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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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The Resource Exchange + SpArc Philadelphia

We were delighted to have a group from SpArc Philadelphia come visit our store this week to learn about our donated arts materials and participate in a creative reuse project.   SpArc Philadelphia provides services to individuals with disabilities and helps them to achieve independence through choice, self-determination, inclusion and community connections. SpArc supports people through advocacy, education, cultural experiences, and employment to live their lives with maximum satisfaction and the highest level of independence. They have served the community for more than 65 years and are continually searching for new ways to improve and enhance our services. During the visit … Continue reading

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May First Friday reCreate artist – Maddie Hewitt

Maddie Hewitt earned a BFA in Sculpture from Tyler School of Art. She is interested in themes surrounding cultural history, crowd behavior, and the impact humans have on the physical world. While not tied to a particular medium, Hewitt’s recent work explores these ideas primarily through collage and photography. She collects low budget and recycled images available in the public sphere that represent a mutual aspiration, disposition and political agenda; some  of these images retain their original context and some are paired with original photographs.     As a curatorial member at Little Berlin she seeks to organize exhibitions and … Continue reading

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