RSA William Littlejohn Award: Deadline: Sunday 23 June at 5pm

  • About

    Lindsay Sekulowicz, Jogo


    The RSA William Littlejohn Award (£2000) for Excellence and Innovation in Water-based Media, funded by The William Littlejohn Bequest and administered by the Royal Scottish Academy, consists of:

    • A monetary award to research, develop and produce a new body of work in a water-based medium
    • An exhibition of selected completed work at the Royal Scottish Academy at a future date
    • Acquisition of work into the Royal Scottish Academy's Collection, a Recognised Collection of National Significance. 
  • Eligibility

    Paul Westcombe, No News from the Sun, watercolour ink pen on paper cup


    • Entrants must be working in water-based media (any pigment mixed with water).
    • Entrants must either be born in Scotland or have been resident in Scotland for at least 3 years.
    • In the case of students applying, entrants must either be graduating in 2024 or currently studying at postgraduate level at one of the following art schools in Scotland - Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen, Duncan of Jordanstone Collage of Art, Dundee, Edinburgh Collage of Art, Glasgow School of Art, and University of the Highlands and Islands.
    • For full Conditions of Entry and to apply click below.


    How to apply

    • Applications are made online through Submittable.
    • The deadline for submissions is Sunday 23 June, 5pm.
    • The winner will be announced Autumn 2024

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  • Previous Winners

    Kyle Noble, Meditations from the Malachite Glen

    Previous Winners

    • Lindsay Sekulowicz, 2023
    • Rosalind Lawless, 2022
    • Samantha Clark, 2021
    • John Brown, 2020
    • Sam Drake, 2019
    • Amy Dennis, 2018
    • Alasdair Wallace, 2017
    • Frances Rokhlin, 2016
    • Catherine Ross, 2015
    • John Kellock, 2014
    • Kyle Noble, 2013
    • Anne Murray, 2012
    • Paul Westcombe, 2011
    • Jean Duncan, 2010
    • Laura Sutherland, 2009


    Banner image: Lindsay Sekulowicz, 'Firefan'
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