One of our favorite neighbors and well-known glass artist, Erwin Timmers, has his artwork made from recycled glass included in a new book out next month - "1000 Ideas for Creative Reuse" by Garth Johnson. Featuring 21st Century craft and design, it is an inventive collection of cutting edge work made from recycled, upcycled, repurposed and reused items.
Due November 2009
The author, Garth Johnson is a studio artist, writer and educator, in addition to maintaining the website "Exteme Craft". Garth writes for CRAFT magazine and his writing has been featured in museum catalogs, magazines, and books worldwide, including a contribution to the upcoming book Handmade Nation from Princeton Architectural Press. Garth is currently a full-time instructor at College of the Redwoods in Eureka, CA.
Click HERE for the publishers link to the book.
Erwin Timmers teaches about the use of recycled materials in an upcoming class at the Washington Glass School, "Recycle Your Glass" - a great class to take to see how you can become part of the Green Movement in glass! Erwin's class takes place over three nights, Nov 4, 11, 18. Click HERE to see the class info.