Paul Villinski believes that “one generation’s trash will be another’s treasure.”
He has rescued crushed beer cans from the streets of New York and transformed them, into beautiful butterflies . Just “a bit of movement in the air” can cause these delicate, one-of-a-kind butterflies to flutter.
The artist reworks crumpled aluminum beer cans into birds and butterflies andlost gloves collected from the streets of New York into glove wings / glove works , ” images that suggest the possibility of change itself.”
“ Once they lie melancholic, now they are hopeful.”