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

Closed all day on Sunday 16 April 2017 for Easter Sunday

6 April 2017 to 22 April 2017
Main Gallery, North Gallery, Threadneedle Space

Admission £4, £2.50 concessions, 50% off for National Art Pass holders, Free for Friends of Mall Galleries, RI Friends and under 18s

 

The Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours (RI) has been showing the best in contemporary watercolour painting since 1831. Along with works by elected members, the annual exhibition contains works by new, young and innovative artists selected from open submission, showing the full breadth of today’s diverse uses of water-soluble media.                   

A number of prizes are awarded to artists in the exhibition, including the £1,000 Leathersellers' Prize, specifically to encourage younger artists taking up watercolours. This exhibition will be an ideal opportunity to purchase a work of art by some of the finest watercolourists working today.


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Exhibiting artists

Kate Bentley ARSBA SWA
Varasha Bhatia
Stephen Bragg
Julian Bray
Hilary Burnett Cooper
Geoff Butterworth
Daniel Byrne
Olga Cannon-Brookes
Richard Caplin
Karen Chapman SWA
Chung-Wei Chien
Julie Collins
Marjorie Collins
James Cowan
Leo Davey
Graham Davies
Andrew Dibben
Aine Divine
Filipe Miguel das Dores
Paolo Doyle
Mark Elsmore
Bryan Evans
Amanda A Fletcher
Pasqualino Fracasso
Mari French
Steven Garner
Susan Grant
Nicola Gregory
Veronica Guest
Xi Guo
Frances Hatch
Nicki Heenan
Simon Hodges
Jane Hodgson
Philip Hood
Keith Hornblower
Andrew Horrod
Jasmine Huang
Muhan Huang
Gwil Hughes
Henry Jones
Janet Kenyon
Christopher Le Brun PRA Hon RI
Jiemin Lin
Zi Ling
Kerk Hwang Lok
Juliette Losq
Ewan MacDonald
Ann Mackowski
Kathryn Maple
Lucy Marks
Lenka Medlik
Gabrielle Moulding
Owen Munisamy
Elizabeth Nast
Susan Neale
Rika Newcombe
Archie Niven
Chinmaya Panda
Matthew Phinn
Roberto Ponte
Joanne Powell
Nigel Priddey
Cathy Read
Brian Robinson
Brian Robinson
Gill Robinson
Rosalind Robinson
Jenny Ross
Diana Sheldon
Katy Shepherd
Claire Sprakes
Frances Steele
Ray Styles
Kai-Ting Sung
David Thomas
Richard Thorn
Wilk Urszula
Sheila Vaughan
David Walker
Dee Walker
Louise Walker
Tana West
Sarah Wood SBA
Chong-zhi Zeng
Martha Zmpounou

Selected Works

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

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Jane

Ian Cook RI
Watercolour & gouache, 65 x 56 cm, £500
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Serena

Ian Cook RI
Watercolour & gouache, 71 x 58 cm, SOLD
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Suzanna

Ian Cook RI
Watercolour & gouache, 75 x 64 cm, £650
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New York Façade

James Cowan
Watercolour, 66 x 42 cm, £850
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Evening Star, North Downs

Janet Darley
Gouache, 50 x 40 cm, £500
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Typically Thai

Leo Davey
Watercolour, 42 x 82 cm, £1,600
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Morning Light, Tranquil Vale, Blackheath

Graham Davies
Watercolour, 40 x 80 cm, SOLD
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American Diner

Roger Dellar PS RI ROI
Watercolour & bodycolour, 47 x 47 cm, £650
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Burlington Arcade

Roger Dellar PS RI ROI
Watercolour & bodycolour, 47 x 47 cm, £650
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Commuting

Roger Dellar PS RI ROI
Watercolour & bodycolour, 47 x 47 cm, SOLD
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Cooked to Order

Roger Dellar PS RI ROI
Watercolour & bodycolour, 47 x 47 cm, £650
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Florian's at Night

Roger Dellar PS RI ROI
Watercolour & bodycolour, 47 x 47 cm, £650
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Wagamama

Roger Dellar PS RI ROI
Watercolour & bodycolour, 47 x 47 cm, £650
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Requires Slight Attention

Andrew Dibben
Watercolour, 62 x 77 cm, £975
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Thatched Suffolk Barn

Andrew Dibben
Watercolour, 80 x 99 cm, £1,395
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Helena

Aine Divine
Watercolour, 105 x 80 cm, £3,000
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Which Mirror Reflects the Ringing Payphone?

Filipe Miguel das Dores
Watercolour, 19 x 57 cm, £1,000
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Which Payphone is Ringing?

Filipe Miguel das Dores
Watercolour, 19 x 57 cm, £1,000
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Crossing the River Gambia

Paolo Doyle
Watercolour, 69 x 89 cm, £950
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Walkway, King's Cross

Mark Elsmore
Watercolour & gouache, 70 x 90 cm, £1,100
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From the Shadows - In An Arched Close

Bryan Evans
Watercolour, 44 x 34 cm, SOLD
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Blue

Pauline Fazakerley RI
Pure watercolour, 58 x 58 cm, £850
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Ca' Dario in Soft Light

Pauline Fazakerley RI
Pure watercolour, 84 x 64 cm, £1,950
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Choir of Angels

Pauline Fazakerley RI
Pure watercolour, 84 x 64 cm, £1,750
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From Perugia

Pauline Fazakerley RI
Pure watercolour, 48 x 38 cm, £550

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