Right, polling is now open – and will remain open until 5pm, Monday 4 November 2013 – so now is the time to choose the portrait which you think best encapsulates Bristol City Council’s GARY HOPKINS, Lib Dem councillor for Knowle.
There’s a £5 bag of meat (or meat substitute) at stake for the artists, so please poll responsibly…
‘Kind But Still’, Councillor Gary Hopkins, ink and brush, 2013, Jeff from Bedminster
‘Local Taxi Driver’, Councillor Gary Hopkins, ink, 2013, Durston Fletcher
‘Public Waste Of Considerable Space’, Councillor Gary Hopkins (1), digital composition, 2013, @Eastville_Ern
‘Meat Zeppelin’, Councillor Gary Hopkins, watercolours, 2013, @guriben
‘Gary’s Doghouse’, Councillor Gary Hopkins, ballpoint pen, 2013, @guriben
‘(Untitled Gary Hopkins Portrait)’, Councillor Gary Hopkins, photograph of spraypaint, 2010, Steve Loughran
‘No’, Councillor Gary Hopkins, watercolour & crayon, 2013, guriben
At the weekend we published angry twitter person @guriben‘s fine painting of Bristol City Council’s £160,000 Chief Executive City Director Nicola ‘Lady Gaga’ Yates, which beautifully captured her essence.
Since then, BRISTOLIAN readers have been sending us yet more municipal masterpieces… So let us direct you to the new Gallery page over yonder – cue the relaxing music…