Leanne Rutter AROI shares the stories behind her paintings in the ROI Annual Exhibition 2018, and how the institute helped to kickstart her art career.
Posted by Beatrice on Mon, 2018-12-03 15:11
This week our In the Studio artists ventured behind the scenes at the hang of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters Annual Exhibition 2018. Find out what the young artists and ROI President and Vice President made of the visit.
Posted by Depa Miah on Fri, 2018-11-30 14:08
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In the Studio's first event was a visit to the studio of Philip James ROI. Participant Jonathan Farningham shares this thoughts from the day, and Philip responds.
Posted by Beatrice on Fri, 2018-11-30 13:04
Hear from three of the artists how they found the first day of ‘In the Studio’, where all the participants came together to hear more about the project and get to know each other.
Posted by Beatrice on Thu, 2018-11-29 13:47
Our new Reception Selection features work by the award-winning young artist, Bernadett Timko, whose practice spans everything from painting and sculpture to etching. Find out about Bernadett's childhood in Hungary and her practice in London.
Posted by Beatrice on Wed, 2018-11-28 14:20
We're delighted to share the Aspects of Creativity Suite, composed by John Smith in response to an Open Arts visit to the New English Art Club Exhibition 2018.
Posted by Beatrice on Mon, 2018-11-26 13:26
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Use our interactive map to discover locations around the world where ROI exhibitors found inspiration, and the works of art they painted there.
Posted by Beatrice on Sun, 2018-11-25 09:49
Exhibitors at the ROI Annual Exhibition 2018 love painting people eating. Check out the different ways they approach this ubiquitous activity.
Posted by Beatrice on Wed, 2018-11-21 15:27
ROI exhibitors responded to the theme of 'community spirit' in an unforeseen way: through food! Find out why.
Posted by Beatrice on Fri, 2018-11-16 15:30
Find out why exhibitors looked to stately homes for inspiration for their paintings in this year’s ROI exhibition.
Posted by Beatrice on Wed, 2018-11-14 12:57
SWLA guest exhibitor Derek Robertson explores the links between bird migration, climate change, and refugee crises, which informs his latest series of works.
Posted by Beatrice on Tue, 2018-10-23 14:51
Discover the inspiration behind Jill Moger SWLA's vast ceramic sculpture of a hydothermal vent, on display at The Natural Eye 2018.
Posted by Liberty Rowley on Mon, 2018-10-22 15:51