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WHYY Summer Journalist Video: Sustainable Art and The Resource Exchange!

Check out this AMAZING video made by the WHYY Summer Journalists Program! We’ve never seen a better video made about The Resource Exchange and our sustainable arts mission. These young journalists really know what they’re doing. Thanks so much for covering our organization, interviewing our artists and spreading the word about creative reuse and sustainability in the arts! Special thanks to Student Journalists Hunter Lee, Will McQuillan, Felix Agosto, Husnaa Hashim and Dawson Ross for all the thought and research that went into this fantastic video. And to Program Leader Jenine Pilla and our past reCreate Featured Artists who speak … Continue reading

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Meet our Amazing Summer Intern!

At first glance, I knew this store was special. It’s environmentally friendly as well as a place where people can buy recycled material for crafts, projects, or whatever they want for a good price. I was given the task to come up with my own project utilizing items from the store. There was so much to choose from, and after walking up and down the aisles countless times I came up with the idea of making a 3D garden. This is different for me considering that any other time I make art I spend most of my time doodling, or … Continue reading

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The Resource Exchange Gets a Mural by Chroma Dolls!

We’re incredibly happy to have Chroma Dolls painting a new mural on the side of our building! Chroma Dolls was chosen to represent Philly in partnership with Beautify Earth and Zappos in a 10 city, 10 mural, 10 core value project.  The design of the mural represents the theme that was assigned to Philly: building a positive team and family spirit. “The goals of this project are to put an end to blighted walls by empowering artists, encouraging social responsibility, and instilling community pride.” We’re thrilled that Chroma Dolls chose The Resource Exchange wall and corner to creatively express togetherness and brighten up … Continue reading

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