Wanted to share these artists that I researched last night:)
Assemblage n. Bringing or coming together;concourse of persons; collection of things; fitting together; object made of pieces fitted together;(ART) object made of unrelated things joined together. (OED)
Mercier, Jason - http://www.jasonmecier.com/
Using materials such as beans, yarn, candy, pencils, food and anything else he finds (or you send to him) Jason will produce intricate portraits.
Meltzer, Bonnie - http://www.bonniemeltzer.com/
Creates artworks made from recycled computer parts, crocheted wire, and digital photography transferred onto metal. Some of the items exhibited are for sale.
Jackson, Jerry - http://www.jerryjackson.com/
Works constructed with found objects seeking to capture elements of family, friendship and simplicity of lifestyle which are being changed forever by modern life