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Art of Trash and Trashion Show open online today

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Artists and designers on Maui created works of art from trash and recycled materials. Photo Courtesy: Mālama Maui Nui

The Art of Trash exhibition and Trashion Show, which feature the reimagination of previously used materials, opens today at MalamaMauiNui.org/ArtOfTrash.

All art and fashion pieces are original work made from recycled and/or reused material by dozens of artists and designers from all over Maui Nui.

Artist Jacob Danish said: “How do I create something with deeper meaning and impact? How do I get the message of beauty, repair and healing across using simple, common, broken materials? These are the questions that are driving my creations.”

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The juried exhibition and show are hosted by Mālama Maui Nui and sponsored by the County of Maui’s Environmental Protection & Sustainability Division.

The Jurors’ Choice Awards are based on the transformation of material, good craftsmanship and overall creativity.

The pieces were photographed and compiled into a gorgeous magazine that is digitally available for viewing online. The magazine also is available to purchase.

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The public can vote for their favorite pieces for the Community Choice Awards. Participants automatically will be entered into a drawing for a free Art of Trash T-shirt and poster. Community Choice Award winners will be published in May.


For a weekly listing of Maui music and other events, go to Maui Entertainment, Arts, Community, April 20-27 and click here.

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