Mary Ellen Croteau

Be sure to visit the page “What’s New” http://www.maryellencroteau.net/mec_website/Whats_New.html

to catch all that is happening!


shown top right: CLOSE, 8’x7’

7000 + plastic bottle caps, 2011


Just Finished!

shown bottom right:  “Elin, Orebro”

27 x 37”, plastic bottle caps.



Mary Ellen Croteau is an artist whose work directly addresses the absurdities of social norms, and lays bare the underlying bias and sexist assumptions on which our culture is constructed. She currently works with non-recycled plastic waste, in an effort to demonstrate the huge amounts of  trash we are consuming and sending into the environment.


She lives and works in Chicago, IL


Any inquiries about the work on this website can be directed to:


crodo55@yahoo.com