Waste to Art Competition

The Illuminate Wollondilly Waste to Art Exhibition and Competition inspires people to think differently about waste, litter and over consumption through creative thinking.



Junior Category

1st Prize: Hayley Jones “Susan”                             

2nd Prize: Vianca Maddumapatabendi “Marble Lamp”           

Highly Commended: Emma Dyer “Trash Bird”, Caleb Dyer “Bunny Bag”, Jane Dyer  “Galaxy Jump”, Willow Gumbley “The Dress of Reused”, Cody Jones “Learning from Dad”           


Youth Category

1st Prize: Sara Phemister and the Art Kids  “Beppo the Flower Eater”


Open Category

1st Prize: Jeaned Mills “Revalued Bespoke Environmentalists”       

2nd Prize: Freya Jobbins “Circumference”                                 

Highly Commended: Bill Dorman “Adrift 2020”            



Check out the Waste 2 Art gallery.


Entry Details

Categories for the exhibition are:

  • over 18 (including professional artists),
  • Youth: 12-17 years
  • and Junior 7-11 years. 

Prize pool of $2600. Made possible by Wollondilly Council, the Environmental protection Agency and Southern Tablelands Arts. 

Entry: Entries are open until Friday 28 August 2020. Visit the STA website for entry and further details.

When: 28 September to 2 October 

Where: Old Post Office, Argyle Street Picton