Contained Spaces, (detail)
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During her 2012 Recology residency, Christina Mazza looked closely at the fragility of beauty of individual discarded objects, making meticulously rendered drawings in ballpoint pen, pencil, and gouache. In some cases she used found objects as her canvas, such as this drawing, done on an old wooden shipping container.
The Artist in Residence Program at Recology San Francisco is a one-of-a-kind program established in 1990 to encourage the conservation of natural resources and instill a greater appreciation for the environment and art in children and adults. Artists work for four months in studio space on site, use materials recovered from the Public Disposal and Recycling Area, and speak to students and the general public. Over the last twenty-five years, more than 100 professional artists and twenty student artists have ...