Camper Van and Car, Falmouth Bay, Danny Markey RWA. © the artist
The winners of the annual Royal Watercolour Society/Sunday Times Watercolour Competition have been announced with the £12,000 prize going to London-based artist Jonathan Pike. His image, Monte Carlo, scooped the prestigious prize, which is now in its 22nd year.
The second place prize of £7,000 went to Danny Markey’s image Camper Van and Car. The Young Artist Prize was awarded to Edward Morgan, who took home £1,500.
Janet Kenyon won the Smith & Williamson Cityscape Prize, while the Penguin Classics Prize for Cover Art went to Jonathan Huxley, who won £500 and a commission to illustrate a Penguin Classic cover.
Monte Carlo, Jonathan Pike. © the artist
The RWS/ Sunday Times Competition is the largest art prize dedicated solely to watercolour paintings.
All the images will all be on display in Bankside Gallery, London, from September 9 – 20.