Each year over £70,000 worth of prizes is given out to artists for works included in the Summer Exhibition. The various prizes cover work of all disciplines. Details of the prizes and winners from the Summer Exhibition are listed below.
The Royal Academy of Arts Charles Wollaston Award
£25,000 awarded by a panel of judges appointed by The President and Council for the most distinguished work in the exhibition.
Winner: Chantal Joffe for Blond Girl - Black Dress.
South Passage by Sir Anthony Caro RA
Blond Girl - Black Dress by Chantal Joffe
Das Unsichtbare Klavier by Georg Baselitz
Shadow Cast 2 by Flavia Irwin RA
Nursing the Baby by Georgia Hayes RA
Bovis Lend Lease and the Architects’ Journal Awards for Architecture
£15,000 donated by the Architects’ Journal and Bovis Lend Lease; £10,000 for a project, yet to be constructed, that communicates through its presentation most effectively both to members of the profession and the general public; £5,000 for the best work by a first-time exhibitor in the Summer Exhibition.
Winners: £10,000 for a project yet to be constructed was awarded to CJ Lim; £5000 for the best work by a first time exhibitor was awarded to Patrick Weber.
The Jack Goldhill Award for Sculpture
£10,000 for a sculpture.
Winner: Richard Long RA for River Avon Mud Fingerprints on River Avon Driftwood
The Insight Investment Image of the Year Award
£10,000 from Insight Investment. A shortlist of six works has been selected by a judging panel and all visitors to the exhibition are asked to cast their vote on the shortlist, with the winner announced in early August. The Summer Exhibition 2006 is sponsored by Insight Investment.
Winner: Freya Payne for Stranger Song.
Interiors by Karn Holly
The Beautiful Dancer by James Butler RA
Basic Room by Nana Shiomi
Stranger Song by Freya Payne
Tulips in Chinese Vase by Leonard McComb RA
Heirs and Graces by David Mach RA
The Hugh Casson Drawing Prize
£5000 for an original work on paper in any medium, where the emphasis is clearly on drawing.
The Winsor & Newton Turner Watercolour Award
£5,000 donated by Winsor & Newton to be awarded for the most distinguished work in watercolour, which can include pen and ink or gouache, on paper. In addition to the prize, a Turner medal will be awarded to the winning artist.
Winner: Simon Palmer for Quinquagesima Sunday
The British Institution Awards
Four prizes of £1,000 each are awarded by the trustees of the British Institution for Promoting the Fine Arts in the United Kingdom, established in 1805, to encourage the study of the fine arts. Students entering paintings, works on paper, sculpture and architecture will be eligible for the awards.
Winners: Zara Schofield for Forms of Chaos Series No. 7
Nicola Jarvis for The Metamorphosis of Nikki Jarvis
Juliette Losq for Broken Sentences and Forgotten Names Wink Like Fossils among the Ruins
James Smith for Head
The Dupree Family Award for a Woman Artist
£3,500 for a painting or sculpture.
Winner: Phyllida Barlow for Untiltled: Red/Brown
The London Original Print Fair Prize
£2,000 for a print in any medium
Winner: Marilene Oliver for Show Me How to Float
The Worshipful Company of Chartered Architects Award
£1,000 donated by The Worshipful Company of Chartered Architects for a drawing (or set of drawings) of a work of architecture. This may be of any age or style and any medium can be used.
Winner: CJ Lim for Battersea Dogs Home (Plan)