Here’s the 2019 Waste 2 Art catalogue – see the amazing works from your region!
The 2019 Waste 2 Art Regional Exhibition is on from July 27 – August 17 at the Malachi Gilmore Hall, Oberon.
Entries from residents in thirteen member councils will be on show – make sure you visit and check out how baling twine, strapping and other waste items have been given a second chance at life in awesome pieces of art – just like this one titled ‘Powerful Owl’s nest’ by the Blue Mountains Community.
Made from soft plastics, strapping and discarded fabrics it’s a perfect home for the threatened Powerful Owl species found in the Blue Mountains of NSW.
The theme for this year is Baling Twine and Strapping but it’s not compulsory, you can use anything so long as it’s waste.
NetWaste is happy to announce the 2018 Waste 2 Art Winners!
What a great effort from everyone who got involved and a massive THANK YOU to all of you who contributed and helped to put on this year’s regional exhibition.
The judges had a very hard time choosing award winners in each category, below is the list of recipients.
|ARTIST||TITLE OF ARTWORK|
|WINNER||Primary 2 D||Dubbo||Macquarie Anglican Grammar School||‘Visible Thinking|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||Primary 2 D||Oberon||Oberon Children’s Centre||“Polly Put The Kettle On’|
|WINNER||Primary 3 D||Bathurst||Nolan Stafford||‘Bee Mantis’|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||Primary 3D||Lithgow||Dia MacNamara||‘Plastic in the Marine Environment|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||Primary 3D||Orange||Elianna Wentworth||‘Metal Giraffe’|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||Primary 3D||Orange||Mullion Creek Public School||‘Dying for a Cuppa’|
|WINNER||Primary Functional||Oberon||Kylie Sheppard||‘Cowboy Dreams|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||Primary Functional||Bathurst||Milestones Early Learning Centre||‘Wall Hanging’|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||Primary Functional||Orange||Eden Lyons||‘Jean & PJ Rug and Bag Collection|
|WINNER||High School 2D||Orange||Hannah King & Katelyn Murphy||‘Stained Glass Flower’|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||High School 2D||Bathurst||Will Hazzard||‘Unity & Diversity’|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||High School 2D||Orange||Bailey Couwenberg & Braith Gainsford||‘Blue Over Abstraction’|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||High School 2D||Narromine||Anna Terry and Pat Skinner||‘The Rising Sun’|
|WINNER||High School 3D||Brewarrina||Goodooga Central School – Stage 4||‘The Rubbish BEAST 101’|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||High School 3D||Broken Hill||Broken Hill High School – Yr 9 & 10||‘Plastic Fantastic’|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||High School 3D||Lachlan||Emily, Javannah & Ashley||‘Kevin the Koala’|
|WINNER||High School Functional||Bathurst||Lili Carter||‘Picasso Patchwork Co-ord’|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||High School Functional||Orange||Sammy Schiffmann – Kinross Wolaroi||‘Day At the Races’|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||High School Functional||Parkes||Connar Cashman||‘Whit Polystyrene’|
|WINNER||Community 2D||Gilgandra||Lorraine Burrell||‘Creative Curves’|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||Community 2D||Bathurst||Karin Smith||‘Turning a Blind Eye’|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||Community 2D||Broken Hill||Cyril Voss||‘The Mighty Darling’|
|WINNER||Community 3D||Lithgow||Gregory Wheeler||‘Kangaroo’|
|WINNER||Community 3D||Mid Western||Kylie Hoetink||‘Believe’|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||Community 3D||Oberon||Bron Ingersole||‘Human Potential’|
|WINNER||Community Functional||Bathurst||Julie Lucato||‘Irukandjc Styrojelly’|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||Community Functional||Cabonne||John Bramma||‘Memories’|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||Community Functional||Lithgow||Claire McAdam||‘Crate Expectations’|
|WINNER||Open 2D||Oberon||Bron Ingersole||‘Waterways Dreaming’|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||Open 2D||Lachlan||Catherine Morgan||‘Global Shortage’|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||Open 2D||Parkes||Helen Standen||‘Warped’|
|WINNER||Open 3D||Lithgow||Helen Munro||‘Grannies Silver & Crystal Garden’|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||Open 3D||Gilgandra||Alan Croquett||‘Machines Rising x2’|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||Open 3D||Orange||Lanny MacKenzie||‘Ebb & Flow”|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||Open 3D||Parkes||John Grady||‘The Dog’|
|WINNER||Open Functional||Oberon||Bron Ingersole||‘Shopping Basket’|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||Open Functional||Bathurst||Fiona Howle||‘Chess Set’|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||Open Functional||Dubbo Regional||Natasha Shearing||‘Remembering Old Pa’|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||Open Functional||Condobolin||Rob Patton||‘Fire Guard’|
|WINNER||Building/Sculpture 2D||Parkes||Middleton Public School||‘Why Do Trees Need to be Green’|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||Building/Sculpture 2D||Oberon||Oberon Public School Anti Bullying Group – Yrs 6-12||‘Bullying No Way’|
|WINNER||Building/Sculpture 3D||Coonamble||Alison Dent & Brian Campbell||‘Ghosts of Bullocks Past’|
|HIGHLY COMMENDED||Building/Sculpture 3D||Mid Western||Vicki Gash||‘Balga Trees’|
|WINNER||Building/Sculpture Functional||Dubbo Regional||Stewart Druce & Helen Ryan||‘Retro Reminder’|
|WINNER||Curators Award||Parkes||Anette Peterson||‘Clip Art’|
|WINNER||Herb Clarke Memorial Award||Lithgow||Samantha Winks||‘Book Case’|
|WINNER||Theme Waste Award||Oberon||Mikaela Piper||‘White Elephant’|
|WINNER||Sims Scrap Metal Award||Parkes||John Grady||‘The Dog’|
|WINNER||OVERALL WINNER||Dubbo Regional||Alan Stanger||‘Wake Up and Smell the Roses’|
This year’s theme Waste is Polystyrene. The aim of Waste 2 Art is to challenge people’s perceptions about ‘rubbish’ and to celebrate the reuse and recycling of waste through arts and crafts. Waste 2 Art provides an innovative approach to waste education, invites schools and community groups to take up the challenge and create a new life for materials that would otherwise have been thrown away.
Congratulations to our 2015/16 Waste to Art Overall Winner, Jack Fox of Condobolin.
Jacks’ amazing work is titled “Alzheimer’s”. It won the category for High School 3D and then went on to take out the overall winners prize. Jack describes his work as; “Hast du einen vogel”? is a German expression meaning ‘Are you crazy? or more literally ‘Do you have a bird in your brain’?. My work is a physical manifestation of this as it relates to, and explores the process and memory loss, as the bird flies away with the old
Artist Alan Stanger from Dubbo NSW took out this years Waste to Art People’s Choice Award with his wondeful wprk ‘I’ll Be Book’. The work was entered into the Community 3D section and is a sculpture carved out of old books.
“I wanted to bring about awareness to the environmental advantages of downloading eBooks over buying conventional printed books. In terms of the environmental impact, in the NSW alone, the Paper Book Industry consumes 32,000,000 trees per year. I chose to sculpt a bust of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s infamous ‘Terminator’ character as it represents technology of the future.” (Artist quote)
Congratulations to Alan on this wonderful achievement and to all of the Winners and entrents in this years Waste to Art. We look forward to seeing your works in 2015/16.