Several creations from the Parkes Shire did very well at the regional Waste 2 Art exhibition with four winners and seven highly commended entries. The regional exhibition is currently running at the Outback Arts Creative Centre in Coonamble until 3rd September. The Parkes winners are: Deb Jones, who won The Herb Clarke Memorial Award for her Scrap Bin Lamp, Middleton Public School is the winner of Building/Sculpture 3D for their entry called Barugil, Rex Veal is the winner of Building Sculpture/Functional for his Chook RV, and Trundle Central School, School to Work is the Winner of High School Functional for Time in Chain.
The seven highly commend-ed entries were from Kelsey Finnegan, Blake McMahon, Hayley, Charlotte, Milla and El-odie Ballantyne, Meredith Bar-ber, Ian Row, Elsie Mahon and Helen Standen.
Parkes Shire Manager Cultural, Education and Library Services Kerryn Jones thanked everyone for entering saying it was a wonderful exhibition. The theme for next year is soft plastics. “So put your thinking caps on, we can’t wait to see what you come up with!” Kerryn said.