Elaine Mendez-Torres


Staten Island, New York

Elaine is a Staten Island based artist who works with fiber arts of recycled items. She is self taught and has been exhibiting locally in the Staten Island area since 2008.

“Recycling hubcaps offers a platform for artists to use their creativity for a greater good. Instead of letting more hubcaps pile up in landfills, as well as other recycled items, they can be used as ‘canvases’ to make art and other useful items. ”Elaine Mendez-Torres