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Jean Shin

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November 8th, 2009

SoundWave MAD 1 Jean Shin

Jean Shin is an artist. Her magnificent work not only takes unusable material, transforming it into something wonderful, she has the most creative titles for her work that give a deeper meaning to the piece. [ Continue Reading ]

You see an empty bottle. David Edgar sees a fish.

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September 21st, 2009

Freddy 585x384 You see an empty bottle. David Edgar sees a fish.

Retired UNC Charlotte art professor David Edgar is clearly making good use of his free time. Rather than park himself on the couch and watch marathons of Cheaters, he is creating an ever-expanding world of aquatic life. [ Continue Reading ]

Yuken Teruya

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June 14th, 2009

yuken teruya 01 Yuken Teruya

Yuken Teruya takes everyday objects, such as toilet paper rolls, McDonalds bags, and pizza boxes, and creates beautiful intricate pieces of art that reflect on culture and society.  In a small and delicate way he makes a strong statement about issues like the depletion of natural resources.  I love how a political statement can me made with a toilet paper roll, it’s awesome how simple it is. [ Continue Reading ]

John Dahlsen

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May 1st, 2009

blue rope John Dahlsen

Having just breezed through Earth Day, what better time to introduce you to John Dahlsen, the environmental artist.  All of his “paintings,” sculptures, and installation art are made from rubbish, ropes, flip flops, plastics and essentally garbage
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