10am to 5pm

3 April 2019 to 18 April 2019
Main Gallery, North Galleries and Threadneedle Space

Admission £4, Free to Friends of Mall Galleries, RI Friends and under 18s

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 £350.

Showing a diversity of styles and techniques, from traditional uses of watercolours to more experimental and innovative paintings. Works on display are produced by members of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours (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.


The 207th Exhibition of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours also marks the release of a new 170-page hardback book covering the history of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours (RI).

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Selected Works

Among the Sheds

Colin Allbrook RSMA RI
Watercolour & bodycolour, 47 x 59 cm, £750

Barn, Light Break

Colin Allbrook RSMA RI
Watercolour & bodycolour, 47 x 59 cm, £750

Morning on the River

Colin Allbrook RSMA RI
Watercolour & bodycolour, 53 x 64 cm, £1,200

Morning Sun and Frost

Colin Allbrook RSMA RI
Watercolour & bodycolour, 38 x 47 cm, SOLD

Winter Yard

Colin Allbrook RSMA RI
Watercolour & bodycolour, 0 x 69 cm, £1,200

The Boathouse

Roger Aslin
Acrylic, 78 x 58 cm, £1,600

Empty Nests

Lillias August RI
Watercolour, 53 x 113 cm, SOLD

Feathered Nest

Lillias August RI
Watercolour, 44 x 49 cm, SOLD

Mallets

Lillias August RI
Watercolour, 53 x 115 cm, £2,900

On the Shelf

Lillias August RI
Watercolour, 46 x 101 cm, £2,600

Pine Cones

Lillias August RI
Watercolour, 38 x 50 cm, SOLD

Enchanted Woodland #1

Sarah Ball
Watercolour, 85 x 100 cm, £2,000

Café La Floriane, France

Paul Banning RI RSMA
Watercolour, 58 x 67 cm, £800

Storm Approaching, Salisbury Plane

Paul Banning RI RSMA
Watercolour, 37 x 45 cm, £500

The Artist at Rest

Paul Banning RI RSMA
Watercolour, 75 x 97 cm, £1,750

The Long Villa, Portugal

Paul Banning RI RSMA
Watercolour, 79 x 97 cm, £2,000

Winter Light, Minchinhampton Common

Paul Banning RI RSMA
Watercolour, 37 x 45 cm, £500

Rough Fell Sheep and Crows

James Bartholomew RSMA
Watercolour & gouache, 60 x 105 cm, SOLD
Raymond Bentley Chrysanthemums

Chrysanthemums

Raymond Bentley
Watercolour & gouache, 27 x 36 cm, SOLD

Archway, Tuscany

Mike Bernard RI
Mixed media, 55 x 62 cm, £1,100

Canal Bridge, Venice

Mike Bernard RI
Mixed media, 55 x 55 cm, £950

Polperro, Low Tide

Mike Bernard RI
Mixed media, 50 x 50 cm, £750

Red Boat, Venice

Mike Bernard RI
Mixed media, 55 x 55 cm, SOLD

Tuscan Market

Mike Bernard RI
Mixed media, 63 x 63 cm, £1,200

Unloading the Catch

Mike Bernard RI
Mixed media, 50 x 50 cm, £750

Related events

Artist Workshop
3 April 2019
Bring in a small portfolio of your work for a Critique with Ann Blockley RI
Artist demonstration
3 April 2019
Tianya Zhou RI will be demonstrating his watercolour technique in the gallery and answering questions
Artist demonstration
3 April 2019
Bob Rudd RI will be showing his sketchbooks
Special event
3 April 2019 to 18 April 2019
Members of the RI will be in the gallery answering visitors' questions
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Artist demonstration
4 April 2019
Jean Noble RI will be showing her sketchbooks
Artist Workshop
4 April 2019
with Steven Allan Griffiths RI
Artist demonstration
5 April 2019
Ian Sidaway RI will be showing his sketchbooks
Artist Workshop
6 April 2019
Bring in a small portfolio of your work for a Critique with Ann Kilvington RI
Artist demonstration
8 April 2019
Roger Dellar RI PS ROI will be demonstrating his watercolour technique in the gallery and answering questions
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Lecture
9 April 2019
Members of the RI answer your questions
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Special event
9 April 2019
Winsor & Newton present an evening event in Celebration of Water Colour
Exhibition Tour
10 April 2019
Two tours led by RI member Jean Noble
Special event
10 April 2019
Estelle will be based in the Main Gallery space and you can drop in anytime between 12 noon and 1.30pm.
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Artist Workshop
11 April 2019
Bring in a small portfolio of your work for a Critique with Jean Noble RI
11 April 2019
Two tours led by RI member Robin Hazlewood
Special event
11 April 2019
Estelle will be based in the Main Gallery space and you can drop in anytime between 12 noon and 1.30pm
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Artist demonstration
12 April 2019
Christopher Forsey RI will be demonstrating his watercolour techniques in the gallery and answering questions
Artist demonstration
12 April 2019
Ian Sidaway RI will be showing his sketchbooks
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Artist demonstration
13 April 2019
Paul Banning RI RSMA will be demonstrating his watercolour techniques in the gallery and answering questions
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Artist demonstration
13 April 2019
Pauline Fazakerley RI will be demonstrating her watercolour techniques in the gallery and answering questions
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Lecture
16 April 2019
Members of the RI answer your questions
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Artist demonstration
17 April 2019
Jean Noble RI will be showing her sketchbooks