The Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours (RI) and Mall Galleries are pleased to showcase the prizewinners at this year’s RI 208th Exhibition

Be Still

£2,500
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Deborah Walker RI RSMA

Suzy

"Revisiting a childhood photograph of myself"
£350
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The Ghats at Udaipur

"This was painted from a watercolour produced on the steps of the ghats in Udaipur last year where the women in their colourful saris come down to do their washing." Discover more paintings on this theme by reading our Blog post about paintings of Washing Lines in the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours 208 th Annual Exhibition Discover...
£1,700
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David Howell PPRSMA

Found Paintings 2.1

"Every time I open a watercolour palette I find a collection of forgotten paintings made by the previous user. Long fascinated by artists' marginalia, I have begun to record these found paintings, commemorating the thinking processes of other unknown artists."
£550
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Trevi Nocturne

"I have chosen this less usual view of Trevi's Fontana, at night, with the electrical illumination on. Close to the statues, making the viewer feel inside the scene, part of it, and not observing from a distance."
£1,300
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Kid in a Sweetshop

"I was fascinated by the rows of old fashioned bottles in our local newsagents in Teignmouth. The 'kid' in the sweetshop is the smaller bottle with the lovely glass knob on his head. I like a challenge - by very close observation I learned a lot about painting reflections on the glass and how the sweets were altered within the...
£750
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London Fields Lido

"A painting of the London Fields Lido. I'm very interested in capturing people's relationship with public leisure facilities. This is one of a number of gouache paintings I have created depicting people swimming in public pools around London. I draw on location using coloured pens and pastels before constructing the composition using gouache in the studio. I love to capture...
£700
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Delhi Market

"Drawing, collage and watercolour of the market outside the Mosque in central Delhi with Black kites circling above."
£5,000
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George Butler RI