Trash versus treasure is all relative, as everyone pretty much knows by now. Rhode Island-based artist Tom Deininger takes the old adage to heart through his remarkable collage work. From idealistic landscapes (one of which is inspired by Impressionist master Monet), to detailed portraiture, to denim seascapes, to large-scale commissions, Deininger truly transforms found, often discarded, objects into things of beauty and awe. We imagine his workspace to look like The Island of Misfit Toys. It takes true skill, an acute sense of space and color, to compose these stunning pieces. To say that Deininger is an accomplished collage artist is an understatement. Incredible work.

More killer collage work here, here and here.

Via tomdeiningerart.com

 

Deininger-01 Deininger-02 Deininger-03

Deininger-04 Deininger-05 Deininger-06 Deininger-07 Deininger-08

 

Deininger-09 Deininger-10 Deininger-11 Deininger-12

 

Deininger-13 Deininger-14 Deininger-15 Deininger-16 Deininger-17 Deininger-18 Deininger-19 Deininger-20 Deininger-21 Deininger-22 Deininger-23 Deininger-24

Advertisements