Illuminate Wollondilly: Waste to Art Project 

Entries NOW OPEN for the Illuminate Wollondilly Waste to Art Exhibition and Competition in Picton Thursday 11 – Saturday 13 November 10am -2pm.

We challenge you to think creatively about waste, litter and over consumption. With over $2500 in prizes on offer it’s your chance to win and show your environment cred.

Get inspired NOW with online Waste2Art activities at STAkids 

Need more inspiration? Check out the 2020 Waste to Art exhibition. Presented by Wollondilly Council, the Environmental protection Agency and Southern Tablelands Arts.

Illuminate Wollondilly Waste to Art  Exhibition and Competition

Entry is free and open to all residents of the STA region (Hilltops, Goulburn Mulwaree, Upper Lachlan, Wollondilly, Wingecarribee, and Yass Valley).


  • OPEN – 18 YEARS OF AGE & OVER (Professional artists included in this category)
    1st Prize $1,000.00 / 2nd Prize $500.00
    1st Prize $500.00 / 2nd Prize $250.00
    1st Prize $250.00 / 2nd Prize $100.00

Winners of the three (3) categories will be announced at the opening by the Mayor of Wollondilly Shire Council.

Key Dates

  • Entries NOW open – enter here
  • 25 October – Entries close
  • 5 November – selected entries announced 
  • 8 November – Selected works delivered to Councils Administration Building, Picton
  • 11 November at 12.30pm Official opening and announcement of winners by the Mayor of Wollondilly Shire Council.
  • 11 – 13 November Exhibition open 2 Colden Street Picton.
  • 15 November – Works picked up 

Creative Making Workshops 

STA are planning creative making workshops to help you to turn everyday waste into magnificent works of art and get an entry in for the Waste to Art exhibition. 

Fingers crossed that the current workshop dates can go ahead in Goulburn and Picton as planned. Regardless we recommend you book your place now and it’s secure even if we have to postpone.

Discover how to recognise waste and rubbish that can be upcycled into art materials and learn a variety of techniques and processes upcycled materials into 3D art.

An extensive range of salvaged materials and all tools provided (you can bring some waste to transform as well)

PICTON Open Workshop 

10am – 4pm Saturday 23 October (ages 15+)

Wollondilly Community Nursery, Wonga Rd, Picton

BOOK your place now (places strictly limited) 

PICTON STA Kids Workshop

10am – 1pm Sunday 24 October (ages 15+)

Wollondilly Community Nursery, Wonga Rd, Picton

BOOK a place for your creative kid now
(places strictly limited)

GOULBURN Open Workshop 

10am – 4pm Date to be confirmed (ages 15+)

Gallery on Track, Blackshaw Rd, Goulburn


Goulburn STA Kids Workshop

10am – 1pm Date to be confirmed (ages 8-15)

Gallery on track


Hey kids – Check out the online Waste2Art activities at STAkids  

Contact Us

0427 938 110 

Or by appointment at one of our Mobile Office locations

PO Box 1323 Goulburn 2580

ABN 67 208 214 681

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