The Royal Institute of Oil Painters and Mall Galleries would like to congratulate all prizewinners and give a special thank you to all our prize-givers.
The Art Academy Portrait Prize
Belinda Wrigley – ‘Scarlet Clouds’
The opportunity for a student at The Art Academy to have their work included in the ROI Annual Exhibition.
The Artist Magazine Award
Rob Pointon ROI – ‘Piccadilly Flow’
The winner will be interviewed in The Artist magazine, print and digital editions
The Le Clerc Fowle Medal
Stewart Beckett – For an outstanding group of works. ‘Mirror Mirror’, ‘Red Bag’ and ‘The Edge of The Fall’.
In memory of Anne Le Clerc Fowle, presented annually for an outstanding group of paintings.
The Dartington Crystal Chalice
Adebanji Alade VPROI
In recognition of outstanding service. Introduced in 1995, the Dartington Crystal Chalice is presented annually to a member in recognition of outstanding service and contribution.
The Dry Red Press Award
Michael Alford – ‘Eastbound, Piccadilly’
To be published as a greeting card by Dry Red Press in their ‘Prize Winners’ range.
The Alan Gourley Memorial Award
Amanda Coleman AROI – ‘Dad’
An annual prize of £1,000, awarded for a painting of outstanding merit.
Frank Herring Easel Award
Adam Ralston – Awarded for all his works ‘Blackpool Bathers’, ‘North Pier Light’ and ‘Studio Table’.
An award of a versatile easel.
The Tony Merrick Memorial Prize
Sarah Freeman – Awarded for all her works ‘Clogs’, ‘Green Crocs’ and ‘Plate of Tunnocks’
An award of £250 in memory of the late Tony Merrick ROI (1948-2018).
Menena Joy Schwabe Memorial Award
Luis Morris ROI – Awarded for all his works ‘Ada Turning Away’, ‘Ada With Arms Outstretched’, ‘Ava’ and ‘Cristina’
An award of £250 for an outstanding oil painter.
The Small Painting Prize
Tom Marsh ARSMA – ‘Evening Light, Fields, Battle, E. Sussex’
An award of £250, open to members and non-members, for the best small painting on display (maximum dimension of 12 inches / 30.5 cm, excluding frame)
Winsor & Newton Non-member Award
Paul Heredia – ‘Mirror Test 15.6.21’
Non-member Award – £150 worth of Winsor & Newton Fine Art Materials
Winsor & Newton Young Artist Award: Third Prize and The ROI Emerging Artist Prize
Max White – ‘Tenby’s North Beach, August Morning’ (Winsor & Newton Award) and ‘Evening Sun after Storm, Regent Street to Piccadilly’
Winsor & Newton Third Prize: £400 Winsor & Newton Fine Art Materials for artists aged 30 or under and the ROI Emerging Artist Prize: A prize of £250 and the opportunity to spend a day with one of the Institute’s members, for an artist aged 30 or under at the time of submission.
Winsor & Newton Young Artist Award: Second Prize
Ruth Fitton – ‘Grace, at Dusk’
For artists aged 30 or under – Second Prize: £600 Winsor & Newton Fine Art Materials.
Winsor & Newton Young Artist Award: First Prize
Hanie Soltani – ‘Still Life in Time’
For artists aged 30 or under – First Prize: £1,000 Winsor & Newton Fine Art Materials
The Phyllis Roberts Award
Jie Zhuang – ‘One Day in the 1980s’
An award of £2,000 for an artist aged 30 or under