2013

Rebecca Wilcox

Rebecca Wilcox Visual Arts, Sculpture

Considered to be one of the most outstanding young artists working in Scotland today, Rebecca received an award to support her in a prestigious residency at The Banff Centre, Canada.


Ross Brown

Ross Brown Visual Arts, Painting

Ross is a talented painter who has garnered praise from art collectors and institutions alike.  He gained a Dewar Award to help him realise his ambitions for his first solo show.


Ross Hodgkinson

Ross Hodgkinson Music, Drums

Hailing from Stonehaven, Ross began learning drums at the age of nine.  He has since tackled a range of musical genres and has gained a scholarship to Berklee.


Brandon Brown

Brandon Brown Music, Guitar

A guitarist since the age of 8, Brandon gained a 92% Distinction in his Grade 8 at just 15 and has since secured a scholarship to Berklee College of Music, USA.


Nadina Valenti

Nadina Valenti Dance, Ballet

A gifted and dedicated young dancer from Renfrewshire, Nadina achieved distinctions in all her vocational ballet exams and gained a place at the Central School of Ballet.


Sylvia Law

Sylvia Law Visual Arts, Music, Sound Art

An innovative sound artist, Sylvia's rich cultural upbringing brings a strong sense of identity to her work.


Morwenna Darwell

Morwenna Darwell Visual Arts, Crafts, Fashion

Whilst growing up on community farm in South West Scotland, Morwenna was attracted to the glamour of fashion.  She has gone on to become an outstanding talent in fashion design.


Steaphanaidh Chaimbeul

Steaphanaidh Chaimbeul Music, Harp

Haling from the Isle of Skye, Steaphanidh grew up surrounded by Gaelic music and culture.  She is a passionate musician with a special talent for the harp.


Paul Brotherston

Paul Brotherston Theatre, Directing

Whilst studying English Literature at Edinburgh University, Paul established himself as a visionary theatre director. The Dewar Awards supported his postgraduate study and a residency at Shakespeare's Globe.


Karen Walker

Karen Walker Dance, Musical Theatre

Karen's Dewar Award enabled her to accept a place at the prestigious London Studio Centre, bringing her one step closer to achieving her dream of dancing on stage in the West End.


Cara Garton

Cara Garton Music, Flute

Hailing from Inverness, Cara is a tenacious and committed individual who excels as a flautist.


Jennifer Neil

Jennifer Neil Musical Theatre

A performer with natural ability in acting, singng and dance, Jennifer's passion for musical theatre has driven her to succeed in her ambitions. 


Katherine Bryer

Katherine Bryer Music, Oboe

A prize-winning oboist, Katherine gained a place in the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain before going on to study at the Royal Academy of Music.


Hazel McBain

Hazel McBain Music, Opera, Singing

Born and raised in Glasgow, Hazel studied music in London before returning to complete her training at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.


Neil Birse

Neil Birse Music, Piano, Percussion

Neil performed with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra of Scotland for a number of years before gaining his dream place to study at the Guildhall School of Music.


Hannah Rankin

Hannah Rankin Music, Bassoon

A talented bassoonist from the west coast of Scotland, Hannah has been involved in music education projects in Scotland, England and India.


Marianne Wilson

Marianne Wilson Visual Arts

After growing up in Glasgow, Marianne studied at the Gray's School of Art in Aberdeen before returning to her home city to become a self-employed visual artist.


Meredith Kiemer

Meredith Kiemer Music, Violin, Piano

Hailing from a remote area of Stirlingshire, Meredith developed an outstanding ability on the violin and piano from a young age. Her Dewar Award enabled her to travel to and attend the Pre-Junior Academy at the RCS.