Wood Carved Plaque of A Woman’s Head, circa 1920’s
(Via Anonymous Works)
Custer’s Last Waistband & the Cowboy Prince Present…
“Going Down the Road Feelin’ Fine” (October, 2012)
-house paint and acrylic on found wood board
Assemblage by Carlos Chavarria
So, I thought I’d start out my contribution with a bit of thrifted art, this is a fab decorative chopping board picked up from the Salvation Army, Palmerston North for $3.
Handcarved, folk antique rocking chair
Memory Lamp $85
American Folk/Tramp Art Frame USA
Early 20th century
Phoenix Commotion, is a house construction firm, (run by Dan Phillips), that builds affordable housing out of recycled materials. Not just architectural salvage items either, but also bottle caps, corks, broken pieces of tile, you name it. The end result is not only an affordable home that strictly conforms to building codes, but also a piece of folk art.
People need to know about organizations like these, because ones that effect positive changes get lost in the “news” stories that instill fear and panic more than they inform.