Pupils show off their talents in our art competition

Date: Thursday 24 August 2017

WEB- Taylor Wimpey Competition - What Tiverton Means To Me - Competition Winner Meryl Coffey

Young students at a primary school in Tiverton, Devon, were encouraged to get in touch with their artistic sides and consider what their hometown means to them by participating in a drawing competition organised by our Exeter team.

We invited pupils from Heathcoat Primary School to take part in our ‘What Tiverton Means To Me’ art contest, aimed at learning how the youngsters perceive the Devonshire town.

More than 150 entries were submitted by the junior artists, each with their own unique illustration of Tiverton and array of vibrant colours.

Meryl Coffey’s painting, which depicts a hot air balloon drifting above a lush, green field, was chosen as the winning piece.

Demelza Higginson, Head of School at Heathcoat Primary School, says: “Our pupils had a fantastic time getting creative for the ‘What Tiverton Means To Me’ art contest, which we were thrilled to take part in.

“It’s a brilliant way of not only giving the children the opportunity to be artistic, but also  teaching them to observe what’s around them and think about their hometown in a different way.

“We’d like to say thank you to Taylor Wimpey for inviting us to participate – it’s been wonderful to see all of the lovely entries from our pupils!”

Clare Brimble, Regional Sales and Marketing Director for Taylor Wimpey, says: “Picking a winner from the dozens of incredible drawings was a very difficult task, but we decided that Meryl’s entry perfectly captured the essence of Tiverton.

“I’d like to say a big thank you to all the artists who took part in the competition and encourage them to continue to pursue their creativity!”

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