The old fridge artworks in this presentation were part of the
2008 ENERGY STAR® Recycle My Old Fridge Campaign.
The goal of the campaign is to:
– draw attention to the millions of inefficient, older fridges in
– promote recycling of inefficient units, and
– encourage replacement, when needed, with new
ENERGY STAR qualified models.
Current campaign info is at: www.energystar.gov/recycle
Host Organization: Care Crisis Nursery, Inc.
Artist: Dr. Sarah Woerner
Title: Don’t Fence Me In
Fred, the wonder dog, lives with us at the Care Crisis Nursery in Grass Valley,
California. He is the mascot and helps the children get better soon. He is
visiting Washington D.C. to bring back a lot of messages to the kids who are
sick and will be teaching them all about ENERGY STAR®! Wow, new compact
light bulbs… woof woof.
Fred has to be in the backyard sometimes and loves to jump up and look over
the fence. The part of the fence he brought with him is made out of weathered
natural wood. He painted underneath the wood and made his coat look better
with lambs wool. He thought the fence needed some silk flowers and wanted to
make sure you could see in the dark so brought along his favorite light powered
by the sun. Woof, woof.
Host Organization: Creative Adventures
Artist: Creative Adventures Staff
Title: Hearts and Minds
Creative Adventures is a non-profit organization that has been providing art experiences
for elementary age students in Montgomery County, Maryland since 1994. Our staff
created entry titled Hearts and Minds, created during our summer art camp, served as an
example and to inspire the students’ work. This refrigerator door was rescued from the
snack bar of a suburban swimming pool and was transformed using brown paper packing
from a mail-order delivery, bottle caps, telephone wire, and cast-off materials from several
junk drawers. We are strong advocates for recycling and re-use; many of our art projects
incorporate materials d