Turning aluminum cans into stunning works of art

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By David Morgan in New Eco on Thursday 5 April 2012

AluMosaics is an art form that transforms aluminum cans into stunning works of art. Founded by artist Jeff Ivanhoe, AluMosaics combines recycling and reuse with creativity and imagination. Ivanhoe’s pieces have been featured in My Modern Metropolis, Travel Host magazine, MyTekLife magazine and the Pheonix Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, he teaches the art of AluMosaics to dozens of students in the Arizona-area, inspiring others to explore the depths of their creative imagination. 

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Beautiful mosaic art by Leah Reeves

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By Rajeev Basu in New Art on Wednesday 28 March 2012

Juan is Dead is a line of tile-based artwork by my friend, Leah Reeves. She is a former ad agency creative from London, and now makes these pieces fulltime. Each one is totally unique and made by hand. Most works feature her character, Juan, and friends from his world from the afterlife. It’s a curiously dark but colourful world. You’ll never look at tiles in the same way again.

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