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Salem Art Association just released a call to artists for an Upcycle Fashion Exhibit & Fashion Show. Check it out!

The Salem Art Association's Bush Barn Art Center features ongoing opportunities for artists and curators to submit their work for exhibitions.
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Something to think about...

Natsai Audrey Chieza is a designer on a mission -- to reduce pollution in the fashion industry while creating amazing new things to wear. In her lab, she noticed that the bacteria Streptomyces coelicolor makes a striking red-purple pigment, and now she's using it to develop bold, color-fast fabric d...
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Upcycling in action...

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This clothing line is saving its waste and paying fair wages (via Zero Waste Daniel)

Are you an upcycled fashion artist? Join us for an exhibit at the Salem Art Association this summer. The call to artists closes June 9. Check it out!

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How's this for upcycling? Talk about ingenuity...

To combat growing levels of air pollution worldwide, a technology and design team is converting airborne pollutants into consumer safe inks and paints.
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Upcycle Inspiration. Check out this dress at Velvet Edge Boutique in #Eugene.

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Velvet Edge Boutique added 2 new photos.

Velvet Edge loves the Oregon Bach Festival! If you think about it, the Bach Festival is representative of the reasons that Eugene is unique. We celebrate our ar...tistic community and from June 23rd to July 10th we summon the most amazing musicians from all over the world to our little town. We love you Johann Sebastian Bach, for your ingenuity and your timeless brilliance. And we salute the Oregon Bach Festival by doing what we do best -- we made you a dress! This one is out of Bach sheet music. So go to the OBF by way of E. Broadway. You can have a taste of Bach-inspired Baroque fashion on the way to the music... And if we need your own dress to make you stand out at the Festival? We have just what you need for that too.

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Upcycle inspiration... (Thanks Mark Montano)

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Happy Sunday! Who knew that vintage silverware knives are hollow? Awesome! From DishfunctionalDesigns, Cantstopmakingthings, Fuzzerbee, Pumpernickelandwry & WirestormCreations

Snapshots from the Statesman Journal of our Trashion Show yesterday. Got photos? Please feel free to share them with us!

Photos from Saturday's Upcycle Oregon designer showcase, with more coverage to come! (Full disclosure: Statesman Journal's very own entertainment reporter Carlee Wright is one of the designers)

Outfits all created by one designer are shown during a Trashion Fashion Show during Upcycle Oregon at the Salem Convention Center on Saturday, May 21, 2016. The event highlights artists and businesses working to reuse items and reduce waste.
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We love our creative vendors and you will too!

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These gorgeous pieces from Envia in Eugene are available today at the Upcycle Oregon marketplace! Come see for yourself and hear about their mission for creative re-use.

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We love this rugged metal work from Smith & Steel! They have a great display at our event today!

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Hey look! It's NuvoGlas, right here at Upcycle Oregon today 10-5!

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Thank you to Marion County Environmental Services for joining us today! (We interrupted set-up for a quick photo op.)

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Our friends from The Salem Sleeping Bag Project are here today! Come learn more about what they do!

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More gorgeous upcycled goodies here at Upcycle Oregon today! Check out these handmade treasures from Marj Engle Designs.

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Busy busy! Come see One Fair World at our vendor fair today! 10-5 at the Salem Convention Center.

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