Artist’s Amazing Portraits Made of Junk Mail Sell for $10,000

Artist’s Amazing Portraits Made of Junk Mail Sell for $10,000

Sandhi Schimmel Gold portrait of Marilyn MonroeMost people dump junk mail like catalogues, coupons and menus straight in the bin.

But not Sandhi Schimmel Gold, from Phoenix, Arizona. She earns a small fortune from her creations made out of trash that arrives in her mailbox.

Gold, 56, makes intricate collages that sell for up to $10,000 a portrait  – and all of her materials, apart from glue, don’t cost a dime.

She cuts the paper into pieces and files them by color for future use.

(READ the story w/ photos in the Daily Mail)

Thanks to Julia Frerichs for submitting the link!

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