Get arty with an­nual exhibition

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learned and try to de­velop her own style.

She ex­plained that to cre­ate her art­works, she liked to take pho­tos of a sub­ject and then add other sub­ject mat­ter to cre­ate a story.

“I think, as artists, we have an op­por­tu­nity to get a mes­sage out through our paint­ings,” she said.

“I’m fo­cus­ing on the en­vi­ron­ment with a sub­tle mes- sage of pro­tect­ing it.

Jacquie has been a mem­ber of Art Whit­sun­day for the past four years and looks for­ward to dis­play­ing her new art­works in the Art Whit­sun­day an­nual exhibition from Au­gust 5-7 at the Whit­sun­day Arts and Cul­tural Cen­tre (WACC).

For more in­for­ma­tion visit www.artwhit­sun­day.wee­ JACQUIE Hen­der­sen, who has lived in the Whit­sun­days for the past 15 years, started paint­ing just six years ago when she was in­spired by the beauty of the area and par­tic­u­larly the is­lands.

Want­ing to take her art to a new level, she has been at­tend­ing draw­ing lessons and work­shops.

Jacquie said her goal now was to take what she had

Photo: Con­trib­uted.

ARTY: Jude Flemming with Jacquie Hen­der­son at Jude’s re­cent work­shop held at the Whit­sun­day Arts and Cul­tural Cen­tre.

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