You are here: Home Homestead Living Art Upcycled Maps Upcycled Maps by Keiren May 2, 2016, 11:31 pm Tear em, decoupage them, fold them, paint on them. Many Rivers, 2009 Inlaid maps, acrylic, on panel, 48 x 78 inches. By Matthew Cusick, mattcusick.com Bonnie, 2004. Maps on wood panel. By Matthew Cusick, www.mattcusick.com Matthew Cusick Rachael’s Wave, 2011. Inlaid maps on wood panel. www.mattcusick.com Geronimo, 2007 Inlaid maps on panel, 30 x 24 inches. By Matthew Cusick, mattcusick.com Close up of above. By Matthew Cusick, mattcusick.com Ink on an old 1977 road map of Germany by Ed Fairburn. edfairburn.com ‘Oh the Places You Will Go‘ by Delphine Vaute. Illustration on map, 2012. delphinevaute.hautetfort.com Mexico by Fernando Vincente, Madrid. Illustration on map. fernandovicente.es Antipodas, illustration on map. by Fernando Vincente, Madrid. www.fernandovicente.es Gallo by Fernando Vincente, Madrid. www.fernandovicente.es Map collage of a bear by Jason LaFerrara. controlccontrolv.com/laferrera Canis Major: Written in the Stars Enamel, Gouache, Ink, Floss, Glitter on 1871 Map of Northern Minnesota 28” x 16” Dec 2012. amyrice.com Map art by Amy Rice. www.amyrice.com Map cutouts (birds cutout and pinned to wall) by Claire Brewster, clairebrewster.co.uk Map cutouts (birds cutout and pinned to wall) by Claire Brewster, clairebrewster.co.uk Canaries in the Coalmine by Barbara Wildenboer. ‘Solastalgia’ is the premise for the exhibition, coined by environmental philosopher Glenn Albrecht in 2004 by combining the Latin word solacium (comfort) and the Greek word algae (pain). It is used to describe the emotional distress experienced when one realises that one’s home environment is under threat or changing; a form of homesickness one gets while one is still at home. barbarawildenboer.yolasite.com Float, detail mixed media, wood and maps. 16″ x16″ x 2″ by Scott St. John, 2009. tofuart.com Map quilt by Scott St John (aka Tofu) tofuart.com Paper maps folded into dresses. Les robes géographiques, Pierre Verte, Rubis Rouge, Voyage of Sir Francis Drake Saint, Augustine map rep. 1585 By Elisabeth Lecourt, 2012, price on request. Maps folded into dresses. Les robes géographiques, “Le Chateau Mandarine”, map of the world. By Elisabeth Lecourt, 2012, price on request. Decoupage map chair. How to: www.sarie.com Decoupage map chair by Belles and Whistles. www.etsy.com Map covered student’s chair. nouvelleviefurniture.blogspot.com Map headboard. Alternate idea: decoupage maps onto picture frames or their mats. via: www.bhg.com Map covered dresser by www.wisteria.com Map covered dresser. www.nateberkus.com Map table by deborahraney.com Map wallpapered bathroom with Kohler sink washstand and gold ornate mirror. Decorator: David Flint Wood. www.lonny.com Guest bath papered with old AAA maps. In designer Susan Hable Smith’s Athens, Georgia cottage. www.elledecor.com Map wall (maps pinned to wall) How to: theinspiredroom.net Map backsplash of Paris by www.pearhousedesigns.com Map wall. loftandcottage.blogspot.com Map shade. Custom orders. www.surfaceview.co.uk Map shade. Via: marthastewart.com Vintage map lamp shade. $ 52. notonthehighstreet.com How to: prettyhandygirl.com Identify with your birthplace? Make a hometown map cutout of yourself and others. folksy.com Maps folded into Mountains by Louis Reith, 2009-2011. louisreith.com Map basket woven of painted cotton paper and wire, covered with maps of the world and waxed linen netting. By Jackie Abrams. jackieabrams.com If none of the above inspired you… Use your old maps as wrapping paper and maybe the recipient of the gift will turn them into art. babble.com See more Previous article Algae Streetlight Next article Butterfly Eggs Written by Keiren Keiren is an artist who lives in New York City. A lover of animals, nature, science & green building. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Upload a photo / attachment to this comment (PNG, JPG, GIF - 6 MB Max File Size): (Allowed file types: jpg, gif, png, maximum file size: 6MB.