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Sustainable Rutland’s Trash 2 Art Contest

Calling All Artists!
Sustainable Rutland’s fourth-annual Trash 2 Art Contest & Exhibit returns on Saturday, October 6, from 11am-3pm on Center Street in Downtown Rutland.

Learning to reduce, reuse and recycle is an important part of everyone’s life and an essential component of a healthy environment. This project encourages everyone — no matter your experience or lack of experience with art — to turn trash into art and have fun doing it. The 2012 Trash 2 Art Contest & Exhibit is open to ALL AGES and NO artistic background is necessary! Participants can enter as individuals, teams or families. This is an art contest and exhibit of durable art of any size made from found objects, surplus materials, used items, trash or anything else that might find its way into our landfills.

All ADULT entries will be eligible for the following prizes:

  • Best In Show – $300 prize
  • Runner-Up – $200 prize
  • People’s Choice – $250 prize

All YOUTH (under the age of 18) entries will be eligible for the following prizes:

  • Best In Show – $50 US Savings Bond
  • Best In Show – $50 US Savings Bond
  • Youth People’s Choice – $50 US Savings Bond

Get all the details over at our blog. Or contact Steve Peters for more info.


$10 Adults

$5 College Students

Children under 18 FREE*

All participants 18 years and older will receive a time-limited special access pass to the Gleason Road Transfer Station, to search for materials for your piece. Participants will also have access to visit Mac Steel at 286 N. Main St. (please call ahead at 802-773-2911).*Participating teams and families which include at least one person 18 years or older will be required to pay the $10 entry fee. See contests rules for details.

SEPTEMBER 28, 2012

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