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2020 Recycled Sculpture Contest

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The CORE Organization is proud to announce our 4th annual Recycled Sculpture Contest, which will be held online this year. 

Create at home and submit pics of your finished sculptures by 5:00 PM on Saturday, April 20h via email:  gcrist@thinkfeelcreate.org.  Our judge is MAXMAN from Rhode Island Resource Recovery. Winners will be announced on Earth Day (April 22nd) and win $25 Amazon gift cards.  (Entries must include your name, grade, school and contact information.)

This contest is open to all K–8 students in CORE partner schools in Rhode Island:  Tiverton (Pocasset, Ranger and Fort Barton Elementary Schools and Tiverton Middle School); Portsmouth (Hathaway and Melville Elementary); Little Compton (Wilbur & McMahon School) and Bristol (Guiteras Elementary).

Prizes will be awarded to the top winner in each of the following five categories:

  1.  Most Inspirational (which sculpture invites you to want to create another sculpture?)
  2.  Most Colorful (which sculpture uses the most colors?)
  3.  Most Playful (which sculpture is the most amusing or funny?)
  4.  Most Surreal (which sculpture is the most unreal, strange or dreamlike?)
  5.  Most Life-like (which sculpture is the most realistic?)

Contest Rules

1. Only 1 entry per student. (Please include name, grade, school and contact information with your submission.)
2. NO GLASS and no materials that previously contained a hazardous substance are
permitted to be used in the sculpture, if you are unsure about something you may
want to use please call CORE at (401)749-1203 or email us at CORE@thinkfeelcreate.org.
3. All other recycled materials can be used, recycled meaning materials that have
been used at least once and would have otherwise ended up in your recycle bin
or trash.
4. Sculptures should be designed and built by students.
5. The only non-recycled materials permitted are glue, tape, screws or nails
6. Sculptures should not be so heavy or so large that it can’t be easily moved by 1 person.

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CORE is gearing up for exciting course offerings in 2020:

Winter: Begins February 3rd for Tiverton and Little Compton and February 10th for Portsmouth and Bristol

(Skipping February 17/18th – School Vacation)

Spring: April 20th – June 2

Register for Classes Here Beginning January 19th!

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Spring Recycled Sculpture News!

We have extended the deadline to submit a sculpture, the new date is Monday, April 8, 2019! You know have the entire weekend to complete your sculpture and get it to the Tiverton Library by Monday at 8 pm!  Time to get creative!  We are looking forward to all the amazing sculptures! (If you haven’t registered you can still submit a sculpture, we asked that you pre-register just to get an idea of how many students would be participating but that doesn’t mean you can’t enter so you still have time!)

The 2019 Recycled Sculpture Contest is here!

We are so excited to kick off our 3rd recycled sculpture contest on March 6, 2019.  Maxman will be at Fort Barton Elementary School at 1pm and at Ranger Elementary School at 2:15.  Then on Thursday, March 7, 2019 he will be at Pocasset Elementary at 1pm.  Maxman will give a teach students about how to recycle in Rhode Island and have a few surprises too!  For details on the contest click on the link below.  And as always, if you have any questions, please call us at 401-749-1203 or email CORE@thinkfeelcreate.org.

Recycled Sculpture Contest 2019 book pdf

November 27, 2018

Giving Tuesday has passed but everyday is a good day to give.  Your donation of $55 can send a child in need to a 6-week after school art class.  A donation of $100 can purchase supplies for 1 after school art class.  A donation of $250 can help support our special programs like the upcoming Portraits to Puppets project or the Recycled Sculpture Community Contest held each April.  A $500 donation can cover the cost of musicians for a performance or help support our new CORE Youth Theater Program beginning this spring.As a 501(c)3 Non-profit organization your donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

We hope you will give today!