The Art Abandonment Project eBook

Discover the Art Abandonment movement and the community it brings together. Learn how to become an art abandoneer and explore monthly challenges to create and share. Discover abandonment stories, photos and more in The Art Abandonment Project.
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You will love The Art Abandonment Project if:

  • You want to learn about the Art Abandonment movement
  • You want to create art without judgment
  • You want to spread the joy of art to others

The Art Abandonment Project is art sharing at its sneakiest! Make art for the joy of creating it and leave it for an unsuspecting person to find. Whether it’s at a park bench, on public transportation, or left on the table at your local coffee shop, let go of your art and let the world discover it.

Learn how to become an art “abandoneer” and discover ideas for monthly art challenges. See photos of fellow abandoneers in action and gain inspiration for you own art abandonment. Discover that freeing nature of creating art and letting go. Make giving art an art form and spread a little joy and mystery around the world.

In The Art Abandonment Project you’ll find:

  • 128 pages of photos and stories of the art abandonment movement
  • The ins and outs of being an art abandoner
  • Helpful encouragement to let go of your art

About the authors:

Michael deMeng is a Vancouver, British Columbia artist who travels the world teaching and creating mixed-media shrines and deMenged toys out of discarded detritus. He shows and exhibits his unique style of assemblage in galleries throughout the world. He has written two books relating to his craft and creative process: Secrets of Rusty Things and Dusty Diablos.

Andrea Matus deMeng is a visual artist living in Vancouver, British Columbia. You can often find her along with her very talented husband sketching and mulling over ideas at local coffee shops.

Andrea exhibits internationally as well as teaches her unique combination of painting, collage and sculpture. Not one to be afraid of color, Andrea’s work, projects and workshops all revolve around the fusion of pattern and design with vivid colors.


What’s So Important about Art Abandonment Anyway?

Where It All Began

How to Be an Abandoneer

Monthly Challenges

Abandoneers in Action

Why We Love To Abandon Art

Abandonments of Other Sorts

Setting Art Free



About Michael and Andrea


Additional Info
Additional Info
SKU U3808
Product Type eBook
File Type PDF
ISBN 13 9781440329982
Author/Designer Michael deMeng, Andrea Matus deMeng
Technique Assemblage
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