Keep New Mexico True and the NM Recycling Coalition co-hosted a webinar with art leaders around the state who re-purpose trash and found objects into artwork. Watch to learn how you can divert waste by incorporating repurposed materials into your own artwork or by supporting local recycled-art!
Sarah Pierpont, Executive Director of NM Recycling Coalition and Owner of Resourceful Santa Fe
Bill Skrips, Artist and Owner of Skrips Studio
Darlene Fortier, Second Grade Educator at Santa Fe Public Schools
Tammy Parker, Environmental Specialist at Keep Zuni Beautiful
Corinne Loperfido, Artist of Trash Temple installation at Meow Wolf
Attend the largest recycled art market in the country! This family-friendly event brings together artists who transform discarded materials into artistic wonders and includes an art-market, art exhibits, student art, and make-and-take activities.
Date: November 12 - 14, 2021
Location: Santa Fe Community Convention Center, 201 Marcy Street, Santa Fe, NM
Ethyl the Whale is a recycled art piece that seeks to bring awareness to plastic pollution in the world’s oceans. Created by artists Joel Dean Stockdill and Yustina Salnikova, Ethyl holds the Guinness World Record for the largest recycled plastic sculpture.
Visit local repurpose stores to start upcycling materials.