Category: RSW

139th Open Annual Exhibition

Preparations are well underway for the 139th Open Annual Exhibition.  Dates have been confirmed.  Paperwork is almost ready…..we have a catalogue image! Angus McEwan RSW AWI RWS RGI has given us ‘The Beating Heart of China’.  This image will appear in most of our publicity, on our social media, posters on the RSA railings and …read more

8th Summer Exhibition in Dunoon

Our 8th Summer Exhibition in Dunoon Burgh Hall, has been a great success. The number of works and scale, fitted the space perfectly and looked great – many thanks to all of you that were able to give us work and to those who attended during the run of the exhibition! We are grateful to …read more

The Tale of a Toad

The power of a painting to spark the imagination was perfectly illustrated at our 137th Annual Exhibition when‘Toad Writes a Letter’ by Sylvia Von Hartmann RSW inspired several stories. Here is one of those tales by Norma Brown from writers group Words on Canvas. Toad’s Message The thing about toads is they are quite hard …read more

Royal Support for Scottish Watercolour Painting Continues

HRH The Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay has extended his patronage of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour (RSW) until April 2020. The RSW was founded in 1878 by a group of artists who wanted to encourage and promote watercolour painting in Scotland.  Queen Victoria granted Royal status in 1888 and continued these …read more