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Eco-Art Sampling
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             Call for Eco-Art!                

Participating artists receive 2 Glow Tickets and 50% of sale price.


Event details:

Date:  Thursday, November 17, 2011

Time:  6:00 - 10:00 PM 

Location:  Chester's, 60 Island Street in downtown Lawrence

Hosts:  The Sidell and Yepez Families


What is eco-art?

  • It incorporates at least one of the "4 R's" (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Repair).
  • It promotes environmental awareness.
  • It educates others about environmental injustice and/or conveys a vision for addressing it.
  • It is comprised of environmentally-friendly materials.

Eco-art can include: lanterns, home furnishings and house-wares, photography, sculpture, paintings, or mixed media pieces.  However, it must incorporate at least 1 of the "4 R's" and at least 1 other item listed above. 


Submission Deadline: Monday, November 7, 2011, 5:00 PM (no exceptions)

Pick-up/drop off location: Groundwork Lawrence, 60 Island Street, Lawrence, MA

Artwork will be juried: Nov. 8 - 9; items not selected should be picked up Nov. 10-11

Auction proceeds are split 50/50 between Groundwork Lawrence and the artist.

All submissions must include the Eco-Art Registration Form and include a write-up (see form).

A minimum sale price for your submission may be set.


Items submitted in the past include: artwork made from shredded catalogues, lamps made from "rescued roadside treasures," paintings on used/discarded furniture, and lanterns made from reclaimed wood.  For examples of previous eco-art check out our Flickr Glow collection.  We encourage you to use your imagination to help promote Groundwork Lawrence's environmental mission! 


How much should I expect my piece to sell for?  Items have sold for between $10 and $300.  We have included items with a minimum sale price up to $5,000.  We encourage pieces with minimum sale prices of $20 - $500. 


Not able to submit an Eco-Art piece this year?  You can buy your Glow tickets online now. Thank you for your support!
Groundwork Lawrence
60 Island St., 2nd Floor
Lawrence, Massachusetts 01840