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.


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Exhibiting artists

Selected Works

Crane

David Thomas
Watercolour, 50 x 41 cm, £600

Afternoon Reflections

Richard Thorn
Watercolour, 56 x 73 cm, £1,900

River Light

Richard Thorn
Watercolour, 50 x 76 cm, £1,760

Small Tortoiseshell, Summer

Edwin Thornber
Gouache & acrylic, 40 x 35 cm, £1,000

Bowl of Anemones

Shirley Trevena RI
Watercolour & graphite pencil, 66 x 65 cm, SOLD

Paper Poppies in the Studio

Shirley Trevena RI
Watercolour & graphite pencil, 53 x 52 cm, £1,200

Springy Flowers

Shirley Trevena RI
Watercolour & graphite pencil, 72 x 58 cm, SOLD

Still Life with a Yellow Jug of Anemones

Shirley Trevena RI
Watercolour & graphite pencil, 55 x 64 cm, SOLD

The Red Garden Table

Shirley Trevena RI
Watercolour & graphite pencil, 44 x 45 cm, SOLD

Yellow Pears & Sunshine

Shirley Trevena RI
Watercolour & graphite pencil, 43 x 50 cm, £950

The Last Rose

Julia Trickey
Watercolour, 46 x 46 cm, SOLD

Marsh Moon

Naomi Tydeman RI
Watercolour, 76 x 77 cm, £3,250

Sailing under a Full Moon

Naomi Tydeman RI
Watercolour, 35 x 35 cm, £1,250

Winter Sun, Monkstone Point

Naomi Tydeman RI
Watercolour, 35 x 35 cm, £1,250

Intersection

David Walker
Watercolour, 50 x 50 cm, £950

Kiosk

Sandra Walker RI
Watercolour, 99 x 77 cm, £1,700

Guillemots, Sea Beet and Tree Mallow

Deborah Walker RI RSMA
Watercolour, 96 x 136 cm, £5,400

Liquid Gold I

Deborah Walker RI RSMA
Watercolour, 39.5 x 40.5 cm, £800

Liquid Gold II

Deborah Walker RI RSMA
Watercolour, 40.5 x 40.5 cm, £800

Sunlight and Shadows

Deborah Walker RI RSMA
Watercolour, 43 x 43.5 cm, £900

The Sun at my Feet

Deborah Walker RI RSMA
Watercolour, 49 x 49 cm, £1,200

Wild Swimmers

Deborah Walker RI RSMA
Watercolour, 40 x 39.5 cm, £800

Whitby Storm

Anne Ware
Watercolour, 60 x 80 cm, £1,900

Forest Ruin

Peter Weaver RBA RI
Watercolour, 66 x 86 cm, £3,150

Us and You with a Ring of Salt

John Wiltshire
Watercolour, 62 x 87 cm, £2,300

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
Sidaway-Ian-Emerald-Lake
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.
Noble-Jean-Coastal-Landscape
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
Forsey-Chris-Late-sunshine,-Bedruthen-steps
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
Banning-Paul-The-Artist-at-rest
Artist demonstration
13 April 2019
Paul Banning RI RSMA will be demonstrating his watercolour techniques in the gallery and answering questions
Fazakerley-Pauline-The-Old-Booking-Hall
Artist demonstration
13 April 2019
Pauline Fazakerley RI will be demonstrating her watercolour techniques in the gallery and answering questions
Sepple-Rosa-All-Girls-Together
Lecture
16 April 2019
Members of the RI answer your questions
Noble-Jean-Coastal-Landscape
Artist demonstration
17 April 2019
Jean Noble RI will be showing her sketchbooks