Inspired mural by Millicent artist

Great to see a local artist having his skills recognised! It’s a wonderful painting and hopefully there will be more to follow.


mural fosters Mural by Peter Dunn at Fosters Foodland

by S Lowe 5THE FM newsonline wattlerangenow

A new mural painted by Peter Dunn, was installed on the wall of Fosters Foodland supermarket complex this week.

Mr Dunn said in a statement to 5THE FM/wattlerangenow:-

“After some years of exposure to the weather, it was deemed time for an existing mural to be replaced.”

The original mural was erected in 2004 and was part of a Tidy Town project.

With the initial groundwork by Martin Sullivan and generous sponsorship from Fosters Foodland, Millicent based artist Peter Dunn has produced a large wall mural with a wetlands theme and today Peter praised the way the mural has turned into a collaborative effort.

While being an imagined wetland scene, Peter says it was also inspired by time spent at Lake McIntyre and the connection between people and nature that our own natural attraction has become known…

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2 thoughts on “Inspired mural by Millicent artist

  1. It’s really nice. I see we share herons and pelicans, at least. I couldn’t quite tell what the dark birds on the left might be. Cormorants? Or some exotic species we don’t have here?

    I do like public murals like this. Well done!

    • Yes Linda, there are cormorants here, and of course my favourite bird, the black swan. I was in town today and saw the finished mural for myself, and yes, it really looks great there, and livens up that previously somewhat dull and empty space.

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