10 Ways Local Artists Turned Skateboard Decks Into Art

More than 130 hand-painted, collaged and manipulated skateboard decks were auctioned off at The Parliament's annual Decked Out fundraiser Saturday night. Read more about the event here: http://goo.gl/lRc6Gw

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    'Always Be You'

    This piece, created by The Parliament artist Zach Rupert, features a fingerprint design and inspirational saying.

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    The Snow White Food Chain

    This Disney-inspired piece created by Sunshine Art + Design and DECA artist Abigale Wenrich Fortnum was one of several Disney designs auctioned off at #DeckedOut2015.

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    A branch comes to life

    A branch and beehive come to life in this piece by The Parliament artist Autumn Edwards.

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    Wall Pond

    It's hard to believe that this wall pond was once a skateboard deck. The piece, created by The Parliament artists Jamie Rae Marsh and Leslie Drinkwater, is made of bark, moss, stones and twigs and includes a live fish in a fish bowl.

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    Salvaged from a fire

    Each of the items that make up this collaged skate deck were salvaged by The Parliament artist Autumn Barnett from a recent apartment fire in Columbia.

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    Trip Down Philadelphia Street

    Recognize this street? Hive Artspace artist Shawn Young replicated a scene from Philadelphia Street in downtown York in this piece. If you look closely, you might see a few animals hidden in the painting.

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    Flowers and feathers make this skate deck, created by Alchemy of Art artist Sheridan Costa, a work of beauty.

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    Bacon and Eggs

    Hive Artspace artist Jen Crawmer created this piece inspired by skulls and breakfast food.

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    Yarn art

    Wrap some yarn around the pegs and this piece, created by The Parliament artist Samuel Weil, can become anything you want.

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    Beasty Board

    It might not look like it, but this beast was created by Hive Artspace artist Mark Broomell using a wooden skate deck.

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