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Trash: The Art of Recycle

“The natural world has inspired people since the beginning of time, primarily through its beauty and power. However, in the past one hundred years, man’s pursuit of manufacturing for mass consumerism has threatened the planet, with waste from disposable goods now a top environmental and political priority.

As a disposable society, it is easier to throw things out than to fix them. Recycling is a positive way to offset the damage. My work focuses on the art of reuse, renewal and recycling to reinforce this message. Constructing art from discarded metal materials speaks out on the negative impact humans have left on the environment, while educating and creating awareness on the need to recycle debris and reduce pollution.”

Steve Steinman is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design and Pratt where he received Masters Degrees from both.  He also taught at Pratt Institute before moving to Atlanta.  He has retired from the American InterContinental University after thirty three years where he was Dean of the School of Design. He also received his doctorate form Capella University while working full time.  Steve has a prolific body of work around Atlanta.  He designed and produced the art for the Buckhead Marta Station, the second largest station in the city of Atlanta that encompasses the most art of any station.