David Poppie uses exclusively recycled material for his art. Discarded objects, ranging from used tea bags and matchbook strikes to plastic cutlery and bottle caps are assimilated en masse to be used in his large-scale two and three-dimensional sculptures.
He calls them ‘the discards of contemporary culture,’ and hopes that his work will drive one to reconsider the function and value of objects that are used once and then throw away. Influenced by Minimalism, his aim is to comment in some way on contemporary life.
His work has been exhibited across the United States.