My World Tour Plan

I have this idea of travelling all over to visit people doing Trashmagination stuff. I’m going to keep a running list of places I want to see for the day I go.

The keywords I use when searching for these people are:

  • American Made
  • Collaborative Working Space
  • Creative Recycling
  • Etsy Recycled
  • Fiber Art Center
  • Folk Art Center
  • Maker Faire
  • Mosaics
  • School of Crafts
  • Scrap
  • Textile Center
  • Tinkerer
  • Upcycled

 

EVENTS IN MULTIPLE LOCATIONS

 

ALABAMA

  • Alabama Chanin – This visionary has a factory of organic cotton design awesomeness in Florence.
  • Arcadia Salvage – Furnishings from recycled wood – in Pell City
  • The Resource Place – A place for teachers & caregivers to get recycled materials in Mobile 

 

ALASKA

 

ALBERTA

 

ARGENTINA

 

ARIZONA

 

ARKANSAS

 

AUSTRALIA

 

BRAZIL

  • SK EcoStore – many items from recycled glass bottles – in Ribeirão Preto

 

BRITISH COLUMBIA

 

CALIFORNIA

 

CHILE

COLORADO

 

CONNECTICUT

 

DENMARK

  • Thomas Dambo – This creative reuse artist lives in Copenhagen

 

DISTRICT of COLUMBIA

 

FINLAND

 

FLORIDA

 

GEORGIA

  • Vita Marie Lovett – This artist stitches layers on to canvas to make it look like old barn doors, in Marietta

 

GERMANY

  • FM Unique Designs – furniture made from recycled materials such as suitcases – in Wallerfing
  • Diedel Klöver – art from recycled metal – in Varel
  • Little Herb Bouquet – I would love to meet innovative embroidery design Veselka Bulkan in Munich
  • raubdruckerin – Make prints from manhole covers – in Berlin

 

GREECE

 

HAWAII

 

HONG KONG

 

HUNGARY

  • Felvarrom – makes belts, wallets and other items from bicycle inner tubes – in Leányfalu

 

IDAHO

 

ILLINOIS

 

INDIANA

 

IOWA

 

ITALY

 

JAPAN

 

KENTUCKY

 

MAINE

 

MANITOBA

 

MARYLAND

 

MASSACHUSETTS

 

MEXICO

 

MICHIGAN

  • Arts and Scraps – In Detroit, a place for artists to get inexpensive supplies
  • Boots N’ Gus – Lighting from glass jars and kitchen ware in Grand Haven
  • Figjam Studio – I would love to meet creative reuse artist Kerry Heath in Coldwater
  • Green Sheep – She takes wool sweaters and makes them into  blankets
  • Green Sheep Felt – She also takes woolen sweaters and makes them into fun stuff, in Dearborn
  • Scrap Box – In Ann Arbor, they gather factory ends and other bits for artists, as well as offering classes.
  • Thing Thing – These designers grind up plastic and melt it into many objects such as clocks and furniture – in Detroit
  • Tinygami, Stacie Tamaki – Tiny origami folder

 

MINNESOTA

 

MISSOURI

 

MOLDOVA

 

MONTANA

 

NETHERLANDS

 

NEVADA

  • The Teacher’s Exchange – This program is run by the Public Education Foundation in Las Vegas and connects teachers with materials.

 

NEWFOUNDLAND

  • Norton’s Cove Studio – Janet Davis’ studio – I love her work, expecially her hooked rugs – especially Clifford’s Educational Fund – in Brookfield

 

NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

NEW JERSEY

 

NEW YORK

 

NORTH CAROLINA

 

NORWAY

  • Kari Prestgaard and Astor Andersen – create beach plastic art for museums/galleries and workshops for kids.
  • Maja Stabel – Maja designs clothing sewing patterns that use all the yardage so there is no waste – I particularly love her designs from blankets and tablecloths – I also love her embroidered portraits
  • Pippip Ferner – beach plastic sculptures, including braided plastic bags – sometimes shaped into large tree-sized cones or hanging in vertical stripes

 

NOVA SCOTIA

 

OHIO

 

OKLAHOMA

 

OREGON

 

ONTARIO

 

OREGON

 

PENNSYLVANIA

 

PORTUGAL

 

QUEBEC

 

RHODE ISLAND

 

RUSSIA

 

SASKATCHEWAN

 

SERBIA

 

SINGAPORE

 

SOUTH AFRICA

 

SOUTH CAROLINA

 

SPAIN

 

SWEDEN

 

TENNESSEE

 

TEXAS

 

THAILAND

 

UNITED KINGDOM

 

UTAH

 

VERMONT

 

VIRGINIA

 

WASHINGTON

 

WISCONSIN

  • Forevertron – A large sculpture from recycled metal in North Freedom.
  • Growing Power – Very cool program that teaches people urban farming – Will and Erika Allen are super inspiring human beings
  • Sew Much Style – iPad and bowl covers from recycled fabrics in Keewaunee

 

 

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