It’s difficult to think of any other use for a metrocard than to pay for mass transit fares. In fact, if you’re like most people, you don’t think twice about throwing these away once they are used up. However; unlike most people, self represented artist J Carlos Pinto uses metro cards to create dynamic portraits of vibrant colors using themes that address issues such as animal rights, environmental preservation, empowerment of minorities, and more. Get ready to view metrocards in a way you’ve never seen them before with these 25 unbelievable portraits made from metrocards by J Carlos Pinto. And be sure to check out his gallery for more incredible art installments.