Artist Tells Stories Of Dead Bees

Artist Sarah Hatton has created a series of works using thousands of dead bees displayed in spirals symbolic of agriculture. She wants to bring attention to bees’ decline due to pesticide use. Full Story — website

Recycled Art Market

Recycled Art Market

Support Michigan artisans – Don’t miss the 4th Annual Recycled Art Market featuring original art for sale, comprised of 50% – 100% recycled, upcycled & repurposed materials… Save the date! Saturday November 3, 2012.


DIY Garden Stake Finials

Why not turn these ordinary bamboo stakes into functional pieces of art with a few simple materials?!!

Recycled… A popular ArtPrize medium

Many of this year’s ArtPrize entries were created using recycled materials. We applaud these artists for thinking green!


Friday Night at GRAM Tonight, June 20th at 5:30 pm The Grand Rapids Art Museum will receive its LEED Gold Certification Award from the U.S. Green Building Council. Educator for Student and Adult Programs, Megan Walker, speaks on the topic of sustainable architecture as it relates to the Grand Rapids Art Museum. 7:00 – 7:45 […]

Art and Earth Friendly

Grand Rapids Art Museum The GRAM is the first newly constructed LEED certified art museum in the world and is expected to receive a LEED gold rating from the USGBC. This is not an easy accomplishment for an art museum, due to the delicate nature of the artwork.


Old News is Good News

Artist -Holly Anne Mitchell creates unique bracelets, brooches, earrings and cufflinks from recycled newspaper.

Jerry Kott bottleforms


Artist Jerry Kott recycles wine bottles into these ultra-cool decorative vases. He also reuses wine bottles to make both hanging and table lamps

Tripp Gregson

Street Sign Redesign

These artists recycle used street signs into amazing functional works of art; including furniture, bowls, purses, flatware and jewelry.