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Ford Town, USA 1960 by Laurel Taylor. Age 16, Grade 11, Cincinnati, OH.

Duck Tape® has always been known as a fix-all for DIY repairs, but with the addition of colors and prints this once utilitarian tool has quickly become a craft medium that is both unique and accessible. Sponsored by Duck Tape®, this award encourages new forms of creativity, individuality and personal expression. One award of $500 is presented to a student that expresses their artistic skills using Duck Tape® in their creation. Read More

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Duck Tape® has always been a fallback tool for DIY repairs, but we’re seeing it used more and more as a medium by many artists. In fact, there’s been a steady increase in the number of art submissions made with duct tape over the years, and we’ve now created a unique opportunity for students to express their artistic skills using Duck Tape®.

Through this special partnership, one student will receive a $500 cash prize for their submission made with Duck Tape® in the 2014 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, which are currently open! Read More

Ryan Miller. The Tape Murder!! Grade 11, Age 16. 2012 Regional Gold Key, Mixed Media. Materials: Duck tape and electrical tape.

Duck Tape® has always been known as a fix-all for DIY repairs, but with the addition of colors and prints it is quickly becoming a unique and accessible tool for creating new works of art. This year, we’ve partnered with them to provide teens in grades 7-12 with the opportunity to express their artistic skills through 2 new Awards:
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The Duck Tape® Mixed Media Award will present 5 students with a $500 Award for their national Gold Medal winning works in the Mixed Media category.

Plus, the Duck Tape® Brand Award will present 1 student with a $500 Award for a work of art made specifically with Duck Tape® brand duct tape.

 

To learn more about these two new awards and how to submit, click here.

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