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Haitian Art Recycled Oil Drum

Recycled Oil Drum Art:




Tree of Life

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Bird Mobiles

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Art... cut from a 55 gallon oil drum

Most island nations import every drop of oil. Haitians are the only ones to recycle containers so beautifully. Here's how they do it :
  1. Cut both ends of the drum off -- reserve for 23" sculptures.

  2. Next, stuff the drum with banana leaves to burn off residue, paint.

  3. When cool, slice it down the middle & stretch / pound it flat to reveal a 3' x 6' metal canvas (kind of like rolling out gingerbread.. except with steel).
  4. Draw the design onto the metal with chalk.

  5. Pound, snip, chisel, stipple -- cut, shape, contour (this part is deafening).

    Haitian artists work exhausting hours
    imagine sitting like this for HOURS

  6. Noah's ark cut from a 55 gallon drum

Art... cut from a 55 gallon oil drum

steel drum weighs 44 pounds

Haitian art from an oil drum

flattening the steel canvas

oil drum art - chalk outline

We've established long-term connections with artists who now rely on our orders. All art proceeds support our work in Haiti.

We're Singing Rooster, a champion of Haitian coffee farmers -- and now, Haitian artists.

We feature Haitian art online & return all proceeds from art sales to support our work in Haiti: we pay artists more than what they'd earn normally, we seek long-term relationships, and we bring proceeds back to help create a better life (this is small, but big: the recycled oil drum artists spend hours pounding and hammering metal. It's LOUD. The Rooster provided earplugs -- a big hit).

We hand select Haitian paintings, Haitian metal work, and other pieces. Join the hundreds of others who've bought Haitian art online from Singing Rooster.

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We partner with small scale, farmer-owned cooperatives to help cultivate and process high quality, gourmet Haitian coffee. Then we buy / export crops at premium prices and create new markets for it: roasted coffee, green coffee beans for home or commercial roasters, fundraising with coffee, and wholesale coffee to commercial roasters, cafes, and stores.

By helping farmers to improve crops, paying premium prices for those crops and then transforming and marketing those crops on behalf of farmers, we've created a direct farmer-to-table model for rural communities. We return 100% of proceeds of coffee sales back to farmers and their communities for continued economic development.

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