Nina Boesch is a contemporary collage artist and painter. Boesch is renown for her landscapes and portraits made up of discarded New York City Metro Cards. Nina Boesch was born in Germany in the year 1978.
Boesch earned a B.F.A. from the Rhode Island School of Design.
After coming to the United States in 2001 she started using the subway system. She jumped on the opportunity to make recycled art from the endless supply of used up cards she found on the ground.
The artist uses the front side of the Metro Cards for her color works. Black and white pieces are made using the magnetic strip and the back side of the card.
Works take between 6 hours and 80 hours to complete.
Price range information: Many works priced between $300 and $3,000.
Below a link to the website of the artist:
Boesch is based out of Brooklyn, New York.
Below a brief interview with the artist:
What a great and innovative style the artist has created. She does a great job in her portraiture work at creating great likenesses of people.