Monday, August 18, 2008
Great Green Art in the Great White North
Check out this article by Dawnell Smith from the Anchorage Daily News (8/2/08) describing Unique Ways Studio, a "space dedicated to art through conservation and conservation through art. Here, artists Linda Warford and Jerelyn Miyashiro want to turn bags, boxes, paper, CD cases, scrap metal, electrical wire and all kinds of waste into objects of beauty and utility." Hey, they sound like my kinda folks! "Though its programming is still evolving, Unique Ways offers everything from collaborative studio hours to workshops on bookbinding with waste paper and making totes from plastic grocery bags, always stressing how the ethos and aesthetics of reusing materials entwine, Miyashiro said." Find out more at the Unique Ways Studio web site.