DEBUNK JUNK ART CONTEST

Register Now through April 12

Patriot Place eARTh Day 2022 Debunk Junk Art Contest for All Ages

In support of eARTh Day 2022, let’s put some of that unused “STUFF” that is currently cluttering your space to good use. And mix in some good condition trash “THINGS’ to design sustainable, useful, and enjoyable “CREATIONS”. As natural resources diminish, and society seeks to divert more waste from landfills, our Debunk Junk Art Contest challenges contest participants to design “STUFF” for reuse!

ENTRY DETAILS:
Register your entry no later than April 12, 2022. Submit your creation in person at the Artist’s Studio & Gallery at Patriot Place Foxboro, MA

RULES:
Entry is free and open to all ages. Your job is to artistically show how junk can be re-purposed into sustainable, useful and enjoyable creations.

See below for full contest rules.

JUDGING CRITERIA:
Creations will be prominently displayed at the Artist’s Studio & Gallery. Judging will take place on April 15th (Youth Group) and April 22nd (Adult Group)

PRIZES AWARDED FOR:
Most Creative Sustainable Artwork | Creativity And Originality | Quality & Complexity

PRIZES:
Up to $200 Patriot Place Gift Card

Full Contest Rules:

Youth Group (through age 17) contest participants will submit your creations (one piece per participant) on Wednesday April 13th at the Artist’s Studio & Gallery at Patriot Place 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.  While at the art gallery, a Parent must sign a waiver releasing Patriot Place, Artist’s Studio & Gallery, and Waste Management from all liability of artwork as well as to provide authorization to publish & promote the artwork through all channels, i.e. print, social media, radio, tv, etc. Creations will prominently be displayed along with an art show reception (you are invited) Friday night, April 15th 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM and on Saturday, April 16th 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Please return to the Artist’s Studio & Gallery at Patriot Place Tuesday, April 19th 3:00 PM -5:00 PM to pick up and take home your artwork; alternatively, you can take your creation home after 7:00 PM on Saturday, April 16th. For the Youth Group, if there are enough participants, prizes for the Most Creative Sustainable Artwork will be awarded in two age groups, 12 and under and 13 through 17. For each age group, the top contestant will receive a $100 Patriot Place gift card and 2nd Place will receive a $50 Patriot Place gift card.

 

Adult Group (age 18 and older) contest participants will submit your creations (one piece per participant) on Wednesday, April 20th at the Artist’s Studio & Gallery at Patriot Place 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM.  While at the art gallery you must sign a waiver releasing Patriot Place, Artist’s Studio & Gallery, and Waste Management from all liability of artwork as well as to provide authorization to publish & promote the artwork through all channels, i.e. print, social media, radio, tv, etc.   Creations will prominently be displayed along with an art show reception (you are invited) Friday night April 22nd 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM (which by the way is eARTh Day), on Saturday April 23rd 1:00 PM – 9:00 PM and on Sunday, April 24th 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM.  Please return to the Artist’s Studio & Gallery at Patriot Place Tuesday, April 26th 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM to pick up and take home your artwork; alternatively, you can take your creation home after 4:00 PM on Sunday, April 24th.  For the Adult Group, prizes will be awarded in two categories in relation to sustainable artwork showcased: “Creativity & Originality” and “Quality & Complexity”.  For each category, top prize is a $200 Patriot Place gift card and 2nd Place will receive a $50 Patriot Place gift card.

All work must be original by the artist with no copies of work or assistance from other artists.  Judging will be announced each Friday night prior to the 4pm Reception at the Artist’s Studio & Gallery at Patriot Place. A new home will be found for any submitted creations not picked up within one week of the pickup date.

For inquiries or comments, please email debunkjunk@wm.com