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Creative Reuse with The Fabric Workshop and Museum Family Programs!

On Friday, June 29th, teens used reclaimed materials from The Resource Exchange for The Fabric Workshop and Museum’s Teen Program: Feeling Free! A patch making activity inspired by Ursula von Rydingsvard’s collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum, PODERWAĆ, 2017, a monumental-sized leather motorcycle jacket. Photos from the workshop by Carlos Avendaño. We’re thrilled that the art and craft supplies that we diverted from landfill are being reused by such a great arts and education organization. FWM will continue promoting creative reuse in their educational programs by supplying workshop participants with reclaimed materials from our store during their next workshop too! Is your family … Continue reading

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Nancy M. Gonzalez: Abstract Art Art

Nancy creates mixed material works using reclaimed materials from The Resource Exchange. In the past she has used recycled frames and other salvaged items in her pieces. But Nancy most recently came by the store to tell us about a new creative reuse idea she had after an art book that she purchased here was ruined when she left it outside in the rain. Nancy said, “Not too long ago I purchased an old art book that I really enjoy reading and learning from, but  my book got wet one rainy day. I was so sad, and I could not … Continue reading

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