Recycled Materials Art Contest

Event Description

ATTENTION STUDENTS…(especially all art majors, enthusiasts, crafters, makers designers and builders). Wolfpack Packaging is holding an Recycled Materials Art Contest and we’d love to see your artwork entry.

There are over $1,000 in cash prizes to be won as well as possible funding for upcoming related education.

Winners will be announced at the Wolfpack Packaging Inc. Art Show on Tuesday May 7, 2019 7-8pm in Newmarket, Ontario. All entrants are welcome to attend this event with friends and family at 402 Mulock Dr, Newmarket, Ontario.

This year’s Art Contest theme is: GROWTH. To participate, you must fill in a registration form here.

All work must be created using post-consumer paper, fabric, plastic, metal, glass or otherwise non-recyclable waste as the main media. No organic or food waste accepted.

All art must be the original work of each entrant. No outside assistance, no replicas or copies.

Photography is acceptable provided it adheres to the above theme and, in some way, supports an additional theme of re-use.

No Video, Computer graphics, Computer Animation, Spoken Word or Performance Art.

Wall/ hung artwork must be no larger than 48″ x 96″ or deeper than 4″

Sculpture must not occupy a footprint greater than 2′ x 4′ wide and 12 feet tall

All submissions must come complete with proper hanging hardware or supportive base (sculpture).


Cash and bursary funding to be won. Details to be determined.


Should you be interested in sponsoring this event (donations, scholarships or materials), please contact

Visit is here to register today:

Additional Information

Following are the submission requirements:

Submission deadline is Monday, May 6, 2019 by 4:30pm. Entries will be accepted from 9am – 4pm Friday, May 3 and 9am – 4:30 pm Monday May 6.
Entrants are welcome to submit up to 2 entries.

Entrants must be residents of York Region 13-21 years of age. Proof of age might be required.

Furthermore, 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners (and cash recipients) will be required to display their winning artwork at Wolfpack Packaging Inc. for 12 months – or longer by arrangement.

There is no cost to enter. Scrap corrugate is available at Wolfpack Packaging Inc. Should you wish to collect scrap, view the space or have any questions, please contact via email only.