Here Are My 22 Assemblage Paintings That I Created To Bring Awareness To Plastic Waste

Most conventional plastic crap is made from non-biodegradable petrochemicals—instead of decomposing over time, it simply breaks down into smaller and smaller pieces (micro-plastics).

Since the 1950’s, plastic has become a popular material in the world: used in endless ways, found in countless items, and often made to be discarded and disregarded in mere minutes.

Since the majority of plastic is non-biodegradable, plastic waste has only accumulated over time, affecting our physical health and environment. In an effort to bring awareness to this issue and to keep some plastic from going into landfills or the ocean, I make art from plastic waste. What can we do to make a change?

Spread awareness, be mindful of plastic consumption, demand more plastic be made biodegradable—buying only plastic items that are. Be creative about making a change!

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Plastic Crap Venus

Plastic Crap Venus

Assemblage painting made from single-use and non-recyclable plastic.

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manon M3 days ago

Yes great idea1ReplyView more comments#2 

Concrete Jungle

Concrete Jungle

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Jessica5 days ago

sad but true… alot of Albatross birds are dying from plastic in their stomachs3ReplyView More Replies…View more comments#3 

Our Lady Of Plastic

Our Lady Of Plastic

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China Doesn’t Want Our Plastic Crap Anymore

China Doesn’t Want Our Plastic Crap Anymore

At the end of 2017, China announced it was going to start restricting imported plastic (and other goods) for recycling. For decades, the USA had sent tons and tons of plastic to China for this reason. Once the restrictions were put in place, waste management companies in America had to find other options for recycling. The two choices: greatly increase the price for recycling or throw it away— most have chosen the latter.

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elia 846314 days ago

China finally cares about Earth, besides the geopolitical hate.0ReplyView more commentshttps://19337cdbfc02d82c26407b264a690754.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-37/html/container.html#5 

Squid

Squid

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VANILLA4 days ago

PLEASE people keep in mind, when you litter junk, another animal dies. No one deserves to die4ReplyView more comments#6 

Plastic Crap Jesus

Plastic Crap Jesus

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sharron lynn parsons3 days ago

Art work is well done, I just pray, people will keep it in their memory, of Plastic, and more Plastic !!!0ReplyView more comments#7 

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VANILLA4 days ago

Day of the dead..3ReplyView More Replies…View more comments#8 

Sushi

Sushi

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Jessica5 days ago

might as well be eating plastic. fish are full of micro plastics4ReplyView More Replies…View more comments#9 

Octopus Garden

Octopus Garden

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Jessica5 days ago

we all live in a plastic submarine a plastic submarine.3Reply#10 

Sushi

Sushi

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Thank You

Thank You

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sharron lynn parsons3 days ago

We must see these, to understand the gravity, what more can be done, wake up people !!!0Reply#12 

Sushi

Sushi

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ArhomR4 days ago

Sad.0Reply#13 

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sharron lynn parsons3 days ago

It is so overwhelming !!!0Reply#14 

Petrochemical Tsunami

Petrochemical Tsunami

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Prick!

Prick!

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manon M3 days ago

Wow dur à admettre0Reply#18 

Paper Or Plastic

Paper Or Plastic

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Sushi

Sushi

By the year 2050, scientists predict that there will be more plastic than fish in the world’s oceans.

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Sushi

Sushi

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Lynn Greene3 days ago

I hope that, someday, it will be impossible to find materials for this plastic art. They are making cups out of algae so maybe. Thank you for this thoughtful, amazing art. I’m busy rethinking how to create a bigger art statement about justice and how we treat the earth and each other.0Reply

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Hello! My name is Christine Rose Curry. I’m a professional artist and muralist living in the historic town of Louviers, Colorado. I have a fine art degree from The Metropolitan State University of Denver, and have created several public murals in Colorado. I am also honored to be a member at EDGE Gallery, in the fabulous 40West Arts District. A Colorado Native, I love the outdoors, making art, gardening, fishing, and spending time with my husband and cats. Read more »

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