RSA New Contemporaries Award Winners

We are delighted to announce a full list of award winners in this year's RSA New Contemporaries. We would like to extend a huge thank you to our external award givers for their generosity and support.


External Awards

The Glenfiddich Artist in Residence Award

£5,000 for three-month residency including studio space, accommodation and a material allowance of up to £10,000. Exhibition opportunity at Glenfiddich with a work accessioned to the Glenfiddich Collection.

Charlene Scott


The Walter Scott Award


Katie Hillard


David and June Gordon Memorial Trust

£750 for exhibitors from the Grampian region.

Katie Hillard


Fleming-Wyfold Art Foundation Award

£1,500 for a painter, draughtsperson or sculptor

Charlene Scott


Arusha Gallery Award

£1,000 for painting

Kirsty Bell


Edinburgh Printmakers Residency Award

30 sessions (the equivalent of 1-month free studio use), 1 year membership, a printmaking course, accommodation in our artists apartment and £100 materials budget

Ammna Shiekh


Glasgow Print Studio Publication Award

The opportunity to work 1:1 with a GPS Master Printer to publish an editioned work.

Charlene Scott

Ammna Sheikh


National Library of Scotland Purchase Prize

£1,500 purchase prize for moving image.

Beattie Maccoll


The Skinny Prize

A two-page presentation of the artist's work in the print publication and shared online, an interview feature with the artist, timed to best coincide with promotion of future projects.

Samuel Temple


NHS Lothian Charity Tonic Arts Award

Purchase prize for an artwork/works suitable for an NHS Lothian hospital setting.

Tegan Chaffer

Charlene Scott

Ammna Sheikh


Scottish Parliament Purchase Prize

Purchase prize for artwork to join the Scottish Parliament Art Collection.

Corrie Jennison


Internal Awards

RSA Sir William Gillies Bequest Award

£2,000, split £1000 each

Sara Pakdal-Cherry

Tracey Exton-McShane


RSA Patrons Award


Ammna Shiekh


RSA Friends Award

£1,000, split £500 each

Tim Milner

Harrison Armstrong


RSA Art Prize

£400 plus the Maclaine Watters medal

Tilly Glancy


RSA Art Prize


Rod Milne


RSA Architecture Prize


Tom Carney & Stuart Gomes


RSA New Contemporaries Medal for Architecture

£100 plus medal

Daumantas Patamsis


RSA Carnegie Scholarship

£200 for painting

Remi Jabłecki


RSA Adam Bruce Thomson Award


Isla Davie


RSA Landscape Award

£150 for a drawing, oil or watercolour

Berti McColl


RSA Chalmers Bursary


Natasha Buchiet


RSA Stuart Prize


Tom Fairlamb


RSA Chalmers-Jervise Prize 


Theodore Wilkins-Lang



Now in its fifteenth year, RSA New Contemporaries offers a unique opportunity to see some of the most promising talent in Scotland in one single, large-scale exhibition in the heart of Edinburgh. On view untill Wednesday 24 April 2024.

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