About

Artist Diane Kurzyna, aka Ruby Re-Usable, is a modest mother, an humble housewife, and the Diva of the Olympia Dumpster Divers. She was born near the dumps of New Jersey but now resides in Olympia, WA, USA, where she makes art from junk at her studio in downtown Olympia. Ruby Re-Usable uses recycled, reused, discarded, unwanted, unloved, lost and found, pre- and post- consumer waste materials in her work because she lives by the motto: MAKE ART NOT WASTE!