Wednesday, October 21, 2009

350 & RECYCLED ART

I made this nikau palm from plastic drink bottles.
On Saturday 24th September I will have a stall at the 350 environmental event at Mt Eden- where I will be demonstrating craft projects for recycling plastic drink bottles, as well as selling my recycled artworks & trashion pieces.
350 Maunga Action * 3:30-4:50pm
Join in with other Aucklanders on the Real Icons of Auckland to call out for change for 350. Bring your voice and instruments - tell every music group you know! Maungawhau | Mt Eden
http://www.350.org/node/5747
fb: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=113834797830
3:30pm for karakia, ends 4:50 so you can amble along to:

350 Festival * 5pm-7pm
The key-stone in Auckland's combined action: Gather with the whole 350 community to celebrate the day http://www.350.org/node/8755
fb: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=165945354531
Tahaki Reserve, at the base of Mt. Eden
5pm till sun-down around 7pm

Sunday, October 11, 2009

TEXTILE SHOW


Here is my dumpster-diving buddie Laurie with her daughter Hannah with the bags we made for the Textile Art Show at the Depot Art Gallery


Sunday, October 04, 2009

JUNK2FUNK




Here are the two major prize-winners from the Junk2Funk recycled art show held on Waiheke Island last weekend.
Sue Hunter's '50's-style flounced dress, bag & hat made from Vogel's bread wrappers & other plastic bags won Senior "Local Heros" as well as "Best Overall". Kerry Appleton's dress made from old entry tickets to past Junk2Funk shows won Intermediate "Local Heroes" as well as the "Supreme Sustainability" award.