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Frank Fera - Still Alone

by Jason McNamara

A portrait of

Francesco Fera

Medium

Photography

Dimensions

104cm x 74cm

About the artist

Jason McNamara is a local photographer who has worked hard at developing his own signature style. He says that even though this is the case, his style is constantly evolving. McNamara's work has been represented in many local competitions, as a finalist, and winner, including,  Fremantle International Portrait Prize 2019, Stanthorpe Art Prize 2018, Olive Cotton Award for Photographic Portraiture and the Ipswich Art Awards 2019.

The artist represents themselves. 

About the sitter

Since he moved to Australia from Italy with his wife 42 years ago, Francesco Fera had planned to build his own home. He'd studied building in San Remo as a teenager, learning rendering, plastering and masonry work on old church buildings. For over 26 years he has been building his "Little Jewel", an Italian style home, here in the Brisbane suburb of Boondall. Frank now lives alone and is come to grips that his dream home may never be finished.

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