Monday, 29 March 2010

Shari Mendelson Artwork from Discarded Bottles

Three Vessels.

Creating art pieces from discarded bottles, Shari Mendelson a MFA graduate from State University of New York at New Paltz, New York, lives and works in Brooklyn. A recipient of two New York Foundation for the Arts grants and a Pollock-Krasner foundation award, her current  were work constructed from found plastic bottles which is inspired by historical ceramic, glass and metal vessel.

'I collect discarded juice, soda and water bottles, cut them into pieces and use the parts to create new vessels. The original material is transformed from plastic trash into pieces that address issues of mass production, waste, the environment, the value of objects, history and culture.'
- Shari Mendelson.

Figure with 3 Legs.

Cupcake Vessel.

Vessels with 3 Spouts.

Green Pyramid Vessel.

Bumpy Blue-green Vessel.

Shari Mendelson other artworks.

Check out the rest of Shari Mendelson work from her site.

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Josh Urso Design said...

The delicate but somewhat crude construction reminds us of Roman glass. We bet they'll be around just as long. Interesting concept.

L said...

thank you so much for your comment. yes, i agree with u.