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Student Art Using Reclaimed Fabric!

Local Artist Aimee Lin has been working with students from the Lingelbach Elementary after school program to make quilts and a woven fabric mural; all made from reclaimed fabric found at the re! The quilt says, “You change the world by being yourself”, a Yoko Ono quote! “I wanted to say thank you to The Resource Exchange for providing the materials! I just recently went back to you guys to get more fabric for this Spring’s quilt making project for Henry C Lea Elementary and am excited to see what they make.”  In 2019, we kept over 4,000lbs of fabric … Continue reading

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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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Greg Kaminski’s reclaimed map art

Artist and re customer Greg Kaminski has found inspiration here at the Resource Exchange. He used several reclaimed maps to create this awesome pair of mixed media paintings! You can find an array of old maps, posters, books and prints here to make your own unique collage creations!

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