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

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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Robert Ware
Oil, 28 x 22 cm, £750

Approaching Rain, Mersea

Graham Webber ROI
Oil, 33 x 43 cm, £750

Grazing the Stour

Graham Webber ROI
Oil, 50 x 65 cm, £1,200

Haystacks, Evening Light

Graham Webber ROI
Oil, 33 x 43 cm, SOLD

Walking the Orwell

Graham Webber ROI
Oil, 34 x 39 cm, £595

Marmite and Satsuma

Michael Weller
Oil, 33 x 74 cm, £750

Milk and Blue Cup

Michael Weller
Oil, 36 x 36 cm, £400

England's Glory

Dave West
Oil, 25 x 30 cm, £500

Found in the Rain

Peter Wileman FROI RSMA FRSA
Oil, 97 x 97 cm, £5,250

Giving Way to Silence

Peter Wileman FROI RSMA FRSA
Oil, 97 x 97 cm, £5,250

Just before Dawn, Albert Bridge

Peter Wileman FROI RSMA FRSA
Oil, 68 x 120 cm, SOLD

Winter's Tale

Peter Wileman FROI RSMA FRSA
Oil, 57 x 67 cm, £2,650

Old Woman

Zhang Yafei
Oil, 40 x 60 cm, NFS

Old Woman 2

Zhang Yafei
Oil, 70 x 40 cm, NFS

Fairy Tail, Sketch 1

Iryna Yermolova
Oil, 75 x 53 cm, £1,410

White Towel 2

Iryna Yermolova
Oil, 70 x 50 cm, £1,320

Chiswick Bridge

Nataliya Zozulya
Oil, 26 x 30 cm, £350

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.