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

27 November 2019 to 8 December 2019
Main Gallery and Threadneedle Space

Admission £4, Free for Friends of Mall Galleries, ROI Friends and those under 25 years of age

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This year’s Royal Institute of Oil Painters Annual Exhibition once again showcases the work of many of the UK’s most exciting young painters alongside the work of more established names. It is an opportunity to gauge the continued evolution of oil painting in this country and to see how it is a fundamental and vital part of the wider art world.

After last year’s successful introduction of ‘an exhibition within an exhibition’, the 2019 show will include a mini exhibition on the theme of ‘London’. This theme will be interpreted in a variety of ways by both members of the Institute and artists selected from the open call.

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.

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Selected Works

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Blaze and Shade, London Streets

Adebanji Alade VPROI
Acrylic, 25 x 20 cm, SOLD

London Rush Hour

Adebanji Alade VPROI
Oil, 50 x 100 cm, SOLD

Reflections, Shadows and Colours, St Paul's

Adebanji Alade VPROI
Oil, 30 x 40 cm, £1,750

Waiting for You

Adebanji Alade VPROI
Oil, 25 x 20 cm, SOLD

Baker's Oven in Rosh Pina, Israel

Naomi Alexander ROI
Oil, 56 x 45 cm, £1,600

Boys in Soweto, South Africa

Naomi Alexander ROI
Oil, 64 x 65 cm, £2,100

Naomi in Bed on Kibbutz Kfar Hanassi

Naomi Alexander ROI
Oil, 49 x 66 cm, £2,300

The Gatehouse in Richmond Park

Naomi Alexander ROI
Oil, 32 x 85 cm, £1,450

Greengages and Silver Jug

Linda Alexander ROI SBA
Oil, 34 x 34 cm, SOLD

Pink Roses

Linda Alexander ROI SBA
Oil, 36 x 36 cm, SOLD

White Peonies in a Green Bowl

Linda Alexander ROI SBA
Oil, 57 x 57 cm, £2,950

White Peonies in a Guernsey Jug

Linda Alexander ROI SBA
Oil, 47 x 77 cm, SOLD

Battersea Power Station / Endgame

Michael Alford
Oil, 66 x 66 cm, SOLD

Last Orders, St James's 2

Michael Alford
Oil, 66 x 66 cm, SOLD

Chalk Hills, Therfield Heath

Sarah Allbrook
Oil, 30 x 36 cm, SOLD

View from Therfield Hill

Sarah Allbrook
Oil, 36 x 30 cm, £450

Jia Qi

Jing An
Oil, 40 x 40 cm, £17,500

Drinking Her In

Jennifer Anderson
Oil, 110 x 124 cm, £4,200

Welsh Upland Landscape II

Michelle Anderson
Oil, 44 x 56 cm, £550

Gordale Scar, Malham, Yorkshire

Michael John Ashcroft MAFA
Oil, 95 x 78 cm, £3,200

Rivington Scarred, West Pennine Moors

Michael John Ashcroft MAFA
Oil, 32 x 39 cm, SOLD

The Cheese Trolley, Borough Market, London

Michael John Ashcroft MAFA
Oil, 45 x 39 cm, SOLD

Red Petals

Natalia Avdeeva ROI
Oil, 62 cm diameter, £1,600

Hanging Lemon

Maximillion Baccanello
Oil, 60 x 40 cm, SOLD

Portrait of Bernadett Timko

Nicholas Baldion
Oil, 107 x 77 cm, £1,000

Related events

Artist demonstration
28 November 2019
Roger Dellar ROI PS RI will be in the Gallery demonstrating his work in oils.
Exhibition Tour
29 November 2019
Peter Graham ROI will host a guided tour of this year’s much-anticipated Annual Exhibition by the Royal Institute of Oil Painters, offering the chance to take a closer look at today's finest oil paintings selected from around the world.
Special event
30 November 2019
Take part in the Royal Institute of Oil Painters’ annual Paint Live competition, a friendly and engaging event where you will have the day to create a painting within a half-mile of Mall Galleries.
Special event
3 December 2019
Paint alongside members of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters, with models, wine and mince pies.
Special event
4 December 2019
Join Estelle Lovatt, our ‘Art Expert in Residence’, to discuss the work in this year’s Royal Institute of Oil Painters Annual Exhibition, ideas around art-making, get art market insights and ask your questions on all things art!
Special event
5 December 2019
Winsor & Newton present a special event to showcase oil colour as part of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters Annual Exhibition.