Úna with the dancing curls

Mixed media portrait bust sculpture of a girl with fair, ringlet hair
© Úna and Braden McDonnellCredit

Úna and Braden McDonnell (aged 6 & 8)

Úna with the dancing curls, 2021

Polystyrene base, papier-mâché, acrylic paint, papers, markers and Plasticine

Braden says: ‘This is a portrait of my sister Úna. We made this together and it shows some of the things she really loves. Beautiful butterflies, our mother, and her long curly hair that “dances in the wind’’.’ 

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Shortlisted works | 7–11 years

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