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

The Laurels

Jan Munro PS
Acrylic, ink & collage, 57 x 70 cm, £750

Hillside Thaw

Paul Murray
Gouache & collage, 95 x 95 cm, £2,500

Both Sides Now (Study)

Chris Myers RBA RI
Watercolour, 41 x 32 cm, £775

Communications, Saigon

Chris Myers RBA RI
Watercolour, 44 x 113 cm, £4,250

Plateau One, Le Mans Classic

Chris Myers RBA RI
Watercolour, 59 x 48 cm, £1,850

Queue for Fuel, Le Mans Classic

Chris Myers RBA RI
Watercolour, 109 x 56 cm, £4,250

Team Talbot, Le Mans Classic

Chris Myers RBA RI
Watercolour, 56 x 109 cm, £4,250

Westward Ho

Chris Myers RBA RI
Watercolour, 43 x 34 cm, £775

Hot Salt Beef

Elizabeth Nast
Watercolour, 40 x 59 cm, £1,275

Last Supper

Elizabeth Nast
Watercolour, 38 x 65 cm, £1,445

Fjallabak Nature Reserve, Iceland

Anna Dudley Neill RI
Watercolour, 40 x 50 cm, £900

Wild Iceland

Anna Dudley Neill RI
Watercolour, 40 x 50 cm, £850

Florilegium No 2

Rika Newcombe
Ink, 31 x 44 cm, £650

Rotation

Archie Niven
Watercolour & ink, 75 x 65 cm, £600

Coastal Landscape

Jean Noble RI
Acrylic, 76 x 106 cm, £1,850

First Fall

Jean Noble RI
Acrylic, 51 x 60 cm, £775

Illuminated Spotlight

Jean Noble RI
Acrylic, 65 x 64 cm, SOLD

Tossed by the Waves

Jean Noble RI
Acrylic, 107 x 107 cm, £2,600

Fisherman

Francesco Orazzini
Watercolour, 85 x 65 cm, £950

The Last Autumn

Francesco Orazzini
Watercolour, 59 x 48 cm, £470

Cycle of Life

Chinmaya Panda
Pure watercolour, 76 x 96 cm, £2,400

Among the Reeds

David A Parfitt
Watercolour, 59 x 65 cm, £1,200

Autumn Water

David A Parfitt
Watercolour, 60 x 65 cm, SOLD

Beast from the East I

David A Parfitt
Watercolour, 37 x 40 cm, £550

Beast from the East II

David A Parfitt
Watercolour, 35 x 38 cm, SOLD

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