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

6 April 2018 to 21 April 2018
Main Gallery, North Galleries and Threadneedle Space

Admission £4, £3 concessions, 50% off with National Art Pass, Free to Friends of Mall Galleries, Friends of the RI and under 18s

Showing a diversity of styles and techniques, from traditional uses of the medium to more experimental and innovative paintings. Works on display are produced by members of the RI and other artists whose pictures have been selected to hang alongside these by the RI Council, including many young painters using water-soluble media in often new and exciting ways. Works by the two newest members, Ann Kilvington RI and Kate Morgan RI will also be on display.

This exhibition is an annual survey of how contemporary artists are using this age-old medium and a great place to pick up vibrant, original works with prices starting from £450.

 

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Selected Works

Tile Puzzle 1

Deborah Whyte
Ink, 36 x 36 cm, £450

Tile Puzzle 2

Deborah Whyte
Ink, 36 x 36 cm, £450

River's Edge, Pitshanger

David Wiseman
Acrylic, 57 x 76 cm, £950

Sycamore Leaf and Grass

Sarah Wood
Watercolour & Gouache, 38 x 46 cm, SOLD

Windstorm III

Clare Wood
Watercolour & Acrylic, 70 x 85 cm, £750

Windstorm IV

Clare Wood
Watercolour & Acrylic, 70 x 85 cm, £750

December Snow

Robbie Wraith
Watercolour, 41 x 51 cm, £1,850​​​​​

Barges on the Thames

Geoffrey Wynne RI
Watercolour, 37 x 53 cm, SOLD

Low Tide, St Aubyn

John Yardley RI
Watercolour, 57 x 70 cm, £1,700​

The Market, Savannah

John Yardley RI
Watercolour, 59 x 72 cm, £1,750

One Hundred to One from The Shard

S Z Wimperis
Watercolour & Gouache, 117 x 159 cm, £6,500

Childhood

Tianya Zhou
Watercolour, 98 x 78 cm, £6,800

Guests from Afar

Tianya Zhou
Watercolour, 78 x 60 cm, £3,500

Tibetan Old Amah

Tianya Zhou
Watercolour, 78 x 60 cm, SOLD

Toward the Sunlight

Tianya Zhou
Watercolour, 78 x 60 cm, £3,500

Face Study

Martha Zmpounou
Watercolour & Ink, 45 x 35 cm, SOLD

Figure Study

Martha Zmpounou
Watercolour, 55 x 75 cm, £800

Related events

Bob Rudd RI
6 April 2018
Bring in a small portfolio of your work for a Critique with Bob Rudd RI Free with exhibition admission. No need to book, but be prepared to wait your turn.
David Poxon RI The Light Inside You
7 April 2018
David Poxon will be painting in the gallery and Ann Kilvington will be in the gallery answering visitors’ questions
Shirley Travena Two Flowers in a Blue Vase
8 April 2018
Geoffrey Wynne will be painting in the gallery
Roger Dellar The Dressing Room
9 April 2018
Roger Dellar will be painting in the gallery
Rosa Sepple Case Veneziane
Special event
10 April 2018
Rosa Sepple, Robin Hazlewood, Chris Forsey and David Parfitt form the panel answering your questions on everything to do with water media and the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours
Winsor and Newton
Special event
10 April 2018
Winsor & Newton would like to invite you to a private event in celebration of Water Colour at Mall Galleries on Tuesday 10 April 2018 (6pm to 8:30pm). The evening will be themed around Winsor & Newton’s whole Water Colour category where you will see some of the Winsor & Newton archive, speak to various professional artists, enjoy some live...
Ian Sidaway Gordes
11 April 2018
Chris Forsey will be painting in the gallery and Ian Sidaway will be showing his sketchbooks
Robin Hazelwood Camber Sands Sunset Browns and Oranges
Exhibition Tour
12 April 2018
Guided Tour with Robin Hazlewood.
Anne McCormack Johnsons Place
13 April 2018
Anne McCormack will be painting in the gallery
Lillias August Unmade Bed III
14 April 2018
Lillias August and Jean Robinson will be answering visitors’ questions
Tony Hunt Landscape South Downs Near East Meon
Exhibition Tour
16 April 2018
Guided Tour with Tony Hunt
Low Tide St Aubyn
17 April 2018
John Yardley will be painting in the gallery
Rosa Sepple Case Veneziane
Special event
17 April 2018
Rosa Sepple, Jean Noble, Ian Sidaway and Paul Banning form the panel answering your questions on everything to do with water media and the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours
Ian Sidaway Gordes
18 April 2018
Ian Sidaway will be showing his sketchbooks and Jean Noble will be answering visitors’ questions
Jean Noble The Power of Two
19 April 2018
Jean Noble will be showing her sketchbooks
Jean Robinson Rising Tide
21 April 2018
Jean Robinson will be in the gallery answering visitors’ questions