Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Artist Showcases Local whoa[euro][TM]s Who

Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Artist Showcases Local whoa[euro][TM]s Who

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Carlie Walker

FRASER Coast artist Gina Davey must have considerable powers of persuasion.

Her exhibition, Persons of Interest, is on display at Gatakers Artspace, including an oil painting of Fraser Coast Mayor Gerard OaConnell.

Ms Davey said the mayor posed for her at the council chambers.

He was dressed in a suit, but then Gina suggested he put on the robes to give her something a little different to work with.

aHe was really good,a she said.

aHe is an amiable person.a

The exhibition opened yesterday and is set to run until the end of May.

Ms Davey said hearing the phrase aperson of interesta inspired the exhibition.

She said that sent her out in search of people of interest in the community. Cr OaConnell said he had met Ms Davey through her volunteer work at Gatakers Artspace, where she had donated many hours.

She had asked him to pose for a photo so she could create an artwork.

The Mayor admitted seeing the result was a bit aconfronting and disconcertinga, but he thought the artist had great talent. …

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