ARTiculation Prize Scotland

 ARTiculation Prize

Scotland 2021

The ARTiculation Prize Scotland 2021 took place on 8 Dec at the Art Collection, University of Stirling.

It was adjudicated by Prof Frances Fowle, Personal Chair of Nineteenth-Century Art, Edinburgh College Art & Senior Curator (French Art), National Galleries of Scotland.


1st Prize – Benjamin Williams (Alloa Academy): Guillermo del Toro, The Pale Man – Pan’s Labyrinth, 2006

2nd Prize – Izzy Cardwell Moore (Loretto School): Ari Aster, The Art of Midsommar – Midsommar,  2019

3rd Prize – Josh Fleming (Denny High School): Wes Anderson, The Fantastic Mr Fox, 2009


Registrations for the ARTiculation Prize Scotland 2022 will open in late summer 2022.

Please read the ARTiculation Prize Scotland 2021 Competition Guidelines for further information on the ARTiculation Prize Scotland. These are subject to change in 2022.

We have created a Teachers’ Support Pack to help you plan and deliver your own ARTiculation Internal School Heat. Once you have registered for the ARTiculation Prize Scotland, you will receive a password to access all resources here.

Discovery Day

Professor Frances Fowle

Adjudicator 2021

Professor Frances Fowle is Chair of Nineteenth-Century Art at the University of Edinburgh and Senior Curator of French Art at the National Galleries of Scotland. She is also Chair of the Association for Art History, Senior Trustee of the Burrell Collection, Glasgow and a Patron of the Paisley Museum Reimagined project. She is also co-founder and Board member of TIAMSA (The International Art Market Studies Association) and a Group Leader for Art UK’s Art Detective. She specialises in European and American art of the long nineteenth century, with a focus on collecting and the art market. 

Frances has curated numerous international exhibitions on Impressionism, Post-Impressionism and Symbolism, in collaboration with institutions such as the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid, the Finnish National Gallery, Helsinki, and the British Museum. Her books, exhibitions and edited volumes include Van Gogh and Britain: Pioneer Collectors (2006), Monet and French Landscape (2006), Impressionism and Scotland (2008), Van Gogh’s Twin: the Scottish Art Dealer Alexander Reid 1854-1928 (2010), Van Gogh to Kandinsky: Symbolist Landscape in Europe 1880-1910 (2012), American Impressionism: A New Vision 1880-1900 (2014), Daubigny, Monet Van Gogh: Impressions of Landscape (2016), Nordic Artists Colonies 1870-1914 (2017), Pin-Ups: Toulouse-Lautrec and the Art of Celebrity (2018-19), Globalising Impressionism: Reception, Translation and Transnationalism (2020) and The Impressionist Era: Scotland’s French Masterpieces (2021). 

General Information

We are offering free online resources for your school to deliver ARTiculation: Classroom Exploration workshops in class. These include research packs for students from a range of museum and galleries, suggestions to build public speaking skills and the opportunity to get online feedback from the ARTiculation team.

You can access these here.



Participation Fees

A Participation Fee applies to all schools. Schools will be invoiced following their registration. The Participation Fee includes an Introduction to ARTiculation Assembly Pack, a Teachers’ Support Pack, and participation in the ARTiculation Final.

ARTiculation relies on the generous support of our donors, trusts and foundations. We aim to keep costs to those who participate to a minimum. If you would like to discuss this further, please get in touch.

If you would like a postal application form, please email [email protected]

Schools from the state-maintained sector

Participation Fee

  • A participation fee of £50 applies.
  • A limited number of bursaries are available to those schools that would otherwise not be able to afford the participation fee. If you think that your school may be eligible, then contact [email protected]


Schools from the independent sector

Participation Fee

  • A participation fee of £100 applies. £50 of this fee sponsors the ARTiculation outreach initiative
  • If your school would like to make an additional donation to the ARTiculation outreach initiative, or support a specific school to participate, please tick the relevant box on the application form.