Waste 2 Art 2017

All registrations have now closed. No late registrations can be accepted.

Please note artworks are to be dropped off at the Hawkesbury Central Library in Windsor, between 4-6pm on Tuesday 25 July or between 4-6pm on Wednesday 26 July. Parents or teachers can drop off artworks on behalf of the students. Please ensure the registration form is attached to the artwork when dropping off.

Artworks cannot be dropped off outside of the times and dates listed above.

Hawkesbury City Council will be holding the Primary School 'Waste 2 Art' Competition again in 2017, as part of Local Government Week (31 July - 6 August 2017).

'Waste 2 Art' focuses on the REUSE part of the 3Rs of the waste hierarchy, (reuse, reduce, recycle) to specifically show how students can give waste a new purpose by transforming it into a creative piece of artwork. Through 'Waste 2 Art', Council hopes to encourage students to reduce, reuse and recycle waste.

Students are invited to create unique and individual artworks that can be either 2D or 3D. They must be made entirely of used/recycled materials. The creative works will be exhibited throughout Local Government Week at the Deerubbin Centre, Windsor with a presentation of prizes at an opening ceremony on Monday 31 July at 6pm.

Students will be judged as per Stages 1, 2 & 3 (i.e. 1 = K to 2, 2 = 3 to 4, or 3 = 5 to 6) and four prizes will be awarded per stage:

  • 1st prize – $200 gift voucher for art supplies
  • 2nd Prize – $100 gift voucher for art supplies
  • 3rd Prize – $50 gift voucher for art supplies
  • Highly Commended – art hamper.

'Recycled Art' workshops are running during the July School Holidays at Hawkesbury’s Central Library and can help the students create their 'Waste 2 Art' entries. Click here for further details.

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