Dan Donovan’s Art Station set to bring Wisbech community together

Dan Donovan

Dan Donovan - Credit: Archant

Wisbech artist Dan Donovan is bringing a vibrant community art project to his home town this month.

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Art dan - Credit: Archant

“The art project is an opportunity for Wisbech residents and visitors to come and express themselves through paint to create a communal work of art,” he said of The Art Station.

“My main vision is to embrace art, bringing all ages, abilities and communities together in an expressive visual piece.

“The concept is to set up a large blank ‘canvas’ in two public spaces and invite members of the public to contribute momentarily to a finished piece of work with paints and large brushes provided.

“The piece will be seen as experimental and abstract but the art created will evolve throughout the session and become something with meaning and be a unique expression of the public involved on the day.

“Come along, participate or just come and view and see how the artwork develops through the day,” he added.

Joining the project alongside Dan will be colourful community artist Hilary Cox and Lesley Mardle.

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The Art Station is open for all ages at Wisbech Market Place from 10am till 3pm on Saturday August 20 and then at Wisbech Tesco Extra on Sunday August 21 from 11am till 3pm.