New Award Celebrates Critic W Gordon Smith

The three Scottish art exhibiting societies – RSW, Society of Scottish Artists and Visual Arts Scotland – have each been given £4,000 award money for a new W Gordon Smith and Mrs Jay Gordonsmith Award. W. Gordon Smith was Scotland on Sunday’s art and theatre critic and columnist for many years during which he contributed …read more

Poetry in Response to Fabriano Inspired Painting

One of the pleasures of visiting an RSW exhibition is experiencing the wide variety of subjects which inspire artists and imagining the story behind each painting. For several years the RSW has partnered with the writers group Words on Canvas to present an evening of new writing inspired by the paintings in the exhibition.  Snow …read more

Summer Watercolour Showcase Returns to Forfar

Our 5th Annual Summer Exhibition has returned for a third visit to the Meffan Museum & Art Gallery in Forfar.  The exhibition, which was open to all watercolour artists in Scotland, features over 180 new works by some of Scotland’s leading artists alongside talented young artists from across the country.  A wide variety of subjects and …read more