Gretchen Keyworth of the Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton, Massachusetts, says the art show highlighting trashy items like a teapot made from used tea bags and a dress from bicycle tires was so popular, the museum extended the show for another four months.
Trashformations features the work of 112 different East Coast artists, and although its hard to single out just a few pieces, Keyworth says shes fond of an outhouse/office made of recycled wooden boards, a spidery-looking pin from watch hands and a life-size female made of every tchotchke you can think of.
She also enjoys a bustier/underwear/garter belt combo made out of soda cans because, Theres something very do not touch about it.
Alas, Keyworth recently said au revoir to the trash- turned-treasure, sending it to the COPIA gallery in Napa, California, where it will be on view until May 8.
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