South Texas Artist Makes Plastic Pollution Her Medium

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Plastic pollution. Photograph: © SAF


“I used to go to the beach to meditate and listen to the waves,” Rogers said. “Now they bring in a plague of plastic, and people need to be aware of the wide range toxic effect of it on our environment.”

Sheila Rogers’ 3-dimensional wall art boxes, and her “Tossed and Found” and “Shoreline Abstraction” photos of plastic debris on beaches, will be part of a 2013 showcase that focuses on proper litter disposal…”One centerpiece of our education program is trying to reduce marine debris.”

Texas State Aquarium is planning an exhibition of Rogers’ plastic trash art to share the message to its 550,000 visitors annually, officials said…

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