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MEI Desmos Art Competition

MEI Desmos Maths Art Competition 2020

As part of Maths Week England 2020 MEI ran a Desmos Maths Art competition. The theme of the competition was The Environment. The best two entries were chosen in each of three age categories.

Winners

Click on an image to view the art in Desmos.

School years 12-13 (ages 16-18)

Great wave
Aron Arnason, Year 12
Colyton Grammar School, Devon

Mountain scene
Abdullah, Year 12
Upton Court Grammar School, Slough

School years 10-11 (ages 14-16)

Renwewable energy isn't impossible
Henry Chandler, Year 11
Dame Alice Owen's School, Hertfordshire

Turtle
Beth Myton, Year 10
Colyton Grammar School, Devon

School years 7-9 (ages 11-14)

Take your pick
Xaavair, Year 8
Upton Court Grammar School, Slough

Globe with hole
Martin Horsts, Year 7
Culcheth High School, Warrington

Other notable entries

The standard of entries to the competition was very high. The judges were also impressed with the following submissions:

Waterfall
Eric Lawrence, Year 12
Gunnersbury Catholic School, London

Rectangles
Year 12 Student
Cardinal Newman Catholic School, East Sussex

Fish
Lucy, Year 10
Colyton Grammar School, Devon

Fish Swimming
William Raichura, Year 10
Colyton Grammar School, Devon

Squoorol
Eleni You, Year 8
Heckmondwike Grammar School, West Yorkshire

Underwater scene
Ben Hudson, Year 8
Clyst Vale Community College, Devon

Crane stuck in plastic
Katharine Collie, Year 7
Crosfields School, Reading

Garden
Year 7 student
Sir Henry Floyd Grammar School, Buckinghamshire

Flower and butterfly
Jonny McHugh Shepherd, Year 9
Colyton Grammar School, Devon

MEI Desmos Maths Art Competition 2019

As part of Maths Week England 2019 MEI ran a Desmos Maths Art competition. The best two entries were chosen in each of three age categories.

Winners

Click on an image to view the art in Desmos. Pictures marked with * are animated.

School years 12-13 (ages 16-18)

Plant cell
Jayshiv Patel, Year 12
Claremont High School, Brent

Skull
Year 12 student
Hampstead School, Camden

School years 10-11 (ages 14-16)

Drawing graphs*
Kevin Roman, Year 11
Mill Hill County High School, London

Peacock
Chaarvi Sood, Year 10
The Abbey School, Reading

School years 7-9 (ages 11-14)

Modern House
Chiara Elezi, Year 7
The Westwood Academy, Coventry

Desbot
Joe McCormack, Year 9
King Edward VI School, Stratford-upon-Avon

Instructions for creating Desmos Art

We have created writen and video instructions for creating art suitable for students at three different levels: