Wanneroo Central mural to reflect town’s history, pay tribute to market gardeners


Urban artist Jerome Davenport (Wembley Downs). Picture: Martin Kennealey d481547
Urban artist Jerome Davenport (Wembley Downs). Picture: Martin Kennealey d481547

ARTIST Jerome Davenport is painting a 300sq m mural at Wanneroo Central shopping centre.

A portrait of Margaret Cockman. Picture: Martin Kennealey

The Wembley Downs resident has been painting a wall in the centre’s north carpark, which is undergoing a $20 million redevelopment.

Davenport said the artwork, expected to take three weeks to finish, would reflect the history of Wanneroo and pay tribute to market gardeners.

Jerome Davenport working on the mural. Picture: Martin Kennealey

It features faces of pioneer Margaret Cockman and market gardener and former mayor Nick Trandos.

The mural in progress on May 2. Picture: Martin Kennealey
A portrait of Nick Trandos on May 2. Picture: Martin Kennealey

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