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

Time to Exhale

Julie Green
Acrylic, 41 x 41 cm, £450

This Year's Harvest

Carole Griffin RBA
Watercolour, 50 x 61 cm, £550

Ditorium IV

Steven Allan Griffiths RI
Watercolour, 63 x 63 cm, £1,200

Duplicity II

Steven Allan Griffiths RI
Watercolour, 90 x 70 cm, £3,400

Impuissant

Steven Allan Griffiths RI
Watercolour, 90 x 70 cm, £3,400

Semblance XI

Steven Allan Griffiths RI
Watercolour, 71 x 70 cm, £1,500

Lichen

Candida Groom
Watercolour, 48 x 58 cm, SOLD

Dreaming of Butterfly No 9

Xi Guo
Watercolour, 102 x 76 cm, £4,800

Cherries and Chytra

Tim Gustard
Acrylic, 52 x 60 cm, £6,900

For the Love of Strawberries

Tim Gustard
Acrylic, 46 x 43 cm, £6,200

One Last Strawberry

Tim Gustard
Acrylic, 45 x 34 cm, £2,900

The Little Pasta Tin

Tim Gustard
Acrylic, 48 x 67 cm, £7,200

Mute Swan I

Claire Harkess
Watercolour, 33 x 33 cm, £700

Mute Swan II

Claire Harkess
Watercolour, 33 x 33 cm, £700

Cobalt Molehill Moon: Burton Cliff

Frances Hatch
Gouache, earth & litter, 46 x 46 cm, £680

Hengistbury Moon

Frances Hatch
Gouache & earth, 46 x 46 cm, £680

Othona Moon

Frances Hatch
Gouache & earth, 46 x 46 cm, £680

Portland with Legend One

Frances Hatch
Gouache, local earth & foraged site materials, 95 x 74 cm, £2,500

With Best Wishes

Richard Hazelwood
Mixed media collage, 55 x 44 cm, £350

The Chair, Luxembourg Gardens

Robin Hazlewood RI
Watercolour & white gouache, 72 x 72 cm, £1,225

Shattered

Watercolour, dry pigment & ink, 65 x 50 cm, SOLD

Ham Hill

Tyga Helme
Watercolour & charcoal, 60 x 80 cm, £800

The Wedding Picture

Nathaniel Hornsby
Watercolour, 45 x 65 cm, £4,500

Beyond the Trees - 1

Yellon Ran Huang
Ink & watercolour, 135 x 41 cm, £3,000

The City You and I Live In - 2A

Yellon Ran Huang
Ink & watercolour, 75 x 142 cm, £3,000

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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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