Question: Do you agree with the judge's decision naming Shaun Gladwell's portrait as the winner of the Shirley Hannan Award, or do you have a different favourite portrait?
Todd Helton, Bermagui.
"It's not my favourite. It is quintessential Australian. It is a bit 2D when you look at the others [the finalists]"
He named Portrait of "Pop" by Joshua McPherson as his favourite.
"I like the character of the face, it seems to hold a lot of history, a whole story like every old man has behind him."
Jas Friedrichs, Nimmitabel.
"I think they could have done better."
He named After the Sitting James Farrands by Sue Jarvis as his favourite.
She named Famous Brother by Rosie Call as her favourite.
Ethel Pepper, Bega.
She named Marcus in his Studio by Isabelle Chouinard as her favourite.
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