Waste 2 Art competition now open online

Primary school students in the Hawkesbury are invited to create a unique and individual artwork that is made of used or recycled items for Council’s Waste 2 Art competition which is being held online for 2020. Artworks will be exhibited online at www.facebook.com/hawkesburyevents as part of Hawkesbury Fest Online during Local Government Week, 3 August to 9 August 2020.

The artwork may be either 2D or 3D and must follow the competition guidelines in terms of size: 3D Artwork must be within 20cm³ or 2D artwork must be no larger than 20cm x 20 cm. For more information, visit www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au/media/forms/waste-2-art-competition

Registrations open on Wednesday, 24 June and close on Friday, 24 July. No registrations can be accepted after this date. Registration is open to all primary school students who live in the Hawkesbury Local Government Area. Please complete the online registration form at www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au/media/forms/waste-2-art-competition

The entry may be made by the student at school or at home. Making a Waste 2 Art project can be a fun and enjoyable end of school term or school holiday activity. Entries must be made entirely of used/recycled materials. Please send a photo of your artwork to events@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au or via Hawkesbury Events Facebook messenger www.facebook.com/hawkesburyevents by Friday, 31 July.

All entrants will receive a certificate to recognise their efforts in creating their artwork and for their participation. Students will be judged as per Stages 1, 2 and 3 (i.e. Stage 1 is Years K to 2, Stage 2 is Years 3 to 4, or Stage 3 is Years 5 to 6) and three prizes will be awarded per Stage. There can be only one entry per student. Full competition terms and conditions are available on the registration form.

Waste to Art Competition winners will be announced online on Friday, 7 August by the Mayor of Hawkesbury, Councillor Barry Calvert at Hawkesbury Events Facebook www.facebook.com/hawkesburyevents

This is an NSW EPA Waste Less, Recycle More initiative funded by the waste levy.

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