Oakland’s Re-Create Art Contest

Oakland’s Re-Create Art Contest Now Underway


Students in Oakland schools are invited to participate in the 2015 Re-Create Art Contest, Oakland’s annual recycled art competition.  Participants will use discarded or reused materials in a creative application of the 4Rs – reduce, reuse, recycle, and rot (compost). All Oakland students in grades TK-12 are eligible to participate in the contest. Art supply sets, and theater and museum passes will be awarded to contest winners.

Deadline for submissions is Saturday November 21, 2015.  For complete contest information, see the Re-Create brochure or visit www.proartsgallery.org.

A public reception and awards ceremony will be held on Friday December 4, 2015, from  5:30-7pm  at Pro Arts Gallery, 150 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA.

Oakland’s Re-Create 2015 Art Contest and Traveling Exhibition is sponsored by the City of Oakland, Public Works Department and produced by Pro Arts Gallery.


Free Re-Create Workshops

Pro Arts will provide FREE hands-on workshops at the following Oakland Public Library branches to assist the students in creating artwork from discarded materials:

Slide Show of Previous Exhibits

For a slide show of previous exhibits, click here.