Recycled Art Contest – Best in Show

The Best in Show recipients have been announced for the Recycled Art Contest held at the recent Earth Day Celebration.

Creswell School District partnered with the City of Creswell, Creswell Christian School and a variety of environmental organizations for this year’s Earth Day CelebrationThrough these collaborative efforts our community’s third annual Earth Day Celebration was once again a proven success!

5th grader Natalie Burkhouse crafted a Bobble Head  |  3rd grader Kyle Burnside crafted a Coffee Can Top Hat  |  4th grader Katie Culp created a Recycled Hair Band  |  5th grader Jessica Ellison & Kirsten Grand crafted Recycled Sock Gloves  |  3rd grader Haily Stevenson created a Bird Feeder

Congratulations!

So what’s up with a “Recycled Art Contest?”

During the Contest students learned to create sculptures and other artwork from re-used materials, without the use of adhesives. The available materials were generously donated by Materials Exchange Center for Community Arts (M.E.C.C.A.), and the activity was led by volunteers extraordinaire Titus Tomlinson and Stephanie Scafa from the University of Oregon’s Resource Assistance for Rural Environments (RARE) Program. Students either took their artwork home with them, or teachers put their students’ work on display in their classrooms.