38 people kicked off January 2013 with a Fun-a-Day, that means 1,178 pieces of art were created in Dundee in just one month. It is really pretty amazing that all that fun and art was instigated by just one person – artist Morgan Cahn.
During 2013 Morgan moved away from sunny Dundee, but Hazel Saunderson, Rebecca Grieg and Theresa Lynn decided to carry on the fun in 2014. It was another great success, with over 50 people taking part and 33 of those bringing work to exhibit.
In 2015 Hazel and Rebecca returned, opening the project to returning fun makers and to new ones, with a successful exhibition in WASPS artist studios, and a busy Twitter feed.
Fun A Day 2016 was carried on by Rebecca Greig and previous fun maker; Sam Baxter, which finished with a beautiful, funny, and a creative exhibition by Dundee fun makers.
Sam Baxter continued the project for 2017, with a brilliant turn out & variety, producing a final 58 participants, with 41 exhibiting!
In 2018, Sam Baxter continued to run the event, tweaking it in creative ways as the numbers of fun participants continued to increase. We saw 70 odd people attempt the project, with a record breaking 52 exhibiting! This year many participants created large quantities of work, in a huge variety of mediums which was truly impressive.
We hope that people of Dundee that would like to carry on having fun with us this year, so below is some inspiration to get your creative juices flowing! Do also follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter for daily inspiration.
- The most important thing though is to just get started! You can find more ideas and take a look at previous Fun-a-Day shows and projects on Artclash.