Untouchable to Wonder Woman: Custom Made Scenery Gets New Life!

Local photographer Celeste Giuliano often finds materials here at The Resource Exchange to use in the sets she puts together for her pin-up shoots. For her latest project, inspired by Wonder Woman, she used the custom made columns that we saved from the major motion picture Untouchable! Over the course of 8 days in her studio, Celeste shot over 40 women, all of them posed as Wonder Woman in the set she built. “Part of that set was inspired by pieces I found at the Resource Exchange. While shopping I discovered a few greek columns that I knew would perfectly replicate … Continue reading

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Constructivist Play for Adults Workshop uses reclaimed materials!

Re customer and educational trainer with LiteBrite, LLC, Erika Anderson recently purchased a range of reclaimed materials for use in an educational workshop at the Conference by the Sea, hosted by the Maryland State Child Care Association in Ocean City, Maryland. LiteBrite’s Director, Crystal Ey, engaged over 300 early learning educators during two sessions on Constructivist Play for Adults at the conference, putting the creative materials (including fabric samples, pipe cleaners and expandos) to good use as educational tools! Erika wrote that these materials “added another dimension to the level of creativity and interest through play experiences during the sessions” and described … Continue reading

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Last Call at Little Berlin features reused tubes!

LAST CALL MAY 6- 31, 2017 Curated by L. Kasterns, L. Leyden, and A.V. Wagner You can still catch the exhibit Last Call at Little Berlin this week! The artworks were made in part with reclaimed tubes found here at The Resource Exchange. The tubes came from the set of the Arden Theatre Company’s production of Robin Hood, and have been reused in TONS of art projects since the set came down in 2012. You can read the reuse stories of the tubes – like how they were repainted for set dec on the film Split, used in homes,  and other … Continue reading

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