2017 Entries:

CONGRATULATIONS 2017 WINNERS:
1ST PRIZE – Entry 9 – Kurt Baumann – “Green Space Lamp”
2ND PRIZE – Entry 32 – Janet Fischer – “Elmer”
3RD PRIZE – Entry 12 – Jody Fredricks – “Untitled”
4TH PRIZE – Entry 51 – Kathy Glancey – “Wood Slat Flowers”
5TH PRIZE – Entry 44 – 3D Rockstars – “Owl”

ReStore’s 8th Annual Recycled Art Contest shines a light on some of Milwaukee’s resourceful repurposers. The contest challenges the public to create works primarily using the donated product found at ReStore. From artwork to repurposed furniture, the only rule of the contest is the majority of materials must be purchased at ReStore.

PRIZES:
1ST PRIZE – $250
2ND PRIZE – $150
3RD PRIZE – $100
4TH PRIZE – $75
5TH PRIZE – $50
(Awarded in the form of ReStore Gift Certificates)

DETAILS – Deadline for submission into the contest was April 8th, 2017. Submissions will be accepted for next year’s contest in January 18′.
– Art was displayed at ReStore East from 4/12 – 4/22 and featured in Third Ward’s Gallery Night
– Art was voted on by the public, online and in store. Voting ended at 6pm on Thursday, April 20th.
– The top 5 winners were announced on Friday, April 21st at 5pm as part of Third Ward’s Gallery Night.

FAQs
– Artists retain ownership of their works and may sell the works if they so choose. If art is sold, 20% of the proceeds will be donated to Milwaukee Habitat.
– Artists may pickup unsold works during normal store hours April 23rd – 29th at ReStore East
– At least 50% of the materials used for your entry must have been purchased at ReStore.

QUESTIONS?
Jake Brandt, MHFH Marketing and Communications Manager
jbrandt@milwaukeerestore.org or 414-316-5681

Recycled Art Contest