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The competition serves as a means to preserve culture by empowering young artists and emerging talent nationally. To participate, create an original piece of art made from recycled and repurposed materials to be exhibited at a public space.

The competition will reward 4 Grand Prize Winners with repurposed structures representing one of the 4 locations Lagos, Ogun, Rivers, Abuja. .

All 4 Grand Prize Winners winners will receive N1,000,000 each and a chance for a solo exhibition in one Sterling Bank public community park, roundabout or space in one of the 4 Sterling Bank zonal locations- Lagos, Ogun, Rivers, Abuja.

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Olu Amoda

An internationally celebrated Nigerian sculptor, muralist, furniture designer, and multi-media artist whose iconic

Rom Isichei

A renowned conceptual Nigerian artist whose practice has persistently engaged object and material exploration

Deola Sagoe

Founder of House of Deola is the leading lady of African haute couture fashion from Ondo State in Nigeria. Deola has

Ndidi Dike

Ndidi Dike spent her early years in England, She studied painting, majoring in mixed media painting

Winner's Exhibition Space

All work should be designed as a free standing installations able to withstand outdoor conditions.


It is to encourage Nigerians to explore positive ways to change their relationship with the environment, while expressing creativity and artistic talents using recyclable materials.

All artists above 18 years of age.

The competition is nationwide. You can submit entries from any State. However, the art piece should represent one of the 4 States.

Yes, however all individuals must meet the contest qualification requirements – see the list of rules above for details.

The items may or may not be returned to you. This is at the discretion of the Bank.

Photos of artwork do not qualify as legitimate entries.

Yes, you can combine any waste material that can withstand all weather conditions outdoor.

The art piece should resonate with any of the 4 states (regions) named above.

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