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‘Old to New’ exhibit featured at Bay School

“Old to New,” a collection of artwork that incorporates up-cycled, recycled and reused components to create new works of art, is currently on display in the Art Speaks Gallery at the Bay School Community Arts Center in Mathews.

Artists took various directions as they created their new artwork out of old, said a press release. Some used recycled components, such as Tom Zuk, who incorporated wood scraps in his work. Some, such as Pat Whitlow and Tim Dooley, used combinations of vintage objects to create conversation pieces as well as art.

Marilou Bray McCrosky used oyster shells from George Washington’s birthplace to make her oyster shell necklaces, while Cynthia Plessinger used shells, glass and debris that washed ashore on Haven Beach after Hurricane Isaias to make window mosaics.

Wood artists Sam Forrest and Pat Andrews used fallen trees to make exquisite and unique furniture, said the release. Andrews also used metal objects such as old scuba tanks and railroad ties to crea...

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