“The Reuse Project” perfectly fits the mission of The Ross Lynn Charitable Foundation (RLCF) and The Exchange NLA.

Artists and Designers are invited to submit a design to be screen-printed on a 100% cotton, reusable shopping bag. At the end of the submission period, four (4) design will be chosen as winners. The winning designs will then be screen-printed onto the bag, one design per. The bags will then be sold in local businesses and grocery stores all over North Louisiana, with the mission of reducing the use of single use plastic bags. All proceeds from the sale of each bag will go to benefit The Exchange NLA.


Deadline to apply:

All artwork and applications must be submitted before October 15th, 2018 at 5:00pm.


Categories Include:

Young Artist–Under 18 | Adult–18&Older

One (1) winner will be selected from the Young Artist category

Three (3) winners will be selected for the Adult category.

Limit one (1) design per person.

You must follow the art guidelines for your entry to be considered!


Winners will be notified and announced October 19, 2018.

Each winner will received one (1) $50 gift card to Fine Line Supply Co. in Ruston, LA.


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