Hit the environmental art trail this summer
Walkers on the South West Coast Path can find artistic inspiration to become more green this summer as they stroll.
South West Water is again proud to sponsor TRAIL - an outdoor exhibition of thought-provoking sculptures and installations on the coast path between Teignmouth and Dawlish.
Last year, Teignmouth sculptor Jane Burt won the first ever environmental art prize offered by the company for her 'Green, Green House' constructed from over a thousand discarded plastic drinks bottles collected over four months.
In 2007, South West Water made its first venture into environmental art sponsorship to promote its region wide water conservation message and to support its ongoing 'Bin it, Don't Flush it' campaign to encourage safe disposal of waste and prevent sewer blockages.
Chief Executive Chris Loughlin said: "TRAIL is an outstanding and fun opportunity to make people think in a positive way about their role in the environment while they are enjoying its benefit."
This year, visitors walking on the path can also examine dozens of other environmental sculptures along the path until September 7. There is also an indoor exhibition of works for sale at Tomorrows in Teignmouth.
This year's prizewinner will be announced on September 1.
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Published on: 4 August 2008