Call for Eco-Art celebrating GWL’s 10th Year
For Groundwork Lawrence’s Annual Glow Gala and Fundraiser
November 17, 2011, 6:00 – 10:00 PM
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 housewares, 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 for the show should be picked up Nov. 10-11
Auction proceeds are split 50/50 between Groundwork Lawrence and the artist; each artist receives 2 tickets to Glow
All submissions must be accompanied by 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, please our Glow Gala page and follow the Flickr link on our home page. 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 $20 and $350. We have included items with a sale price up to $5,000. We encourage pieces with minimum sale prices of $20 - $300.