Over the years Angus has received a number of awards; he won the Elizabeth Greenshields Award (Canada) twice, and a small travelling scholarship from the Art College, which took him to France and Italy.

In 1995 he was awarded the Latimer award at the Royal Scottish Academy.

In the same year he was elected member of the Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolours (RSW) who hold an annual exhibition in The Mound, Edinburgh.  

 In 1999, Angus won an award at the RSW Exhibition – The Alexander Graham Munro Award – for a large watercolour depicting a still life and stormy sky. 

In 2001 he was again awarded a prize at the Royal Scottish Society of painters in Watercolours for his painting “Scotland’s Treasures”.  This time he was awarded the “Glasgow Art Club prize” which entitled him to a one-man show in the Arts club premises.

In 2002 he was awarded the “Diana King/Scottish Gallery Prize” at the Royal Scottish Academy.

In 2003 he received two “Finalist” awards from International artist magazine which led to inclusion in a number of books being published by International artist in 2004.

Angus was also awarded the “John Gray award” at the annual Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolours in 2004 for the painting “Art and Artifice”.

In 2005 he won the John Blockley Prize, at the Royal Institute of Painters in Water colours, London and in the same year was elected an associate member of the International Guild of Realism, USA.

In 2006 and 2007 he was again awarded a “Finalist” award from the International Artist Magazine.

2007 Angus won second prize in the, Kaupthing Singer & Friedlander / Sunday Times Watercolour Competition, London.

1st Prize – International Prize, “Marche d’ Acqua” Fabriano Watercolour 2012

 2013 Bronze Award, Shenzhen International Watercolour Biennial, China

2015- May Marshall Brown Award, Royal Scottish Society of painters in Watercolours, Edinburgh

2016- Awarded Honourary Citizenship of Fabriano, Italy

2016- Awarded "Watercolour Enthusiasts" Award, SDWS, USA

2016-"Gallery A" Award, watercolour International III, Thessaloniki, Greece

2016- Peolples Choice Award, SDWS, USA

2017- SDWS Third place Award, SDWS
2017- Da Vinci Paint CO Award, SDWS
2017- SDWS Signature Members Award, San Diego, USA

2018- 13th Annual Arc Salon- 3rd place Landscape award & Honourable mention in Still life category, USA
2018- PleinAir Salon Art Competition, Best watercolour prize, USA
2018- elected member of the Australian Watercolour Institute, AWI