Bic lighter for size comparison.


These bottles were all found on the shores of either Jamaica Bay in Queens, NY, or Dead Horse Bay in Brooklyn, NY. Both of these bodies of water were in very close proximity to city landfills used up until the 1960's or 70's. As a result, one can still find a multitude of garbage dating from the days before plastic was widely used. The paintings were done using acrylic paint. This project is ongoing.