The Royal Scottish Academy Young Contemporaries Art Prize

The David and June Gordon Memorial Trust awards an annual prize or prizes (up to the value of £750) to an artist or artists with residential or educational links to the North East of Scotland.

The Exhibition is held each spring at the Royal Scottish Academy, The Mound, Edinburgh EH2 2EL. David and June Gordon Trustees will visit the Exhibition to make their choice ahead of the award ceremony in early March.

Former winners include:

2019: Samantha Cheevers

2020: 1st - Erica Paterson,
          2nd - Naomi McClure

2021: No award

2022: 1st equal - Kinga Elliott and Lauren Ferguson (Read more in our Beneficiaries section)

2023: 1st equal - Lizzie Lilley and Lachlan Anthony Smith

2024: Katie Hillard


To leave a donation, or find out more about the trust, please contact:

Mrs Margaret Frank,
5 Disblair Road,
AB21 0PU