28 November 2018 to 9 December 2018

10am to 5pm (closes 1pm on final day)

Main Gallery, Threadneedle Space

Admission £4, £3 concessions, 50% off for National Art Pass holders, Free for Friends of Mall Galleries, ROI Friends and under 18s

The Royal Institute of Oil Painters Annual Exhibition has a well-earned reputation for attracting highly exciting young exhibitors, alongside the much admired, more established member artists. This year the trend will continue, with new artists and new discoveries waiting to be made.

The exhibition gives visitors the opportunity to see the many and varied ways in which artists use oil paint today, from a traditional approach to this highly technical media through to more innovative uses of material, style and content.

Offering valuable prizes such as The Phyllis Roberts Award (worth £2,000) and The Winsor & Newton Young Artist Awards, the ROI continues to lay the foundations for future generations to enjoy and achieve artistic expression with this most adaptable and durable medium. 

Unique to this year, the ROI presents a show within a show on the theme of ‘Community Spirit’, for which several members have put forward work that highlights cohesion and togetherness, “ … a perfect foil for the times of uncertainty and division in which we are currently living” (Tim Benson, President).

Also this year, the ROI is raffling three oil paintings by its members to raise funds for the Artists’ General Benevolent Institution (AGBI). For more information on the raffle, please visit the Institute's blog.

 

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Selected Works

Click on an image to enquire about purchasing a work from this exhibition

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The Gardeners' Room, Normanby Hall

David Curtis VPRSMA ROI

Oil
54 x 70 cm
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View to the Old Vicarage - Misson

David Curtis VPRSMA ROI

Oil
46 x 76 cm
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Ecce Homo

Lantian D

Oil & semen
102 x 56 cm
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Bantham

Derek Daniells

Oil
41 x 61 cm
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Industrial Still Life

Derek Daniells

Acrylic
88 x 96 cm
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Anemones

Bill Dean ROI

Oil
36 x 41 cm
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Reflections of a Golden Age

Bill Dean ROI

Oil
54 x 64 cm
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The First Snow of Winter

Bill Dean ROI

Oil
32 x 40 cm
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Tower Bridge

Bill Dean ROI

Oil
35 x 40 cm
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Yellow Roses

Bill Dean ROI

Oil
31 x 37 cm
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Around the Campfire

Roger Dellar PS RI ROI

Oil
100 x 100 cm
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Community Spirit Allotments

Roger Dellar PS RI ROI

Oil
56 x 56 cm
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Dedham Lane through the Fields

Roger Dellar PS RI ROI

Oil
47 x 47 cm
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Jogging in St James's Park

Roger Dellar PS RI ROI

Oil
47 x 47 cm
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Sun & Shadows by the Ford

Roger Dellar PS RI ROI

Oil
56 x 56 cm
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Below Nether Winchendon

John Dobbs NEAC SWLA

Oil
32 x 42 cm
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Cornfields at Nether Winchendon

John Dobbs NEAC SWLA

Oil
32 x 42 cm
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Nightfall

Mark Draisey

Oil
121 x 77 cm
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Self Portrait in the Studio

Valeria Duca

Oil
70 x 60 cm
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Lunch at St Pancras

Andrew Farmer ROI

Oil
40 x 50 cm
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Midday on Chequer Road

Andrew Farmer ROI

Oil
35 x 40 cm
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The Bug

Andrew Farmer ROI

Oil
90 x 70 cm
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The Garden

Andrew Farmer ROI

Oil
75 x 157 cm
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One for the Road

Roger Ferrin ROI

Oil
57 x 59 cm
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Summer Exhibition

Roger Ferrin ROI

Oil
45 x 60 cm

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6 December 2018
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Peter Brown PNEAC RP PS ROI Hon RBA will guide you through how he became a ‘see and put’ painter. Known as ‘Pete the Street’, he'll discuss what drives him and how he got to where he is today.