Daily Archives: December 31, 2012

Upcycling Trash to Treasure

Philadelphia Dumpster Divers

Philadelphia Dumpster Divers at Famous 4th Street Deli for their 25th Anniversary, January 10th, 2012.

Exhibit: The Dumpster Divers of Philadelphia:

Main Line Unitarian Church, Fireside Gallery, 816 S. Valley Forge Road, Devon, PA

January 5 – February 10, 2013

Opening reception: Saturday, January 5, 4-7 pm

Regular gallery hours are 9:00 to 4:30 Mon thru Fri and 9:00 to 2:00 on Sunday. Go to www.mluc.org for more information. 

Over 20 “Dumpster Divers” from this imaginative group of found object artists are exhibiting in this delightful and inspiring exhibit in the Fireside Gallery at Main Line Unitarian Church. The Dumpster Divers exhibit their upcycling art as a group and individually, all with unique visions for their work. They meet monthly to share trash-picked finds, art-making stories, flea market news, and socialize with their fellow art eccentrics. The environmental impact of reused materials is “Ecologically Correct,” but it is through their diverse visions that the Dumpster Divers make a large impact. Transformation of society’s trash to create meaning and beauty is achieved through the eyes of these artists. Their artwork is as diverse as the group and materials used, all of it engaging, often playful, sometimes political, ironic, and definitely captivating! Please join us for the

OPENING RECEPTION Saturday, January 5, 2013, 4-7 pm, including artist talks.

Photograph by DoN Brewer.

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