Words on Watercolours

At this year’s Annual Exhibition we were delighted to have the chance to collaborate with Words on Canvas, a group of writers who are connected to the National Galleries of Scotland. They visited the exhibition and from the 250 paintings in the show selected one each which inspired them.  Their creative responses have been brought …read more

Watercolour Workshop & Artist Studio Tours

If you’d like the chance to explore the magic and secrets of watercolour technique with an RSW artist there are still some places available for the final RSW Workshop on Saturday 23 March 2013 with artist Helga Chart.  During the workshop you can discover more about water based techniques and build observations made at this …read more

Special Fundraising Celebration with Art, Music & Wine

Please join us for this special fund-raising celebration during our annual exhibition on Thursday 21 March from 5.30-7.30pm. With a glass of wine, this is a fantastic opportunity to parade in the RSA Galleries and enjoy works exhibited by the Society of Scottish Artists, Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour  and Visual Arts Scotland. …read more

133rd Annual Exhibition Opens in Edinburgh

The 133rd Annual Exhibition has opened at the Royal Scottish Academy Building in Edinburgh until 24 March 2013.  It features over 250 new paintings by over 170 leading and emerging artists from across Scotland including Dame Elizabeth Blackadder, Emma Davis, Will Maclean, Gordon Mitchell, Angus McEwan, Barbara Rae and new Honorary RSW Member Adrian Wiszniewski. A selection of works …read more

Ayrshire Summer Show a First for the Society

The RSW Summer Show opens at the Maclaurin Art Gallery this weekend (Sunday 13 May 2012) and marks the first visit by the Society to Ayrshire. The exhibition features paintings by RSW Members from across Scotland including many of Scotland’s leading artists as well as local artists James S Davis, Claire Harrigan, Sandy Murphy, Jacqueline …read more

2012 Annual Exhibition Celebrating Watercolour Painting

The 132nd Annual Exhibition by The Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour takes place at the Royal Scottish Academy in Edinburgh from 4 February until 1 March 2012.  A dynamic and colourful celebration of watercolour painting is features more than 180 paintings by over 130 established and emerging young artists from across Scotland. 132nd Annual Exhibition, …read more

Extreme Watercolour

The triptych ‘Datum Marks on Blue’ by Glasgow based artist Tom McKendrick RSW RGI, who has taught and painted in parallel over the last thirty years,  features on the cover the 2012 Annual Exhibition catalogue and Watermark, the free RSW newsletter. Here is an insight into his work. Can you tell me about your own …read more

2011 Showcase of Scottish Watercolours

The Annual Exhibition by The Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour is one of the best annual showcases of paintings by established and emerging young artists from across Scotland. The 131st Annual Exhibition took place at the Royal Scottish Academy in Edinburgh in March 2011 and featured more than 180 paintings by over 130 artists …read more