Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours
The RI exhibits the best in modern and traditional contemporary watercolour painting.
Acceptable media: Watercolour or any water soluble colour, any use of acrylic must be handled as a watercolour. Paintings must be under glass and should not be executed on hardboard. Work must have been completed within the last two years. All works must be for sale. We cannot receive pictures taller than 2.4m (8ft).
Conditions : Maximum of six works submitted. Maximum of four works selected. Paintings must be under glass and should not be executed on hardboard or canvas.
All works must be for sale: minimum price £300.
£12 per work or £6 for artists under 35.
The Turner Watercolour Award of £2,500, Winsor & Newton/RI Members’ Group Award, RI/Winsor & Newton Young Artists Award (aged under 30), The Debra Manifold Memorial Award presented by the Linda Blackstone Gallery, The Donald Blake Award and The Rowland Hilder Award presented by Lincoln Joyce Fine Art, Frank Herring & Sons Easel Awards, St Cuthberts Mill Award, The Arts Club Award, The Matt Bruce RI Memorial Award, The Ranelagh Press Award, The Buzzacott Award.
Notification of pre-selection posted on the registration site from:
Wednesday 6 February
(If pre-selected, please deliver your work(s) on the receiving days listed below).
Friday 22 & Saturday 23 February (10am – 5pm)
Select this link for information on regional handing-in points.
Notification of selection for the exhibition posted on the Selection Notification page
Thursday 28 February (noon)
Collection of unaccepted work
Saturday 9 March, 10am-5pm
Collection of unsold exhibition work
Thursday 25 April , 10am-5pm
Exhibition dates 2012
Private View: Tuesday 4 April (2 – 8pm)
Opens to public: Friday 5 April (10am), 10am-5pm including weekends
Closes: Thursday 18 April (5pm)
If you are unable to submit online download the registration pack below: