RGI Announces 150th Open Annual Exhibition Prize Winners

November 12, 2011

Audrey Grant awarded the inaugural David Gilchrist Memorial Award for Standing Woman and Landscape.

With some of Scotland’s finest contemporary art set to be showcased at its 150th annual exhibition which opens on Sunday 23 October, The Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts (RGI) has announced the 20 prize-winning artists selected to receive 21 special awards.

Out of over 1300 entries submitted by emerging and established artists earlier this month, 360 artworks were selected for the exhibition which runs from 23 October until 12 November 2011 at The Mitchell in Glasgow. As Scotland’s largest open submission contemporary art exhibition, the show offers the public a unique opportunity to view and buy contemporary art at its best.