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.