As part of our ongoing support of young artistic talent, Winsor & Newton and the Royal Institute of Oil Painters (ROI) are proud to present the 2015 Oil Painters Awards.

The following categories are awarded to those who, in the opinion of the judges, have demonstrated both creativity and talent in their use of the Oil Colour Medium.

Winsor & Newton would like to take this opportunity to thank the members of the ROI and the President, Ian Cryer for their continuing support of the Oil Painters Awards.

First Prize:

£1,000 Winsor & Newton Fine Art Materials

Bernadette Timko, Self Portrait

Oil, 36 x 25 cm £800

Bernadette has previously been awarded an NEAC Drawing School Scholarship and she has been selected to exhibit work in FBA Futures 2016 in January at Mall Galleries.



Second Prize

£600 Winsor & Newton Fine Art Materials

Andrew Farmer, Self Portrait

Oil, 60 x 45 cm £650



Third Prize

£400 Winsor & Newton Fine Art Materials

Harriet Spratt, Ben

Oil, 60 x 50 cm £1,300

Above are just some of the works on display in the Royal Institute of Oil Painters Annual Exhibition, the only major British Art Society that promotes and exhibits work of the highest standard exclusively in Oils.

View more highlights from the exhibition here