Operation Art 2021 Exhibition award selections

The award selections for the 2021 Operation Art Exhibition have been selected by a panel of judges including representatives from The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, The Art Gallery of NSW, The Office of the Children’s Guardian and the NSW Department of Education.

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Operation Art
The Arts Unit

Congratulations to all participating students, including those selected in the following award categories:

  • Touring 50Artworks exhibited at the Art Gallery of NSW and selected regional galleries. After the tour, the artworks become part of the Children's Hospital at Westmead's permanent collection.
  • ArtbankWorks are donated to regional hospitals and healthcare services throughout NSW, including Bear Cottage in Manly.
  • Office of the Children's GuardianArtworks are given to NSW OCG to be exhibited in its offices for 12 months and later donated to regional hospitals.
  • Paw Pick: Examples of Operation Art entries used to illustrate a wide variety of teaching strategies.

 

Touring 50

 

Curator's Award – Senior

Tea Time by Abbie-Rose Whale
Winmalee High School

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Tea Time by Abbie-Rose Whale for Operation Art 2021

Curator's Award – Junior

Still Life Fruit by Sam Gilfillan
Bundeena Public School

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Still Life Fruit by Sam Gilfillan (for Operation Art 2021)

Outstanding Student and Teacher Award

The Rescue Brumby by Shenandoah Spring
Dubbo School of Distance Education

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The Rescue Brumby by Shenandoah Spring (for Operation Art 2021)

Danny Eastwood Indigenous Art Award

All the Emotions by Kiara LeBrocque
Hamilton North Public School

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All the Emotions by Kiara LeBrocque (for Operation Art 2021 Exhibition)
Region School Name Title
Hunter and Central Coast Empire Bay Public School Olivia Taylor Little Frog
Hunter and Central Coast Glendore Public School 2P Glendore Public School Altogether
Hunter and Central Coast Hamilton North Public School Kiara LeBrocque All the Emotions
Hunter and Central Coast Pretty Beach Public School Misha Sidorkin Dancing Flowers
Illawarra and South Coast Corrimal East Public School Ruby Hurworth Bee and Flower
Illawarra and South Coast Dapto High School Grace Shoobert Bright Future
Illawarra and South Coast Figtree High School Alex Dawson Rulebreakers
Illawarra and South Coast Figtree High School Amelia Kokkin,
Janaya Baroudi,
Madison Darlow and
Joel Horlock
Animalistic
Illawarra and South Coast Goulburn East Public School Jackson Gliddon Baryonyx Buddies
Illawarra and South Coast Kiama High School Jacob Andersen Macro World
Illawarra and South Coast Milton Public School Alana Henderson In the Rockpool
Illawarra and South Coast Mount Ousley Public School Mae Fikkers Robot Bear
New England and North Coast Gunnedah South Public School Claire Howes Kaleidoscope
New England and North Coast Old Bar Public School Annabella Husband Kookaburras laugh in the old gum tree
New England and North Coast Quirindi Public School Declan Scharkie,
Hayden Alcorn and
Cooper Gourlay
Fractured Season
Northern Sydney Castle Hill Public School Louis Csirszka The Colourful Parrots
Northern Sydney Denistone East Public School Victoria Zhu Frog
Northern Sydney Hornsby Girls High School Maggie Zhang Small Crab, Big World
Northern Sydney Neutral Bay Public School Emmeline Gallego Emus in the outback
Northern Sydney Neutral Bay Public School Amelia Gurung Mr. Percival
Riverina Binalong Public School Tyson Butt Madagascan Toucan
Riverina Booligal Public School Eli Crossley Rosie
Riverina Booligal Public School Lily Plum Karma Chameleon
Riverina Carrathool Public School Anna Warr World  Cat
Riverina Goolgowi Public School Bronwyn Domjahn Cat on a skateboard
Riverina Moulamein Public School Sophie Bennett Cheetah Cub
Riverina Moulamein Public School Tarlia McGlashan You are my Sunshine
South Western Sydney Cecil Hills High School Cisem Kolac Feathers at Dusk
South Western Sydney Danebank School Angelina Cikusa Purple Interior
South Western Sydney Danebank School Georgie Papadimitriou Laughing Elephant
South Western Sydney Fairvale High School Jade Pham Kidcore Khaos
South Western Sydney Lidcombe Public School Maria Park The Arctic Sea
South Western Sydney Macquarie Fields High School Daniyar Islam Colourful Bananas
South Western Sydney Macquarie Fields High School Ananya Srinivasan What Soup Am I? Artsy Gravy!
South Western Sydney Malek Fahd Islamic School Arisha Maswar Hall of Mirrors
Sydney Bundeena Public School Sam Gilfillan Still Life Fruit
Sydney Darlinghurst Public School Lux Valentine James Kookaburra 
Sydney Dulwich HS of Visual Arts and Design David Park Dinosaur
Sydney Kareela Public School Cody Pracy Matisse Fish
Western NSW Anson Street School Jackson Speirs Things that make me smile
Western NSW Dubbo School of Distance Education Shenandoah Spring The Rescue Brumby
Western NSW Oberon Public School Emilie Gilmore Pinky
Western NSW Oberon Public School Savannah Saville My Place
Western Sydney Ellison Public School Rosa Webb The Summer Guinea Pig
Western Sydney Ermington West Public School Nina O'Keeffe Bird Adaptation 
Western Sydney Marayong Heights Public School YunWei April Zheng Kasmaboti Mountain Landscape
Western Sydney St Charbel's College Lisa Ters Journey
Western Sydney St John Vianney's Primary School George Mikhail Mrs Paddington
Western Sydney St Marys North Public School Hunter Baker Self-Portrait in Green
Western Sydney Winmalee High School Abbie-Rose Whale Tea Time

 

ArtBank

Region School Name Title
Hunter and Central Coast Empire Bay Public School Charlotte Fry Yellow Frog
Hunter and Central Coast Hamilton North Public School Eliisa Weston Stripytail the Walrus
Hunter and Central Coast Islington Public School Elwood Peak Mr Penguin
Illawarra and South Coast Dapto High School Jeneva Arnold Galaxy Koi
Illawarra and South Coast Kiama High School Ryan Moore Patterened Fox
Illawarra and South Coast Russell Vale Public School Poppy Hammer Zebra
Illawarra and South Coast Tarrawanna Public School Scarlett Wright Koala slumber
New England and North Coast Gunnedah South Public School Olivia Perrett Ozzie the upside down Ostrich
New England and North Coast Quirindi Public School Stella Brown Once Upon A Fox Tale
New England and North Coast Tacking Point Public School Olivia Domin Kat Scratch Superhero
New England and North Coast Tamworth Public School Mercais Allan My Friend Red
New England and North Coast Tamworth Public School Charlotte Mahony Bright Bugs
New England and North Coast Timbumburi Public School Ethan Walker Toucan in the jungle
Northern Sydney Hunters Hill Public School Eliana He Lorax
Northern Sydney Mosman Church of England Preparatory School Hugh Riding Ben the elephant bird
Northern Sydney North Sydney Public School Oscar Jones,
Katie Barletta,
Sam Bishop,
Ruby Butler
Pete Cromer Inspired Birds
Northern Sydney Queenwood School for Girls Ltd Xinyi Cindy Han Pink Fish
Riverina Holbrook Public School Geordie Geddes Cartoon Image
South Western Sydney Cecil Hills High School Joanna Cao Coloured Variants
South Western Sydney Chullora Public School Sara Naz,
Sincere Teiotu and
Jana Yassine
Leaves and Feathers
South Western Sydney Concord West Public School Mira Sharma Possum Magic
South Western Sydney Danebank School Isabel Jentschke Isabel's Waterlilies and Agapanthuses
South Western Sydney Elderslie Public School Hadley Simonelli Happy Cow
South Western Sydney Lidcombe Public School Victoria Park Astronaut Under the Sea
South Western Sydney Lidcombe Public School Alice Nham The Aquarium Stare
South Western Sydney Milperra Public School Mya Deguara Wonderland Rabit
South Western Sydney St George School Arianah Georges Untitled
South Western Sydney Tower Street Public School Thomas Dang Wombat in the style of Pete Cromer
Sydney Birchgrove Public School Isla Procter Coneflower and Bees
Sydney Darlinghurst Public School Delilah Simpson Design Bird 2
Sydney Darlinghurst Public School Lola Deny Pattern Hills
Sydney Lewisham Public School Aleena Chan My Happiness
Sydney Strathfield South Public School Jessie Li Pink Umbrella Day
Western NSW Carenne School Ella Watch Giraffe
Western NSW Dubbo School of Distance Education Matilda Roseware Happy Dog
Western NSW Mullion Creek Public School Jasmine Smith Frog in a Pond
Western NSW St Joseph's School Poppy McGuiness Every Season has a Reason
Western Sydney Baulkham Hills High School Salah Sbeti Mountain Bike
Western Sydney Caddies Creek Public School Luna Lee Panda
Western Sydney Carlingford Public School Drithi Sharad Nature At Its Best
Western Sydney Colyton Public School Asif Ann Nafi Mother's Love
Western Sydney Erskine Park High School Ebony Wilson School of Koi
Western Sydney Northmead Public School Milana Kotova Curious Cat
Western Sydney Parramatta East Public School Ryleigh Oh Media Wolf
Western Sydney Parramatta East Public School Yashika Maheshwari Dancing In The Wind
Western Sydney Schofields Public School Savar Bhatnagar Nature's Wonder
Western Sydney St Joachim's Catholic Primary School Sophia Lee Sophia and the Magical Hare

 

Office of the Children's Guardian

Region School Name Title
Hunter and Central Coast Catherine McAuley Catholic College, Medowie Ciara Carrig Standing in the rain with my tree spirit
Northern Sydney Neutral Bay Public School Tara Collis Lady of the Lighthouse
Riverina Temora West Public School Alexis Bell House Silhouette
South Western Sydney Nuwarra Public School Belinda Alan Llamas are awesome
South Western Sydney Tower Street Public School Karim Hallani Echidna in the style of Pete Cromer
Western Sydney Erskine Park High School Jasmine Waters Rainbow Fish

 

Paw Pick

Region School Name Title
South Western Sydney St George School Josie Fishwick Butterfly
South Western Sydney St George School Arianah Georges Abstract
South Western Sydney St George School Johanna Hammoud Painterly 
South Western Sydney St George School Dean Parratt Trees 
South Western Sydney Verona School Georgia Lumsden-Hyland Characters
Western NSW Anson Street School Gary Dennis Things that make me smile
Western NSW Anson Street School Isabella Donaghy Things that make me smile
Western NSW Anson Street School Jackson Speirs Things that make me smile
Western NSW Carenne School Thomas Archer Wiradyuri Sunset
Western NSW Carenne School Nicholas Toomey Peaceful Doves
Western NSW Carenne School Ella Watch Giraffe
Western NSW Carenne School Malaki Windsor Peaceful Doves