Royal Watercolour Society/Sunday Times Watercolour Competition winners announced

By Culture24 staff | 02 September 2009
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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.

watercolour painting of apartment building with balconies

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.

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