Sunday Times Watercolour Competition


Supported by Smith & Williamson and The Sunday Times, and with prizes worth £17,500 on offer, this prestigious competition is now in its 28th year. Hugely popular among artists, gallery visitors and readers of The Sunday Times, the competition continues to celebrate and reward excellence and originality in the medium of watercolour painting.

Prizes include a First Prize of £10,000, a Second Prize of £6,000 and the Smith & Williamson Cityscape Prize of £1,500.

The 2015 competition is now closed. The 2016 competition will open for entries in Spring 2016. 

The 2015 exhibition will be on display at the Mall Galleries, London from 14 – 19 September 2015,  followed by the Smith & Williamson Tour to Castle Fine Art in Birmingham (10 – 18 October 2015) and Guildford House Gallery in Guildford (14 November 2015 – 2 January 2016).

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