Maddie Hewitt

Maddie Hewitt, an artist and re customer, used linoleum and tools found at the resource exchange to make this cool stamp! Her creation was used on the cover of, Sneaker Money, a short story zine by artist Caity Shaffer. The work is featured with a selection of several artists at Little Berlin’s Hard To Please exhibition. Hard To Please will be showing at Little Berlin this month, so be sure to stop by and see this awesome work! http://littleberlin.org/hard-to-please-3/ “Hard To Please features artwork exploring relationship power struggles and their contribution to the culture of violence as a result of conflicting mutual desires. The exhibit … Continue reading

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Jim Millisky garden

Jim Millisky’s Winter Veggie Garden Solution!

Store regular and food photographer Jim Millisky has reused our salvaged materials in a variety of ways in the past. This time, Jim came into the store and picked up some pieces of salvaged corrugated plastic. Here you can see he used it to create a little greenhouse for his vegetable garden, to help his veggies last through the cold weather. We have more of this clear corrugated plastic in the store, as well as a variety of other kinds of plastic, plexi, and glass pieces. Come on by and get creative, like Jim!  

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Insect Print Fun with reCreate Featured Artist Joy Waldinger!

Our reCreate Featured Artist of November, Joy Waldinger, taught a workshop on Science, Art, and Insect Prints in our in-store Gallery on Sunday, November 2nd. Participants were encouraged to link science and art through the process of studying and rendering insects. Everyone observed insects from an actual insect collection as well as from books. Then participants drew insect forms on reclaimed pieces of rubber tile that they then cut reliefs into to make stamps. The class was able to use their new stamps to print on salvaged papers and fabrics from The Resource Exchange.       We still have plenty of … Continue reading

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