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Our Annual Waste 2 Art community art exhibition is once again inviting schools, community groups and individuals to transform rubbish into art and design, in this innovative competition.

 

The purpose of Waste 2 Art is to encourage everyone to reduce, reuse & recycle, and change our attitudes about the things we throw away.

 

This years focus theme is Soft Plastics. If it is plastic, soft and can be scrunched into a ball, it’s a soft plastic. Household generated soft plastics include plastic bags, bread bags, bubble wrap, chip packets, snack wrappers, postage bags and cling wrap. Business generated soft plastics include product packaging, shrink wrap, pallet wrap and builder’s sheeting. These are all soft plastics and can be recycled into new and useful products, or used to make great Waste 2 Art competition entries. Just give it the ‘Scrunch Test’. While artworks do not have to be made using this year’s theme waste, we encourage everyone to consider within their works, the material and their message. 

 

Get involved in an art competition that holds an educational focus that the community can enjoy and share.  

ENTRIES HAVE NOW CLOSED
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Image: Checkin' out the real estate, Alan Stanger, Open 3D winner 2021

ENTRY DETAILS

Entries have now closed.

If you have any questions around the competition, categories and exhibition please contact Jessica Moore 6801 4444.

Entries close Thursday 28 April.

Artworks delivered 3 & 4 May

CATEGORIES

Primary School

  • 2 Dimensional - Poster/Painting/Collage/Drawing

  • 3 Dimensional – Sculpture/Installation

  • Functional – furniture/craftworks/ wearable items made of recycled materials

 

High School

  • 2 Dimensional - Poster/Painting/Collage/Drawing

  • 3 Dimensional – Sculpture/Installation

  • Functional - furniture/craftworks/wearable items made of recycled materials

 

Community (no professional artists)

  • 2 Dimensional – Poster/Painting/Collage/Drawing

  • 3 Dimensional – Sculpture/Installation

  • Functional – furniture/craftworks/wearable items made of recycled materials

 

Open (professional artists may enter this category)

  • 2 Dimensional – Poster/Painting/Collage/Drawing

  • 3 Dimensional – Sculpture/Installation

  • Functional – furniture/craftworks/wearable items made of recycled materials.

 

Creative repair, restore and refurbish

  • Functional - Be creative

 

Any artworks that exceed the size & weight limits of 2m x 2m x 2m up to 40kgs can be entered in their specific category as an A3 photograph, framed and ready to hang.

EXHIBITION & OPENING

Exhibition will be open from

7 May until 26 June 2022

Winners Announced at the

Official Opening

21 May 2022, 2pm

Dubbo Regional Council has a range of educational material, programs and services available to encourage and support sustainable change, we encourage you to take a look.

2021 Waste 2 Art Exhibition