We acknowledge the Gadigal of the Eora Nation, the traditional custodians of the Country on which the Art Gallery of NSW stands.

Winner: 13-15 year olds

Celeste Hang Grandma

Age 15

13-15 year olds

My grandmother, who is wise, cunning and with an artistic eye for perfection, was my guardian for most of my childhood. Her expressiveness, along with the experience of being a former artist herself, has guided me on becoming more confident. This watercolour piece attempts to capture her serene mood with mellow hues, bringing back nostalgic memories of her homey cooking and the entertaining time when she walked out on a restaurant because their food was no match for hers.