Category Archives: Inspiring Upcycling & Eco Artists Series
A series of posts about inspirational eco friendly and upcycling artists.
Joy Pitts creates stunning artwork from clothes labels, each one individually, painstakingly, pinned to the canvas, the finished results are truly incredible. We had the absolute pleasure of meeting this lovely talented artist at her solo exhibition at Erewash Museum … Continue reading
Thrashion create the most stunning and innovative upcycled skateboard jewellery. The layers of colours and surface designs incorporated into high quality, well designed pieces works so incredibly well. We asked them to tell us more about their fantastic company….
The needlefelt work of Karin at Celestine and the hare captures a variety of wonderful characters in a most beautiful way. The lifelike and whimsical creatures are all made from pure wool and produced with minimal environmental impact. We love … Continue reading
The wonderful Sue creates fabulous clothing and homewares by upcycling unwanted knitwear. The results are gorgeous! Come have a nose at some of her beautiful work and hear all about how she became the Woolly Pedlar …
Kasasagi, upcycled nature inspired sculpture by the talented Kate Kato. Being a huge lover of organic form I was instantly drawn to Kate’s wonderful pieces. She beautifully captures elements from the natural world, showcasing them in carefully selected unwanted objects, inspired … Continue reading
The lovely Amanda creates beautiful textile art from vintage fabrics and curios. We asked Amanda to tell us about her work, how she made the leap from hobbyist to small business. Her thoughts on the upcycling trend and favourite artists. … Continue reading
I first came across Julie’s work in 2013 and was instantly taken with her upcycled insect sculptures. Not only are they wonderfully imaginative pieces but they are always beautifully presented. The attention to detail in each piece is outstanding and … Continue reading
Meet upcycled metal artist Keith Lynn, a wonderful example of a successful upcycling artistic business venture. The talented 41 year old Keith Lynn is an upcycled metal artist based in South Shields, between Sunderland and Newcastle. In April 2014 Keith swapped … Continue reading