sue Realism collage by Jim Kellough February 20 – March 14, 2015 Opening Reception: Friday, February 20 from 6-9 pm Re-using raw materials mined from The Scrap Exchange, Durham artist Jim Kellough presents Warmed Over Sue Realism, a photomontage exhibit in three formats. Collaged-over LP sleeves, scrolls and records will … Continue reading

Signed, Sealed, Delivered II Opens December 19 in the Cameron Gallery

The next exhibit in the Cameron Gallery at The Scrap Exchange features mail art sent to the Durham creative reuse arts center’s new home from around the world.  Mail art (also known as postal art and correspondence art) is an art medium centered around sending small scale works through the … Continue reading

Message from Ann: November 2014

Dear Friends, Tis the season to ramp up the Holiday Spirit and The Scrap Exchange is the place to do it! We have events, classes, art markets, gallery openings, community happenings, and much more—we are the place to be for a smashing good time! Here’s what’s in store … Third … Continue reading

“Mutable and Constant” Opens October 17 in the Cameron Gallery

Mutable and Constant installation by Devin Utah October 17 – November 15, 2014 Opening Reception: Friday, October 17 from 6-9 pm A decayed VHS tape lodged in a VCR broadcasts flickering, distorted images while time-worn audio cassettes slow down until they sound otherworldly. Haunting glitches dance across salvaged television sets while the … Continue reading

Message from Ann: September 2014

Dear Friends, We did it! We moved for 5 days—12 hours a day—and re-opened in our new PERMANENT location at 2050 Chapel Hill Road in the Lakewood Shopping Center on Saturday, August 16. We’ve been in our new space for a month, and it does feel like home. The building is … Continue reading