Below is a list of the artists who have won prizes at the annual exhibitions of the Royal Society of British Artists since 2013. 

We would like to thank the individuals and companies who so generously award these prizes.

To submit your work to future open exhibitions and be in with a chance of winning a prize, find out more about our Call for Entries here.

If you are interested in awarding a prize at Mall Galleries / Federation of British Artists, please contact Alistair Redgrift, Exhibitions Manager at

Alfred Daniels Personal Favourites Awards

2013: Michael Collins, Waiting for the Bride; Mike Clay, Ship of Fools; Anna Lever RBA, Stargazers I.

2014: Meg Dutton, Mosques; Roo Sangster-Bullers, The Funeral; Nicola Slattery, A House For Me; David Brammeld, Empty Corner Shop – Harveys; Carole Hubble RBA, The Chinese Bowl; Jill Leman RBA, Favourite Things. 

2015: Martyn Baldwin RBA; Meg Dutton RBA; Arthur Lockwood RBA; Martin Leman RBA; Anna Lever RBA; Barbara Richardson RBA.

2016: Stuart Smith, Marche Aux Poissons; Alan Lambirth RBA, The Yellow Kitchen; Stefan Nenov, Shopping Rush; Renee Spierdijk, Girls and Dolls; Claire Edge, Through the Trees; Susan Bower RBA ROI, Mr Cooper Tibbles.

2017: Jon Pryke RBA, Lights in Mist, Blackheath; Stuart Smith, Don' Rock the Boat; Bridget Moore RBA NEAC, Girl on the Wire; Alex Callaway, The Old Boat; Martyn Baldwin RBA, Bull's Head; Ronald Morgan RBA ROI, The Thames at Putney.


The Anthony J Lester Art Critic Award

2018: Robert Truscott, Operation Gericht

2019: Bernadett Timko, Study of Max


Contemporary Arts Trust Award (formerly The Arts Club Charitable Trust Award)

2013: Michael de Bono, Insight

2014: Jenny Smith, Mudchute Farm / The Laundry, Dumfries

2015: Lizet Dingemans, Squid; Daisy Cox, Self-Portrait

2017: Gopal Sharma, Untitled I; Jane McNulty, Self-portrait


The Artist Magazine Award

2013: Rowan Crew RBA, Blooming Green

2014: Carole Griffin, Hanging Mirror

2015: Andrew Marr Hon. RBA

2016: Nicola Slattery RBA

2017: Anthony Yates RBA

2018: Sarah Butterfield, Cakes for Tea

2019: Annie Boisseau RBA

2020: John Martin RBA, Chinese Still Life


The Davison Award for Oil Painting

2013: John McCombs RBA ROI, A Bleak Midwinter Day, Delph

2014: Robert E. Wells RBA, Sheep on a Hill

2015: Olwyn Bowey Hon. RBA, Fallen Apple Tree

2016: Barbara Richardson RBA, Still Life with Hammershoi

2017: Robert E. Wells RBA, 2 Children, One Deckchair

2018: Stuart Howitt, Pandering to the Camera

2019: Henry Jabbour, Gaze Not into my Eyes

2020: Michael Riddle, Lucy


The de Laszlo Foundation Prize (formerly The de Laszlo Award for Classical Draughtsmanship)

2013: Maria Mari Murga, Men At Your Feet

2015: Tatyana Kulida Shelley, Weightless

2016: Paulina Pluta, Reclining Nude

2017: Anna Rubincam, Blindfold

2018: Caroline Pool, Here I Am : Howard

2019: Yan Fu, Running Whippet

2020: Charles Pickard, Chiara


The de Laszlo Medal

2014: Rowan Crew RBA

2015: Nicholas Verrall RBA ROI


The Dry Red Press Award

2015: Jacqueline Taber Hon. RBA, Christopher’s Tomatoes

2016: Carole Griffin RBA, Narcissism

2017: Nicola Slattery RBA, Songbirds

2018: Barbara Jackson, Make Way

2019: Holly Gallant, Bobby

2020: Bess Harding, Stolen Stem X 


The Edward Wesson Award for Watercolour Painting

2013: Nick Tidnam RBA, Harbour

2014: Annie Williams RBA, Still Life with a Moroccan Rug

2015: Mollie Andrews, Glass Eyes

2016: Florence Houston

2017: Annie Williams RBA, Present from A.J.


Frinton Frames Award

2013: Peter Brown Hon. RBA NEAC PS ROI RP, Midday’s Sun, Belmont, Bath

2014: Jeremy Galton RBA, Eggs

2015: John Martin RBA, Breakfast Table

2016: Robert E. Wells RBA, The Swimming Lesson

2017: Steven Outram RBA, Waiting for You

2018: Benjamin Hope, St Paul's from Cannon Street, Afternoon

2019: David Sawyer RBA, Campanile Sant'Ignazio all'Olivella, Palermo

2020: Nicholas Verrall RBA ROI, San Biagio Evening Light


The Geoffrey Vivis Memorial Award

2013: George Devlin RBA ROI, Seine Moorings, Port St Nicholas

2014: Lois Sander, London Archway

2015: Tim Galton, The Green Bridge of Wales, Pembrokeshire

2016: Rebecca Nipps, Charlie

2017: Charlie Pike, Self-portrait

2018: Jasmyn Fraser, Golden Age

2019: Owain Hunt, The Painter's Dog Resting

2020: Will Taylor RBA, Waterloo Sands


The Gordon Hulson Memorial Prize

2013: David Brammeld, Abandoned Factory – Jewellery Quarter, Birmingham

2014: Tim Goffe, Closing Petrol Station

2015: Robert Floyd, Self Portrait Facing Artist’s Block

2016: Lucy Townsend, Contemplation

2017: Andrew Hitchcock, A Picture of Stillness

2018: Max Mansbridge-West, Self Portrait

2019: Sarah Spackman, The Pear Between

2020: Daisy Sims-Hilditch, Studio Contre-Jour


Hahnemuhle Fine Art UK Award

2015: Melvyn Petterson RBA NEAC, Clouds and Shadows

2016: Meg Dutton, Secret Garden

2017: Brian George RBA, Consumer Paradise, Eagle Centre, Derby

2018: Jeremy Galton RBA, Michaelmas Daisies II

2019: Brett Hudson, Dark Lines 

2020: Meg Dutton VPRBA, Sunset Mosques


The LARA Prize for a Young Artist

2018: Jessica Debba  

2019: Bethany Whell, Window Light


The Arts Society Star Student Award (formerly The John Ingram Memorial Prize for a Young Artist)

2013: Connie Latham, Mrs Clarke; Josephine Lohoar Self, Sirens.

2014: Flora Buchanan, Gran

2016: Rose Miller, Blue Bowl

2017: Katie Denham, Self-portrait

2018: Isabella Crouch, The Three Lydias

2019: Meg Burridge, Terrace Sunlight


The Marianne von Werther Memorial Award (The Rome Scholarship)

2014: Tom Greenwood

2015: Meg Buick

2016: Paulina Pluta

2017: Natalia Glinoer

2018: Teresa Hunyadi

2019: Tara Versey


The Michael Harding Awards

2014: Christopher Hall RBA, The Old Bell, Warminster; Margaret Thomas RBA NEAC, Dying Daisies.

2015: Charles Hardaker RBA NEAC, Reverie; Martin Leman RBA, Dungeness.

2016: Rowan Crew RBA, Morning Light; Sopio Chikhikvadze, Swimmer.

2017: Henry Jabbour, Peeling 2; Malcolm Ashman RBA ROI, Ghost.

2018: Renee Spierdijk, Striped Dress; Lee Madgwick RBA, Merry-Go-Canter

2019: Alan Lambirth RBA, Afternoon Tea; Benjamin Hope NEAC PS ARSMA, Southwark Bridge Road

2020: Chris Aggs RBA, Apple Blossom; Anthony Yates RBA, Succulent Night


The Peter Kelly Commemorative Prize

2020: Stuart Robertson, Notre Dame de Paris


The Ronald Morgan Memorial Award

2020: Pauline Hazelwood, Sweeping Steps


Nathan David Award for Sculpture

2018: Teresa Hunyadi, My Pleasure

2019: Clive Duncan RBA, Vespasian's Game 2

2020: David Sprakes RBA, Tidal Stone


The Patron's Prize

2018: Cheryl Culver RBA PPPS, Jumble of Rocks

2019: Gareth Hugh Davies, The Bright Field

2020: Jon Pryke RBA, Wheeling Moon 


The Stuart Southall Print Prize

2018: Kirsten van Schreven, Airframe IV

2019: Martin Langford, Puppet Master

2020: Richenda Court, Behind the Human Ocean


The Surgeons' Prize

2018: Ruth Murray, Fish Market, 100 Smirrells Road

2019: Amber Li, The River

2020: Tara Versey, Another Late Afternoon by the Old Wall 


The Whistler Award

2018: Hilary Frew RBA

2019: Ronald Morgan Sen RBA Hon Sen ROI

2020: Nick Tidnam PPRBA NEAC


The Winsor & Newton Painting Award

2014: Holly Brodie, Picking Up The Pieces

2015: William Selby RBA NEAC ROI, Rose & Hipps

2016: Charles Hardaker RBA NEAC, Still Life – White & Grey

2017: Annie Boisseau, Landscape, Morning Light

2018: Timothy Gatenby, Dark Lanes

2019: Henry Jabbour, Out of my Mouth to Heaven

2020: Mark Fennell, The Diagnosis