Waste to art

Assembling amazing art

Condobolin is hosting the Regional Waste 2 Art Exhibition. Lachlan Shire Council in partnership with Western Plains Regional Development and Lachlan Arts Council will host the event at the Condobolin Community Centre from 25 June to 18 July. It will showcase 130 artworks from across 27 Local Government Areas. The official opening of the Exhibition and announcement of Category Winners will take place on Saturday, 25 June from 11am. A ‘Collage Workshop’ with Bathurst artist Dean Mobbs will also feature from 12.30pm to 2.30pm. Admission to the event is free, and the entire community is encouraged to attend. The Waste 2 Art initiative is designed to showcase creative works made from reused and recyclable waste materials, encouraging the audience to think about reducing, reusing and recycling waste. The theme for 2016 is “Used Tyres”.  MB/ Photos by Kathy Parnaby

By Melissa Blewitt

Condobolin is hosting the Regional Waste 2 Art Exhibition.
It will take place at the Condobolin Community Centre from 25 June to 18 July, and will showcase 130 artworks from across 27 Local Government Areas.
The event is being hosted by Lachlan Shire Council in partnership with Western Plains Regional Development and the Lachlan Arts Council.
The official opening of the Exhibition and announcement of category winners will be held on Saturday, 25 June from 11am at the Condobolin Community Centre. The Condobolin community and all Lachlan Shire residents are encouraged to attend the free event.
A ‘Collage Workshop’ with Bathurst artist Dean Mobbs will be held in conjunction with the official opening from 12.30pm to 2.30pm.
Lachlan Shire Council Mayor John Medcalf said Waste 2 Art is a fantastic way to draw attention to the issue of waste management.
“Managing waste is a major issue for today’s society and Waste 2 Art opens your eyes and challenges the way you view waste,” he said.
“I encourage everyone to view this exhibition and congratulate everyone involved.”
The Waste 2 Art initiative is designed to showcase creative works made from reused and recyclable waste materials, encouraging the audience to think about reducing, reusing and recycling waste. The theme featured for 2016 is “Used Tyres” however, artworks are made from a wide range of recyclable materials.
The regional exhibition will feature the winners from the Waste 2 Art competition held in each local government area. They will be on display in Condobolin, and the Exhibition will be open to the public free of charge for the entire period.
For the duration of the Regional Waste 2 Art Exhibition, Netwaste Environmental Learning Adviser Sue Clark is offering tours of the Exhibition to schools that would like to learn more about waste while enjoying the Waste 2 Art Exhibition Experience. To organise a time please contact Sue on 0400 336 508 or email ela@netwaste.org.au

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