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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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Slab to Fab + The Resource Exchange

Karen Sacks recently brought the students of her Main Line Art Center Slab to Fab Pottery class into the Resource Exchange! Karen uses lace doilies, felt, and other materials to give textures to her pottery pieces.  Want to learn how?  Here’s a picture tutorial Karen generously sent our way.  All the lace and felt is reclaimed material from local film shoots. This plate will then get bisque fired and glazed!  Karen brought her class into the store so that members could pick materials of their own to texture the works they make in class.  They even brought some clay with … Continue reading

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