Prizes were awarded at the Private View of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters Annual Exhibition at Mall Galleries on 26 November 2019.

Mall Galleries would like to congratulate all prize winners for their outstanding work.

The Royal Institute of Oil Painters Annual Exhibition is open at Mall Galleries from 27 November until 8 December. 

Work from the exhibition is available to browse & buy now.

Enter your work for the 2020 Exhibition now.

Winsor & Newton Young Artist Awards 2019

As part of their ongoing support of young artistic talent, Winsor & Newton and the Royal Institute of Oil Painters are proud to present the Young Artists Awards 2019. 

First Prize

Bernadett Timko Lazy Boy (Study of Max II)

Second Prize

Max Mansbridge-West Creature Comfort

Third Prize

Lewis Hazelwood Horner RBA Eel be Alright


Full List of Prize Winners

Robert Ware Dad

The Phyllis Roberts Award

An award of £2,000 for an artist aged 30 or under.

Jennifer Anderson Drinking Her In

Winsor & Newton Non-member Award

An award of £150 worth of art materials for the most outstanding painting in the exhibition by a non-member

Luis Morris ROI Ada

The Le Clerc Folwe Award

Awarded to Luis Morris for his work in the exhibition and in memory of Anne Le Clerc Folwe. The work shown below is titled Ada

David Curtis ROI RSMA Heading for Home, Borough Market

The Dartington Crystal Chalice

Introduced in 1995, the Dartington Crystal Chalice is presented annually to a member in recognition of outstanding service and contribution.

Haidee-Jo Summers ROI RSMA Sunflowers in the Studio

The Dry Red Press Award

Haidee-Jo's winning work will be published as a greetings card by Dry Red Press in their 'Prize Winners' range.

Linda Alexander ROI White Peonies in a Green Bowl

The Alan Gourley Memorial Award

Awarded in memory of Past President Alan Gourley for a painting of outstanding merit.

Amanda Coleman Milk Jug and Mantelpiece

The Tony Merrick Memorial Prize

Awarded in memory of the late Tony Merrick ROI (1948-2018)

Ruth Fitton Nymphs (Diptych)

The ROI Emerging Artist Prize

A £250 Prize and the opportunity to spend the day with one of the Institute's members, for an artist aged 30 or under.

Andrew Farmer AROI All works in the exhibition

Menena Joy Schwabe Memorial Award

An award of £250 for an outstanding oil painter. The work shown below is View over Doncaster.

John Dobbs NEAC SWLA Lemon and Spoon

The Small Painting Prize

An award, open to members and non-members, for the best small painting on display.

Theo Taylor Mother of Six

The Art Academy Portrait Prize

The opportunity for a student at The Art Academy to have their work included in the ROI Annual Exhibition; won by stage 2 Contemporary Portraiture Student, Theo Taylor, for his work 'Mother of Six'.

John Walsom ROI ARSMA Waterloo, The Graffiti Tunnel

The Artist Magazine Award

John will be featured in a forthcoming issue of The Artist Magazine, print and digital editions.

Sue Spaull The Napsack

L Cornelissen & Son Prize

Sue wins an award of a contemporary version of a Victorian Painter's equipment.

David Pilgrim ROI Old Harry and the Blues

Frank Herring Easel Award

David wins an award of a versatile easel from Frank Herring & Sons.

Discover the Royal Institute of Oil Painters Annual Exhibition now. 

Plan your visit to the Gallery now. Exhibition continues until Sunday 8 December.