Trash ARTStravaganza 2017

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Posted on January 6, 2017

TRASH ARTstravaganza 2017 - A sustainability art contest presented as part of Communiversity 2017.

Sunday, April 30, 2017 on the lawn in front of Nassau Hall

Carry in artwork from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. • Prizes awarded by 2 p.m. • Pick up all artwork by 3 p.m. • Performances: TBD

Enter one of these categories:
2-5 years old*

6-10 years old*

11-13 years old*

14-17 years old*

18+ years old

Multi-age group
*Contestants who are under age 18 must have a release signed by their parents or guardians.

To submit video, upload your performance to YouTube and send a link with your RSVP by April 24, 2017. Examples of art: drawings, paintings, sculpture, jewelry, accessories, costumes, fashion, hats, masks, tapestries, toys, models, puzzles, and more. Everyone is welcome to participate. Create a piece of art with a sustainability theme and/or repurposed materials; get extra points for bringing along a list of recycled materials you used.

TO ENTER THE CONTEST ~ RSVP via email by 5 p.m. Monday, April 24, 2017 to LMCANTOR@PRINCETON.EDU or through Facebook.
More Information available on the Community and Regional Affairs website.
You must include your name(s), email address, phone number, age category you are entering, title of your artwork, sustainability theme or sustainable materials used, medium, and dimensions or nature of your artwork. An entry number will be sent to your email address within 48 hours. More than one person may enter together as a team or class.

On the day of the contest, Sunday, April 30:

Bring your art, entry number, and forms to our tables by Nassau Hall between 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Showcase of perfomance art: To be announced.
Attach the entry form to your artwork. If you would like bonus points, also attach the list of your materials.
If you are under 18 years of age, you must have your parent or guardian complete the release form, and include it with your entry.
All artwork must be family-friendly regarding theme and physical safety.
Entrants are solely responsible for transportation, set-up and haul-away of all artwork by 3 p.m. April 30.
Judging Entries will be judged on creativity of theme and execution, sustainable materials used, and overall artistic quality. Bonus points will be awarded, at the discretion of the judges, for use of repurposed materials (that is, trash).
At the discretion of the judges, first prizes in each category will be awarded; the prize will include a certificate and a bag of Princeton paraphernalia. At the discretion of the judges, one grand prize —BEST-IN-SHOW — will be awarded, a trophy along with a $500 check to the winner. Winner is responsible for paying any and all taxes.

You must be present to win. Your efforts with this initiative may be publicized. Entries that the judges deem as plagiarizing or otherwise infringing on copyright-protected material will be disqualified. All artwork remaining on display near Nassau Hall after 3 p.m. will be recycled.

Questions? Call 609-258-5734 or email LMCANTOR@PRINCETON.EDU (Ask for Laurel, curator of trash art.)