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St. Pete Ocean Sweep 2021 Recycled Art Contest Application

Register online no later than June 1, 2021 by 5 pm. Then go to Pollunit and click on Add Photo to upload your art for voting. Questions contact: Jenna Byrne at Please call 727-303-9987 with any questions.

In Person and Virtual contest awards reception will be held on Sunday June 6, 2021 at 6:00 PM. Please see contest guidelines for more information.

St. Pete Ocean Sweep Recycled Art Contest Guidelines:

- Any individual may participate. Youth (18 and under)

- Registration opens March 1, 2021

- Participants must register by June 1, 2021 5 pm in order to submit an art piece.

- Participants may register as an individual or a group.

- Entries must contain 100% recycled, recovered or found content with the exception of paints, dyes, adhesives, canvas and mounting hardware.

- Entries may contain any recycled material as art medium, with the exception of food matter.

- Participants may include an artist statement with their piece, but it is not required.

- Entry dimension limits will be announced. Entries must be ready to display by wall mount, plinth, free standing – etc.

- Entries must be suitable for general public viewing with no offensive language or images.

- Entries must credit the original artist in the case of a reproduction.

- Participants acknowledge that Byrne Ocean Conservation may photograph or reproduce images of the artwork and the artist retains no ownership rights to the photos or reproductions from that completed image.

- Title of artwork, name(s) of artist(s) and medium used must be submitted to Jenna Byrne at by June 1, 2021. Artist statements, if applicable, must also be submitted at this time. A Community Online vote for the finalists starts June 1, 2021 at 5 pm. One vote per Participants have to decide for one option. If they assign another vote, the previous one is removed

- Finalists will be on display at Spa Beach Park at the new Pier in downtown St. Pete from June 5 - 6, 2021. Public votes for the winners in person and online June 5 - 6, 2021 from 9 am Saturday - 5 pm Sunday. In Person and Virtual award reception will be Sunday, June 6, 2021 at 6:00 PM.

- Prizes for multiple categories awarded to both Adults and Youth

 - Entries must be completed and then go to Pollunit and upload you art by June 1, 2021 5 pm to be uploaded online for the voting. 

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