Global TRASHformation

Beautifying one community at a time.

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Have you ever visited a beautiful space only to find trash littered on the ground?  Imagine a world where this litter is a thing of the past.  Join our movement, express your ideas for creating and maintaining a litter-free planet.  Respect the sacred ground upon which we walk and the seas within which such diversity of life exists.  Learn and share how you can be a more active participant in this movement.  Sign up today and be part of the solution.

• The Global TRASHformation Movement ~ Creating Awareness & Inspiring Self-Responsibility for Litter

• Turning Waste Into Wonderful Art Pieces

Our Mission: Through a collaborative process, we create a global movement in the transformation of littered trash into beautiful art projects or products, boosting public awareness of achievable goals in eliminating littered landscapes and improving our quality of life and the health of our waterways and oceans.

Through our successes, we inspire other communities to be the voice for good stewardship and social change to happen from within and from the ground up.


Global TRASHformation Inspired Jewelry



Lightweight Upcycled Bottlecaps finished with Gold Wire Swirl

Now available in a limited quantity.

Global TRASHformation Earrings available with gold, silver, aluminum swirl.

Order today from existing stock, or custom order from a style you like.

Each set is unique. Visit this page to view earrings available.

http://susieqwood.com/earrings.html

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Monthly "Why Clean up the Beach?" Talk trash with SusieQ:



Second Saturday of each month

Las Olas and A1A, Fort Lauderdale, Beachside

in conjunction with the Fort Lauderdale Beach Sweep  ~ 7am to 11am.

"TRASH TALK",  SusieQ and Joan Starr of Kids Ecology Corps speak up at 8:30am on the topic of why we should care about our beaches and the difference we can make with self-responsibility.

Come and de-litter the beach, then feel free to add to a collaborative public art project.  Help keep our beaches clear of cigarette butts, bottle caps and other small items of plastic that litter our fabulous beaches.

Join us for an interactive experience... pails and pickers provided. We encourage you to bring your own reusable containers with water.

 

Recent:

Thursday, July 20,  2017  5-8pm
ART STROLL 3rd Thursdays, Lauderdale by the Sea, "grass roots" event created to celebrate the area's vibrant art community. Music, food, art and more.   LOCATION: Green Turtle Plaza, 229 Commercial Vlvd, Lauderdale by the Sea, Florida  33308
Saturday, August 12,  2017
Volunteer Beach Clean Up: A1A and Las Olas Blvd, Ft Lauderdale, 7am-11am, talk at 8:30 am with SusieQ and Joan Starr, Kids Ecology Corps.

"Captivating Insights"

on display as part of the RedEye Untamed show at Artserve through July 29.

Artserve

1350 East Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

SusieQ's Blog: http://www.susieqwood.com/blog

 

 

Recent:

Mid May, 2017

 

 

SusieQ was in Rome, Italy, read and enjoy her daily blogs from Rome: http://www.susieqwood.com/blog

 

Saturday, April 29, 2017

 

THE WALLS STREET ART MOVEMENT

Global TRASHformation collaborative public art project.  About 35 participants during the afternoon. Decorative application of street metal (flattened cans and other road material picked up and repurposed.

13th Street, Fort Lauderdale

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Earth Day event at Esplanade Park, Fort Lauderdale

including a special SusieQ Public Art Collaborative Project at the "Kid's Corner"

Photo of work in progress. Finished piece titled "What's in Your Bag?"

109 total participants in the collaborative project.

detail: Sky Gray

detail of center: Sky Gray

"Black and White" Exhibit: Broward Art Guild, Opening Reception, Saturday, March 4, 2017, 6:30-9:00pm

SusieQ created a piece especially for this show, titled "Sky Gray". It's 36 inches wide and 24 inches tall, painting on canvas embellished with a few select pieces of plastic from our local Fort Lauderdale beaches. 

Location: Broward Art Guild , 3280 NE 32nd Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308.
Regular Gallery Hours: Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: Noon to 9pm. Thursday Noon-6pm.Sunday-Tuesday: Closed.

Exhibition Run Dates: March 1st to 17th, 2017

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016, 6:15 PM

Presentation:“How to Make a Difference ~ Young Global Trashformers”

Celebrating the efforts of the Green Team

Virginia Shuman Young Elementary School

101 NE 11th Avenue

Fort Lauderdale, 33301

THURSDAY, December 1, 2016 

From 10:30am – 2:30pm.

Global TRASHformation Collaborative Art Experience and Sound Healing.
Do you ever take a stroll on one of our beautiful beaches and then are saddened to see some trash left or washed up? We invite you to be part of a transformative experience, channeling your creative energy for good. SusieQ Wood, publisher of Natural Awakenings magazine for Broward County, and an award winning artist will be offering a special opportunity to work with her on a collection of collaborative artworks she's creating with trash. Yes, small pieces of cleaned and disinfected plastic trash, collected from the local beaches.

Experience your own personal TRASHformation, you'll never look at litter the same way. SusieQ Wood will be guiding you in a project and working together in a hands on experience as you have the ability to roam the room and assist with each canvas.

In collaboration with Sheri Kaplan, Certified Sound Healer, we will begin the morning with a grounding sounding healing meditation with Singing Crystal Bowls to allow yourself to clear your mind, open up your chakras, rebalance your energy to get ready for a fun time creating with SusieQ.
Purchase your ticket today and save:

Click here: Facebook event page
Click here: Eventbrite event page (search TRASHformation)

$20, includes light snacks for lunch AND a reusable bamboo fork, knife, spoon and plate. Price good through midnight November 29.  $30 at the door. $5 refund for any who paid and brings their own fork, knife, spoon and plate.

SATURDAY, November 12, 2016

Everyday Green Expo - 10am-2pm, $1.50/per person (ages 6+) weekend gate entry fee. Sustainable living • holiday gift shop • Pet Expo • meet organizations with a sustainable vision • Kids’ Corner • farm-to-table demos, Special events including SusieQ morning TRASHformation collaborative art project.  10:00 am to 11:30 am only. 

Quiet Waters Park, 401 S. Powerline Rd., Corporate Shelter #10, Deerfield Beach, FL

globaltrashformation_wpn_2016-500OCTOBER 21-24, 2016

At the recent Women's Prosperity Network UnConference in Orlando, over 100 women and men added MOOP or previously collected litter to this collaborative artwork. It highlights the Global TRASHformation logo and was completed over the three and a half days of conference.

March 2016 through May 14, 2016

"All Hands on Deck"

Public Art Project with Trash To Treasure Creative Reuse Center, Fort Lauderdale

Working with a 15 foot Cuban refugee boat, over 200 volunteers collected, cleaned, sorted and applied thousands of pieces of plastic to the sides and back of the boat.
The boat now resides by the intracoastal waterway in the Harbor Edge Park, Pompano Beach, FL

SusieQ - Artist, Advocate, Entrepreneur

About Susie

SusieQ is an accomplished, award winning artist and the publisher of Natural Awakenings magazine in Fort Lauderdale, Florida (Broward County). This magazine supports the health and wellness industry. She knew her art was on the right path when she started hearing how it made viewers feel. Once she heard them say that the artwork had become an important part of their environment, that it “spoke” to them in a loving way that fostered a positive attitude, she knew her creations were fulfilling their mission. By offering images in many different ways and formats, SusieQ intends to see her art fulfill its mission not only for individuals, groups and communities, but by contributing to the broader consciousness across the globe.

Learn More About SusieQ...
Cynthia Greenawalt

“SusieQ: I LOVED being able to add a dab to that beautiful painting on Saturday at the Anne Kolb Center! Wow. Was very surprised by how profoundly connected I felt to something bigger than myself through the simple ritual of picking up a paint brush and creating my little swirl mark (using 3 different colors of course!) amidst the other swirls and dots and brush strokes contributed by everyone else that day. Thank you so much for what you do!!! My appreciation for your work has gone to a new level by being part of one of your co-created paintings.”

Cynthia Greenawalt, VisionSource Consulting, Inc
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I helped in a collaborative art project at the Guerrilla Marketing Summit with Susie Q. It was amazing and fun. I love how everyone comes together to make one creation. What a clever fun idea to clean up the environment and bring people together! Thank you Susie, you are really making a difference for us all.

Allison Ronis, Ft. Lauderdale, FL