Weekly Recycle Art Links

VanCity Art Call – looking for a number of artworks with a preference for works made with upcycled and/or recycled materials, award fees range from $1,500 to $9,000 (digital submission deadline July 3, 2012)

City of Vancouver has announced free artist spaces which are converted field houses in 5 Vancouver parks (application deadline July 9)

Annual Seattle Art Car Blowout at Seattle’s Fremont Fair, June 15-17 (this weekend)

some photos from the Trash Fashion Show in Seattle earlier in June

Toronto’s first Beyond the Blue Box Fashion and Art Show takes place June 16 (this weekend)

Vancouver Maker Faire - June 23 and 24

Mysterious paper sculptures show up at the Scottish Poetry Library

Emily Steele – check out her Little Red Dress made from slide film backed with LEDs

Ken Swallow – “My creations are all about transforming parts of discarded items into something original”

Kirsty Elson – I especially enjoyed her little sculptures from driftwood and other found objects

Thomsa Wold – upcycle furniture designer

Sanyukta Shrestha – fashion designer adds a recycled newspaper dress to her latest runway show in London

Garth Britzman – his project (POP) Culture uses recycled plastic bottles filled with coloured water