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Selwyn Schools' Waste Art Competition

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Event description

Competition and art exhibition that will challenge the way we look at waste.

About this event

Create a piece of art assembled or constructed from previously used materials which otherwise would have likely gone to landfill, the artwork is aimed at making us re-consider our views on rubbish and reusing. 

The competition is open to any individual or pair (not group entries) of artists who is High School or Intermediate age (Year 7-13) attending school in Selwyn or home schooling in the Selwyn District.

Awards & Prizes

Every entrant receives a prize but the aim of the competition is centred around our young people enjoying their artwork and re-thinking the issue of waste and our environment.  Prizes are awarded for first, second and third place, there is also a category prize for best High School and Intermediate entry. We are happy to say that we have been able to match the high value of prizes provided in previous years.

The awards will take place at 1pm on Sunday 27th August and will be presented by Deputy Mayor Malcolm Lyall.  All entries will be taken to be displayed at Te Ara Ātea, Rolleston from 3pm on Friday 25th August and remain on public display until 4pm Sunday 27th August 2023.  

How to Enter

Please register your entry by 5pm on Monday 14th August 2022 by downloading the below information pack, completing and returning the Entry Form on page 3.  

PDF Information Pack (includes entry form)

MS Word Information Pack (includes entry form)

If you require more details contact Dave  03 423 0445 |

Our Sponsors

A big thank you to our wonderful sponsors!

We extend our sincere appreciation to all our sponsors, Rata Foundation, Selwyn District Council, COGS, Lottery Community, Lincoln University, Creative Communities Scheme, Lincoln Community Trust, Lincoln Community Committee.

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