Cork It! Art Contest

Creative Teams Invited to Create Cork Art for Prizes

Aug 14, 2015, 11:40 ET from Good Grapes

WINNETKA, Ill., Aug. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling all creative people! Artists, designers, engineers, and students….everyone is invited to create fantastic objects using corks as the primary media in celebration of good wine and good living!  Seek your inspiration from the basic materials and have fun.  Entrants will receive a "cork starter kit" including corks made from real cork.  Contestants are encouraged to use additional corks, real champagne ties (it can be champagne or sparkling wine ties and the cap), nails up to 4 inches long, glue (any color), and cardboard, plastic, wood or corks for a base.  All entrants are encouraged to create something wonderful, funny or realistic from corks and these simple additional materials. All entries should be delivered to Good Grapes between 10AM and noon on September 19th with judging taking place prior to 7:00 pm, the start of Taste of Good Grapes, a wine, craft beer and food festival.  Each Cork It! contest entry is $20.  Upon entry submission, the $20 fee will be refunded with a $20 Good Grapes gift card valid towards in-store purchases. Cork It! contest teams can be comprised of up to 4 people and all team members must be at least 18 years of age. 


First place prize: $250 gift card to the airline of the winner's choice.

Second place prize: $100 gift card to the airline of the winner's choice.

Third place prize:  $50 gift card to the airline of the winner's choice. 

All prize awards are per team, not per person on each team.

Winning entries will be displayed at local Winnetka businesses until October 30th

Everyone is invited and encouraged to dream big, roll up their shirtsleeves and create something fun in the spirit of the Cork It! Contest.

About Good Grapes

Good Grapes is an independent wine boutique in Winnetka, IL.  We offer more than 300 wines typically unavailable at big box stores, an affordable wine club membership, cellar stocking, Ravinia bags and wine and food pairing.   


Theresa Lucas
821 Chestnut Court, Winnetka, IL 60093
Telephone: 847.242.9800


SOURCE Good Grapes