Blue Mountains News

Winners of the 2019 Waste 2 Art Competition Announced

Source: Lithgow City Council
Archived 14 Aug 2019 - Posted: 17 Jun 2019
Eskbank Waste2Art2019. Image BrigitteGrantPhotography©
Winners of the Waste 2 Art competition were announced by the Mayor Ray Thompson, at the official opening on Saturday 8th June at Eskbank House Museum.

Local artists of all ages have creatively given new life to waste materials as part of the Waste 2 Art competition and exhibition. The competition, a Netwaste initiative, encourages people to make artwork or functional objects in order to raise awareness of environmental issues.

 

“Waste to Art has been an important event in our cultural calendar since the initiative began. It’s a way for the community to look at issues surrounding waste and come up with creative ways to reuse materials often discarded after a single use. The competition reflects the creativity of our community, from primary school age to professional artists, and I have no doubt that the winning artworks will reflect this talent at the Regional competition,” said Mayor Ray Thompson.

 

Judges of the 2019 competition had a difficult task deciding on the winners for each category.  Judges Sharon Howard, Director of Gang Gang Gallery, and Nigel Campbell, Waste & Recycling Coordinator for Lithgow City Council were happy to see a number of new entrants as well as the continued high standards produced by local artists.   

 

The following winning artists were chosen by the judges to represent Lithgow in the Regional Competition in Oberon:

Primary 2D – Dia MacNamara

Primary 3D – Zig Zag Primary School

 

Secondary 2D – Kayley Winks

Secondary 3D – Samantha Winks

Secondary Functional – Samantha Winks

Community 2D – Tina Cass

Community 3D – Wendy Kirk 

Open 2D – Wendy Anne Hawkes

Open 3D – Helen Munro

Open Functional – Cathy MacNamara

 

See all the entries at Eskbank House Museum before the exhibition closes on Sunday 14th July.

 
The Tarana Hotel The Tarana Hotel The Tarana Hotel The Tarana Hotel

Recent News

Author Talk by Mary Li
Author Talk by Mary Li
Lithgow Library Learning Centre will be participating in an online collaborative...
Local heroes celebrated in Main Street banner campaign
Local heroes celebrated in Main Street banner campaign
Lithgow City Council’s Local Heroes campaign celebrates the region’s community...
Dinosaurs Roar into Scenic World for Dinosaur Valley Launch
Dinosaurs Roar into Scenic World for Dinosaur Valley Launch
Millions of years ago, dinosaurs ruled the earth. Now they’re back at...
Portland Pool set for opening weekend
Portland Pool set for opening weekend
The Portland Pool is set to get its season underway this weekend. With...
Blue Mountains to Benefit from New Bushfire Funding
Blue Mountains to Benefit from New Bushfire Funding
The Greater Blue Mountains will share in $13 million of Morrison Government...

What's New

Santa Delivered Goodies 4 Kids & Adults
Santa Delivered Goodies 4 Kids & Adults
Blue Mountains Limousines & Vintage Cadillacs Hampers crammed with Blue Mountains-made delicacies to children or adults at any address in the local region.
Jenolan Caves have reopened some caves
Jenolan Caves have reopened some caves
Jenolan Caves Exclusive weekend accommodation or Chisolm's dining cave experiences available now.
The ATO's cyber security checklist +++
The ATO's cyber security checklist +++
Trumans Chartered Accountants Trumans November Newsletter now available. What does the “full expensing” write-off deduction mean for business?
Romantic Feel of a Bygone Era
Romantic Feel of a Bygone Era
Sunset Cottages Features include large fire pit, spa baths, BBQ, air-conditioning, cooking facilities.
School Holidays Fast approaching!
School Holidays Fast approaching!
Federation Gardens and Possums Hideaway Family friendly, fully self contained cottages on offer
Also in this Section

Have You Visited

Announcement
The perfect place to relax this summerViews that will leave you breathless, a place to relax. Melaleuca Mountain Retreat offers the perfect getaway !!View Melaleuca Mountain Retreat »