Hugh M. Purcell


Glen Mills, Pennsylvania

Hugh was a designer, art director then eventually regional art director of Container Corporation of America for 38 years. He won many packaging awards from The New York and Philadelphia Art Director’s Clubs. During retirement Hugh has explored the world of soft sculpture and works within his community volunteering as an art teacher at a local high school, and organizing social art related events and fund raisers.

“The [Landfillart] Project was brought to the attention of several artists at Maris Grove, the retirement community in which we all reside by Sally Christy, Community Resource Coordinator. It appealed to me because it seemed to be a great idea from the stand point of recycling and also offered a project where there would be no other creative limitations other than the fact you were starting with a hubcap.”Hugh M. Purcell