couple accept Highbridge
artist's painting for Prince's nursery
colouful painting by a Highbridge artist has been hung in Prince
George's nursery after being accepted by The Duke and Duchess
Fawley, 43, who has Down's Syndrome, says the news comes as a
all came about due to Tazia's involvement with Heart and Sold,
a charity supporting and showcasing artists with the condition.
director Suzie Moffat sent an image of Tazia's painting 'Rupert
Flies Over The Suspension Bridge' to William and Kate in hope
that they might like and accept the original as a gift for the
formal letter arrived soon afterwards welcoming the gift and the
painting has recently been sent on request to the Royal household.
painted the artwork five years ago on wooden board. It is large,
measuring 36 x 12 inches and is painted with acrylic paint.
lives with her mother, sculptor Gylda Thomas, and paints in her
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Taz is really pleased - it's a
great honour. The painting is so colourful and vibrant because
the balloons come in all shapes and sizes with Rupert Bear in
the middle. It is perfect for a children's nursery."
added: "The letter from the Royal couple is very formally
written and in the final few words it says the Duke and Duchess
of Cambridge would like to send their best wishes to Taz, which
is so touching."
will have a three-week exhibition of her work running in Burnhams
Princess Theatre during October featuring her seascapes and prints.