We Can Be Heroes

Name: We Can Be Heroes

Location: Birmingham

Created by: Jess Perrin

Sponsor: Wesleyan

We Can Be Heroes depicts a colourful expression of gratitude for some extremely valued and hardworking professions. Doctors, scientists, shop workers and many more come together to celebrate the community coming back together as one after so much time apart. We thank you key workers for everything you have done and continue to do.

Jess Perrin is an illustrator and designer living and working in Birmingham. Completing a master’s degree in visual communication in 2019, she loves to create both traditional and digital work with a strong narrative. Her love for character design can be seen throughout her work. Jess has created over 30 sculptures for Wild in Art since 2017, and her work has raised over £115,000 for various charities in the UK.

Wesleyan Assurance Society has been helping people secure their financial futures for 180 years. Their original purpose was to help Birmingham’s factory workers save so that they had money for sickness and funeral expenses. Today they specialise in creating brighter financial futures for the professions we all trust. This includes doctors, dentists, teachers and lawyers.

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