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Update from the Gallery regarding COVID-19

In line with decisions made by the National Cabinet as communicated by the NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian, the Art Gallery of New South Wales is currently closed but will reopen to the public on 1 June. The Gallery will be observing strict physical distancing and hygiene measures to protect the health of all visitors and staff and minimise the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in the State. More information

Honourable mention: 13-15 year olds

Hellen Wang

Fleeting smile
13-15 year olds

My portrait is of my friend Grace. She rarely smiles and is an extremely introverted girl and doesn’t realise the hidden beauty within her personality. I wanted to convey to her that she is able to show strength and affection through her raw natural features. Each detail represents the uniqueness of her character.