This rugs is created by Envision Unlimited artists Jamie Portillo and Vahid Menkovic using recycled materials from the Chicago Creative Reuse Exchange.
This rug came to Buddy as part of The Shag Show exhibition in fall 2022.
Dimensions: 33 x 49"
Materials: Recycled fibers, rug backing
Please note this item is for local pick up only and cannot be shipped.
(City of Chicago)
For over 70 years, Envision Unlimited has served people with disabilities across all ages, abilities, and backgrounds. Today, their wide array of home and community-based programs benefit over 2,000 individuals across the state of Illinois. Envision provides day programs, community living services, employment services, a foster care program, and mental health services.
This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.
Creative Chicago Reuse Exchange (CCRx)
The Creative Chicago Reuse Exchange (CCRx) is a 501c3 nonprofit that solicits donations of surplus materials, equipment and supplies for teachers and non-profit organizations. They promote creativity and environmental stewardship with a goal to educate and empower the public to reduce waste, rethink surplus, and share through creative reuse programming, events and workshops. They believe "trash is just a failure of imagination."