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Sculpture artists and weavers make mind-blowing items from discarded and broken umbrellas. But there are also many projects that you can make at home with limited sewing or gardening skills.
Artists Who Creatively Reuse Umbrellas
Jean’s 2021 lecture to art students about her work. She discusses her umbrella pieces near the start of the lecture at around 7:00.
Amanda Schachter and Alexander Levi – SLO Architecture
Learn about the Harvest Dome projects
Umbrella Creative Reuse Projects
Cucicucicoo by Lisa Neri
Portable greenhouse from a clear bubble umbrella
Pussy willow craft from umbrella spines
Costumes that Creatively Reuse Umbrellas
Cirque de Parapluie – finalist in the Junk Kouture 2018 trash fashion show in Ireland
Bat costume instructions from Lenore Edman from Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories
Spaceship costume instructions using a bubble umbrella by Zygote Brown
Wheel of Fortune costume from an umbrella