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

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

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

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White Doves

Lisa Graa Jensen RI
Acrylic inks, 49 x 51 cm, £950
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Tangled Tide

Julie Green
Acrylic, Ink & Collage, 37 x 36 cm, £450
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Chinese Takeaway II

Carole Griffin
Watercolour, 39 x 50 cm, SOLD
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Hobnobbing with the Queen

Carole Griffin
Watercolour, 27 x 36 cm, £450
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Conscience X

Steven Allan Griffiths RI
Watercolour, 76 x 58 cm, £1,250
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Eperge

Steven Allan Griffiths RI
Watercolour, 43 x 40 cm, £570
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Omniscience

Steven Allan Griffiths RI
Watercolour, 89 x 70 cm, £3,400
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Penitence II

Steven Allan Griffiths RI
Watercolour, 68 x 50 cm, £1,100
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Plenitude VIII

Steven Allan Griffiths RI
Watercolour, 43 x 40 cm, £570​
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Ralf (Study)

Steven Allan Griffiths RI
Watercolour & gouache, 73 x 70 cm, £1,200
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Elan Valley Trees

Veronica Guest
Watercolour, 50 x 28 cm, £1,250
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Baby's Breath

Xi Guo
Watercolour, 66 x 91 cm, £6,000
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The Thinker

Tim Gustard
Acrylic, 82 x 61 cm, £12,000
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Dancing Chillies

Elizabeth Harding-Huber
Watercolour, 45 x 37 cm, £750​​​​​
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Sunlit Cherries

Elizabeth Harding-Huber
Watercolour, 45 x 37 cm, £750
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Picking Potatoes

Pat Harvey
Watercolour, 74 x 92 cm, £950
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Dusk: Tanker Off-Shore: Marloes to Musselwick

Frances Hatch
Gouache & Local Earth, 31 x 37 cm, SOLD
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Stiff Breeze: Marloes to Musselwick, Pembrokeshire

Frances Hatch
Gouache & Local Earth, 36 x 31 cm, £480
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Two Orange Pots

Jacky Hawthorne
Acrylic, 50 x 45 cm, £450
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Camber Reflections

Robin Hazlewood RI
Watercolour & white gouache, 72 x 72 cm, £1,225
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Camber Sands Sunset, Browns & Orange

Robin Hazlewood RI
Watercolour & white gouache, 72 x 72 cm, SOLD
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Thames at Barnes, Sunset

Robin Hazlewood RI
Watercolour & White Gouache, 72 x 72 cm, £1,225
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Albion

Nicki Heenan
Watercolour, Pigment & Ink, 50 x 60 cm, SOLD
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Acorn No 1

Yumi Henderson
Watercolour, 55 x 45 cm, £600
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Flotsam

Maggy Herbert-Jobson
Mixed Media, 37 x 33 cm, £450

Related events

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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.
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7 April 2018
David Poxon will be painting in the gallery and Ann Kilvington will be in the gallery answering visitors’ questions
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8 April 2018
Geoffrey Wynne will be painting in the gallery
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9 April 2018
Roger Dellar will be painting in the gallery
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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
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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...
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11 April 2018
Chris Forsey will be painting in the gallery and Ian Sidaway will be showing his sketchbooks
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Exhibition Tour
12 April 2018
Guided Tour with Robin Hazlewood.
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13 April 2018
Anne McCormack will be painting in the gallery
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14 April 2018
Lillias August and Jean Robinson will be answering visitors’ questions
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Exhibition Tour
16 April 2018
Guided Tour with Tony Hunt
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17 April 2018
John Yardley will be painting in the gallery
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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
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18 April 2018
Ian Sidaway will be showing his sketchbooks and Jean Noble will be answering visitors’ questions
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19 April 2018
Jean Noble will be showing her sketchbooks
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21 April 2018
Jean Robinson will be in the gallery answering visitors’ questions