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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Exhibiting artists

Selected Works

Dave Winthrop The Three Arch Meeting

The Three Arch Meeting

Dave Winthrop
Pen & ink, 45 x 37 cm, SOLD

Through Shining Depths

David Wiseman
Acrylic, 57 x 76 cm, £950

Scarborough Spa Early Morning

Lynne Wixon
Watercolour, 70 x 75 cm, SOLD

Freeze Frame

Deborah Wood
Watercolour & ink, 42 x 30 cm, £500

Quercus, Oak Leaves

Sarah Wood
Watercolour & gouache, 38 x 46 cm, £550

Rain, Rain, and More Rain

Sarah Wood
Watercolour & gouache, 38 x 40 cm, £550

Blinded

Geoffrey Wynne RI
Watercolour, 76 x 106 cm, £3,000

Old Friends

Geoffrey Wynne RI
Watercolour, 52 x 69 cm, SOLD

Old Sailor, Essaouira

Geoffrey Wynne RI
Watercolour, 37 x 52 cm, SOLD

Revolution in the Academy

Geoffrey Wynne RI
Watercolour, 52 x 71 cm, £1,700

The Kasbah, Marrakesh

Geoffrey Wynne RI
Watercolour, 52 x 71 cm, SOLD

The Salute

Geoffrey Wynne RI
Watercolour, 34 x 32 cm, £850
John Yardley RI The Horse Fair

At the Horse Fair

John Yardley RI
Watercolour, 51 x 60 cm, £1,150

The Market Café

John Yardley RI
Watercolour, 51 x 60 cm, £1,150

The Wedding Carriage

John Yardley RI
Watercolour, 46 x 54 cm, £750

WII Street, Greenwich Village

John Yardley RI
Watercolour, 57 x 70 cm, £1,500

Nesting

Gertie Young
Watercolour, collage & gouache, 38 x 38 cm, £360

Sea Sweepings

Gertie Young
Watercolour, collage & gouache, 40 x 40 cm, SOLD

Amdo Tibetan

Tianya Zhou RI
Watercolour, 50 x 50 cm, SOLD

Drolma

Tianya Zhou RI
Watercolour, 77 x 61 cm, £3,500

Mother and Daughter

Tianya Zhou RI
Watercolour, 99 x 78 cm, £6,800

Sisters from Sinkiang

Tianya Zhou RI
Watercolour, 61 x 77 cm, £3,400

Tibetan Ama

Tianya Zhou RI
Watercolour, 99 x 78 cm, £6,700

Tibetan Little Girl

Tianya Zhou RI
Watercolour, 50 x 50 cm, £1,680
Zi Ling A Retired Soldier in Malta

A Retired Soldier in Malta

Ling Zi
Watercolour & acrylic, 71 x 51 cm, £1,900

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
Sepple-Rosa-All-Girls-Together
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