Austin360: Help build a cool Patrick Dougherty sculpture in Pease Park
Austin360‘s Michael Barnes features a new WAG project in Pease Park in Austin. Patrick Dougherty will build, with the help of many volunteers, one of his signature Stickwork environments:
What a rush: Pease Park Conservancy has put out a call for volunteers to help build a major sculpture in the park in January 2018.
Designed by renowned artist Patrick Dougherty, this will be the latest Stickwork, a series of over 275 distinct sculptures around the world.
“Volunteers are needed for single day shifts, although if the project really gels with the right person they are welcome to help out for longer,” says spokesman Mason Kerwick. “Since Patrick will be on site every day guiding the shape of the piece, this is the perfect opportunity for anyone curious to learn more about the artistic process of an internationally renowned artist – while also spending time outdoors, enjoying the sunshine and nature in one of Austin’s oldest park.
Once complete, the sculpture will remain on display in Pease Park for a few years.
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