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O+X= Do and Don't

Recycling workshop

After the plastic bag ban of Ulster county implemented on July 15, 2019. In O+ Festival 2019, two artists, Maxine Leu and Arielle Ponder have hosted the upcycling reusable woven bag workshop and the cooperative idea-collection sculpture Puzzle Cube at Kingston Artist Collective, NY, USA.

Stories of Water and Waste 

A Walking History of the Hasbrouck Sewershed, collaboration between: Matthew Friday, Art Department Graduate Coordinator at SUNY New Paltz; Sebastian Pillitteri, Community Science Coordinator at Riverkeeper; Emily Vail, artist and director of the Hudson River Watershed Alliance; SUNY New Paltz Professors Michael Asbill and Rena Leinberger; artists Maxine Leu and Sanford Fels and the Art Students of SUNY New Paltz.

Plastic bag mummy cleans streets 

The performance art on Earth Day. Plady and Toxicar were created by Maxine Leu and enacted by performer Sanford Fels and Arielle Ponder. They offered a new version of the three R’s: reduce, reduce and reduce.

Meet Artists @ HFA -weekly topic

The Habitat for Artists at Woodstock Artists Association & Museum held weekly events from May 5- July 28, 2018. Two artists in residence, Maxine Leu and Lynn Herring, were showing on July 10-11. Come to join Maxine's Upcycling Recycling workshop and Lynn's game of XOX.

The First Volcano in NP High School 

In 2018, the geology teacher, Miss. Law and her AP students were making the first erupting volcano with Maxine Leu in the Courtyard Garden at New Paltz High School.

Chinese New Year Festival

Maxine Leu taught American children how to write Traditional Chinese calligraphy and do printmaking of the year of the dog on red envelopes in New Paltz Elting Library, NY, USA.

How to do Pumpkin Carving?

As the consecutive winners with the first place Peculiar Pumpkin prize of the Night of 100 Pumpkins at New Paltz The Bakery in 2016 and 2017. THE ESL TIMES had invited Maxine Leu to shared her technique of how she did her unique pumpkin carving to international students as a new approach of a Halloween pumpkin- how to choosing a pumpkin, designing for lighting, carving, protecting the pumpkin.

Graduation Gift- 

The Memory of us

In 2015, the visual art teacher, Miss. Leu, the student, Yi-hui Chen and other 200 students in 6th grades were painting a mural in 8.2' x 23' for their graduation in Tainan Municipal Dagang Elementary School, Tainan, Taiwan.

Come to make your prints

In 2013, Prof. Yi-hsuan Lin, his students Yu-wen Lin, Kuan-zhen Lee and Maxine Leu had a printmaking workshop in Pingtung Asia Print Exhibition, Pingtung Art Museum, Pingtung, Taiwan.

Maxine Leu Art Studio / New Paltz, New York, USA

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