Royal Watercolour Society Prizes

  • David Gluck Memorial Award: £750 Cash Prize
  • RWS Award: £500 Cash Prize
  • David Gluck & RWS Award: £250 Cash Prize
  • RWS Young Artists Award: Guest Membership to the RWS for 2 years to an artist under the age of 35, allowing the winner(s) to exhibit in all Society exhibitions at Bankside Gallery for this period
  • RWS Publicity Prize: Your selected work on exhibition printed publicity material
  • RWS Social Media Prize: Feature on @royalwatercoloursociety Instagram




Sponsored Prizes

The Royal Watercolour Society is delighted to have the support of renowned art industry specialists who are offering a range of prizes including art materials, studio time, publishing, exhibiting and cash prizes.


  • The Cass Art Solo Show Award: The opportunity for a solo exhibition of your work in a Cass Art store space
  • The Artist Prize: Feature article in The Artist & Leisure Painter Magazine
  • The Heatherley’s Open Studio Prize: Five days worth of studio time at The Heatherley School of Fine Art
  • Dry Red Press Prize: The opportunity to have your artwork published on a greetings card
  • Cotswold Mounts Prize: £125 cash
  • Daler Rowney Art Materials Prize: Daler Rowney art materials
  • St Cuthbert’s Mill Paper Prize: £150 worth of paper
  • Seawhite Art Materials Prize: Seawhite art materials