It’s quite a coup to get work accepted into our Open Submission Exhibitions and even more so for your work to be selected to win a prize! The RWA are delighted to announce the winners for DRAWN 2015.
The Theresa Knowles Travel Bursary
The Theresa Knowles Travel Bursary offers a bursary of £1500 to an artist to enable them to spend time in Italy making work. Artists are encouraged to explore new research opportunities and residencies as part of their travel and will be invited to share work from/inspired by their trip at the RWA.
Winner: Express Asphalt, St Philips, Ros Ford, Cat No.111
RWA Artist Residency Award
The RWA Artist Residency Award provides studio space at the RWA for 1 week and a small materials bursary. The artist will be based in the Bristol Drawing School Studio which opens on to our stunning main galleries and will be invited to engage in our Learning and Participation Programme as part of the residency.
Winner: After Atget (24) Parc de Seaux, Avril 7 h Matin 2, Carla Groppi, Cat No. 136
Bristol Drawing School Scholarship for Students
The Bristol Drawing School award recipient will be awarded a one year scholarship enabling them to attend our weekly Life Drawing Drop-in classes for one year as part of our Bristol Drawing School programme.
Winner: Play Thing, Joy Smith, Cat No. 126
Bristol Creatives Prize
Bristol Creatives will be awarding an annual membership to a Bristol based artist. They provide support, advice and opportunities in addition to discounts on art materials and listing on their website.
Winner: Satellite DSC14, Jonathan Byles, Cat No.73
Bristol Fine Art Award for Work on Paper
Independent art supplier Bristol Fine Art are awarding a prize of one Winsor and Newton Severn Easel (worth £75) and a voucher to spend in-store on art materials.
Winner: Rain Dance, Sophy Thomas, Cat No.117
The RWA would like to thank the following prize sponsors for the kind donations and generous support.