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, the award 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 RSA Permanent Collection; ‘A Recognised Collection of National Significance to Scotland’
- 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 2022 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.
The deadline for 2022 has now passed. We are delighted to announce this years winner is Rosalind Lawless.
- 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: Amy Dennis, Still Life with Cast Objects