SPECIAL THANKS Chandra Glaeseman, Cyan Bott, Celeste Sipes (Radish Underground), Kollodi Norton, Emmalene Capece, Erin Rasmussen, Drew Laughery, Kellie Kane, Kristin Olson, Jan Schatz, and Cindy Black.
Trashion Couture Project
An exploration in Victorian Breakdancing 1000 hours/6 months to create.
Mini blinds, used curtains. Window Screening, Soda can/Beer tabs, mini blinds. Bicycle Tire tubes, recycled gold wire.
Modeled by Erin McGarry (bike tubes), Linda Okereke (mini blinds), Hoda Pishvaie (window screen). Makeup by Claudine Ebel. Photos by Kellie Kane. Jewelry by Betsy and Iya. and Isaac Watson.
The Drew Laughery Memorial Bathroom
Wallpaper illustration by Drew Laughery. Design and Production collaboration by Drew and Jen
Lil Bear Magic
For one month, 14 Little Free Libraries in Portland Oregon, were transformed into Little Galleries. Lil Bear Magic was a yarn bombed fiber mushroom house filled weekly with 120 total little crochet bears. Gallery viewers were encouraged to:
Take a bear. Take it on an adventure and Tag it. #lilbearmagic
Special thanks: Participating artists, library owners, and individual donors
Transform Salon Remodel
Check back for the story!
Year of the Waffle
One year of obsessive and total ridiculous celebration of THE WAFFLE
42 recipes, 10 field trips, a community notebook, photographs documenting every sundays waffle invitation, and closing the year with a closing waffle ceremonies.
Inspiration cookbook: Waffles: sweet, savory, simple by Dawn Yanagihara
Belgium Waffle Maker from Crate and Barrel
Special thanks to all the participants
Info to come...
Junk to Funk
MATERIALS USED: Used Crayons, plastic grocery bag, hot glue, and packing tape. The crayons came from SCRAP. ~80 to 100 hours.
CREDITS: Modeled by Corey Ravens. Photo courtey of Jen LaMastra
ACCOLADES: This image has been on the cover of Sustainable Life, in The Portland Tribune, on several blogs, in Portland Monthly, and was circulating image on the Junk to Funk website.
MATERIALS USED: Mini blinds, bicycle tire tubes, old trunk locks, used window hinges. *collected from Freecycle, seven corners bike shop, rebuilding center and hippo hardware. 500 hours to create.
CREDITS: Modeled by Emily Alexander. Photos courtesy of The Photographers and Junk to funk.
ACCOLADES: Won first prize and the peoples choice award at Junk to Funk. 2009 Display at Portland International Airport for 6 months and SCRAP’S gallery for 1 month. Featured on Dusty Couture and Brooklyn Bee and Fashion Club.
Miss Reverb Fever
MATERIALS USED: Unusable CDs and DVDs, human hair, old curtains and demin jeans dress, guitar strings, spiral notebook springs. The CDs were collected from SCRAP and from an elementary school’s computer lab.
CREDITS: Modeled by Jen LaMastra. Photos courtesy of Corey Ravens.
ACCOLADES: This jacket has been on Display at several eco-events hosted by Junk to Funk, and on display at Montavilla sewing center for a teens fashion camp taught by Jen. Published in Portland Monthly and the Brooklyn Bee, as well as been on several blogs including Green Wala. Interviewed on Portland’s T.V. program Sustainable Today.
Vitamin Water Bottle Dress
MATERIALS USED: 200 Used Vitamin Water Zero Bottles and Labels. Glow, Rhythm, Squeezed, Revitalize. Packing Tape. Thread, 30 Led’s, solder, Glow in the dark paint, clear vinyl and hot glue.
CREDITS: Modeled by Natalie M. Morris, Makeup by Katherine Sealy, Lighting/circuitry design by Mark Keppinger, Photos courtesy of Brian Adrian Koch.
THANKS: Virginia LaForte, Lindsey Newkirk, Tim Gunn/Brian Adrian Koch, Traci Price, Jessica Kimmet, Erinn McGarry, Sylvia, Emily Alexander, and Mark Keppinger.