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

Honourable mention: 9-12 year olds

Harvey Smith My poppy

Age 12

9-12 year olds

I have drawn my poppy. He’s very special to me and I love going to visit him in Perth. I think I have really captured his sense of humour in this portrait. Poppy is always laughing and making me laugh. I spent Christmas with him last year and wanted to paint him enjoying himself on Christmas Day.