Winners named in recycled art contest

“Another Starry Night” by Bob Carl won the Mayor’s Choice award in the recycled art contest hosted by the London Visual Arts Guild and London Public Library.

(Posted May 14, 2024)

The London Visual Arts Guild and London Public Library hosted an art contest that invited entrants to submit creations using recycled materials.

Bob Carl won the Mayor’s Choice award for “Another Starry Night,” a piece featuring cork and wood and inspired by Vincent Van Gogh.

One of the People’s Choice first-place awards went to individuals served by MATCO Services for their piece called “Paper Trees.” Runners-up were Olivia Washburn for her “Rocket Ship” featuring old paper and paint and Rose Washburn for her “Galactic Gun.”

“Paper Trees,” created by individuals served by MATCO Services with guidance from instructor Amy Likens, won a first-place People’s Choice award in the recycled art contest hosted by the London Visual Arts Guild and London Public Library.

The other People’s Choice first-place award went to Sondra Fox for her shredded paper sheep. Runners-up were Judy Smith for her newspaper dog and Amy Likens for her paper and fabric “Inheritance” basket.

These and other recycled art pieces are on display through May 17 in the “Everything Old is New Again” exhibit at the London Arts Center, 121 E. First St. Gallery hours are: Thursdays and Sundays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Open studio hours are Tuesdays, 4-7 p.m.

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