Florida Sustainable Art by Recycling Discarded Items

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Florida Sustainable Art: Dale Weber Assemblages

Perhaps, I do believe that every living thing deserves a second look and a second chance. – Dale Weber, Florida Sustainable Artist

I create objet trouve (found object) assemblages by recycling discarded items. I find cast offs in dumpsters, along railroad tracks, at construction dump sites, on the street, along the river, and wherever else they appear. I attempt to present a new perception by revealing the hidden worth found beneath a shabby exterior. My use of inanimate objects has been said to be a metaphor of the disenfranchised of today’s society, be it human or animal. Perhaps, I do believe that every living thing deserves a second look and a second chance.

Each assemblage tells a story or conveys a message that ranges from the philosophical to the whimsical. Each assemblage is uniquely different as the items I use to create it. My wish is for you to enjoy my artwork as much as I enjoy creating it. My ultimate goal is for you to view our world through new eyes.

Guest Article
Dale Weber is a sustainable artist in Southwest Florida. The collection of his artwork as well as his biography, list of past shows, and awards received can be found at www.daleweber.artspan.com.

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