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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Selected Works

Sacred Cow, Udaipur

Roger Dellar PS RI ROI
Watercolour & gouache, 41 x 41 cm, £595

Spiritual Healing, Udaipur

Roger Dellar PS RI ROI
Watercolour & gouache, 46 x 46 cm, £695

Under Brahm Pole, Udaipur

Roger Dellar PS RI ROI
Watercolour & gouache, 46 x 46 cm, £695

Celt

Gary Denny
Acrylic, 50 x 70 cm, SOLD

Two Skiffs on Yarmouth Beach

Andrew Dibben
Watercolour, 58 x 77 cm, £825

The Empire on which Never Sun Sets

Filipe Miguel das Dores
Watercolour, 70 x 100 cm, £3,500

Mother in Bath 4

Edith Dormandy
Watercolour, 14 x 19 cm, SOLD

John Street TN4

Camilla Dowse
Watercolour & ink, 81 x 81 cm, £1,300

Kings Road BN1

Camilla Dowse
Watercolour & ink, 93 x 93 cm, £1,350

Three Birches, Hyndland Road, Glasgow

Michael Durning
Acrylic, 59 x 80 cm, £3,500

Nowhere Fast

Mark Elsmore RI
Watercolour & gouache, 43 x 50 cm, £800

Stoke Content

Mark Elsmore RI
Watercolour & gouache, 58 x 70 cm, £1,200

Sydney and Harley

Mark Elsmore RI
Watercolour & gouache, 58 x 70 cm, £1,200

The Light of the World

Mark Elsmore RI
Watercolour & gouache, 43 x 50 cm, SOLD

The Secret Car

Mark Elsmore RI
Watercolour & gouache, 58 x 70 cm, £1,200

The Wonder of Crewe

Mark Elsmore RI
Watercolour & gouache, 58 x 70 cm, £1,200

Between Weights

Don Farrell RI
Mixed, water soluble, 43 x 51 cm, £1,100

Nine, Two and One

Don Farrell RI
Mixed, water soluble, 81 x 101.5 cm, £3,800

Orchestration II

Don Farrell RI
Mixed, water soluble, 53 x 63.5 cm, £1,200

Sheet Removed

Don Farrell RI
Mixed, water soluble, 43 x 51 cm, £1,100

Soaking Pan and Weights

Don Farrell RI
Mixed, water soluble, 53 x 63.5 cm, £1,200

Soaking Pan, Sketches and Weights

Don Farrell RI
Mixed, water soluble, 81 x 101.5 cm, £3,800

Dawn

Pauline Fazakerley RI
Watercolour, 87 x 70 cm, £1,200

Going Home

Pauline Fazakerley RI
Watercolour, 80 x 60 cm, £1,200

Paris, Ille de Cité at Dawn

Pauline Fazakerley RI
Watercolour, 47 x 40 cm, £450

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
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