The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition is the largest and most prestigious prize for contemporary watercolour painting in the UK. Whether it be through abstract or figurative, contemporary or traditional, the competition aims to celebrate and redefine the beauty and diversity of watercolour and water-based media. Open to all UK-based artists, the competition offers a generous range of prizes including a First Prize of £6000, Second Prize of £3000 and Third Prize of £1000. Approximately one hundred works will be selected by a panel of leading figures from the art world and the shortlisted works will be exhibited at the Mall Galleries, London. Artists are invited to submit up to four works in any water-based medium, there is an entry fee of £15 per work.