Art from Trash

Art from Trash: You Get What You Pay For

At first glance, this project is, for the most part, your basic small pizza box: an image that we’re all warmly familiar with as a food that essentially everyone enjoys…

Art from Trash: Sugarpills

This creation was inspired by the habit of compulsive eating, which is an aspect of my experience with OCD. One of the first questions asked in the class was “What…

Art From Trash: A Lot To Swallow

I’ve always liked to collect things, sometimes obsessively. Since I started taking birth control for my acne in 2018, I felt compelled to save the packaging. It amassed in a…

Art From Trash: When I See You

A series consisting of five pieces emerged from inspired explorations derivative of the course. Beginning with two boards sawed from a discarded futon, an old journal, paper scraps and glass…

Art from Trash: Jellyfish

I’m saddened by the thought that there will soon be more plastic than fish in the oceans. For this project, I wanted to create something that would resemble a jellyfish…

Art from Trash: Tunnel Book

This class has opened my eyes up to many different ways to look at art and trash and has shown me that you can make anything out of anything. I…

Art from Trash: a cyborg from grandpa’s tools

My personal experience building the cyborg from trash connected me to my grandfather, Luis, who recently passed away. Luis worked for the City of New York as an electrician. He…

Art From Trash: (Look at Me)

The word that initially caught my attention when beginning this project was “obsession”. As I reflected on obsessions and obsessive behaviors of mine, I realized that even as a little…

Art from Trash: Towers

The work that I have produced during this class is two structures, one reaching approximately twenty-five inches and the other measuring about thirteen inches tall. Beneath the outer layer of…