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The Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours 208th show is the largest exhibition of its kind in the world, showcasing over 400 of the best contemporary water-based media paintings from around the globe. Since its founding in 1831 the RI has become universally recognised as one of the leading art institutes. 

Showing a diversity of styles and techniques, the 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.

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Selected Works

Click on an image to enquire about purchasing a work from this exhibition

Bhatia-Varsha-BigBenClock.jpg

Big Ben Clock

Varsha Bhatia RI
Watercolour, 49 x 38 cm, SOLD
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Haveli Door, Rajasthan

Varsha Bhatia RI
Watercolour, 36 x 33 cm, £400
Bhatia-Varsha-Haveli-Window-Rajasthan.jpg

Haveli Window, Rajasthan

Varsha Bhatia RI
Watercolour, 43 x 34 cm, £450
Bhatia-Varsha-King's-College-Chapel.jpg

King's College Chapel

Varsha Bhatia RI
Watercolour, 72 x 43 cm, £750
Bhatia-Varsha-St-Pancras-Clock.jpg

St Pancras Clock

Varsha Bhatia RI
Watercolour, 49 x 38 cm, £650
Bhatia-Varsha-Westminster-Abbey.jpg

Westminster Abbey

Varsha Bhatia RI
Watercolour & ink, 80 x 48 cm, £1,900
Birnbaum-Aimee-Darwin's-Dream.jpg

Darwin's Dream

Aimee Birnbaum RI
Watercolour, 67 x 82 cm, £1,500
Birnbaum-Aimee-Hello-Sailor.jpg

Hello Sailor

Aimee Birnbaum RI
Watercolour, 46 x 39 cm, £380
Birnbaum-Aimee-Mid-Summer-Flute.jpg

Mid Summer Flute

Aimee Birnbaum RI
Watercolour, 44 x 37 cm, SOLD
Birnbaum-Aimee-On-the-Move.jpg

On the Move

Aimee Birnbaum RI
Watercolour, 60 x 80 cm, £1,100
Birnbaum-Aimee-The-Harmonious-Kingdom.jpg

The Harmonious Kingdom

Aimee Birnbaum RI
Watercolour, 68 x 84 cm, £1,500
Birnbaum-Aimee-The-Spirit-of-the-Tree.jpg

The Spirit of the Tree

Aimee Birnbaum RI
Watercolour, 68 x 82 cm, £1,500
Birth-Susan-Destiny.jpg

Destiny

Susan Birth
Mixed media (acrylic, ink & collage), 47 x 47 cm, £450
Blanco-Eliezer-Carolina.jpg

Carolina

Eliezer Blanco
Acrylic, 46 x 40 cm, £570
Blanco_Elizier-Eating-Tacos.jpg

Eating Tacos

Eliezer Blanco
Acrylic, 45 x 35 cm, £570
Blockley-Ann-Amongst-the-seedhead-tangles-.jpg

Amongst the Seedhead Tangles

Ann Blockley RI
Mixed media, 85.5 x 66.5 cm, £1,650
Blockley-Ann-Apple-blossom-time.jpg

Apple Blossom Time

Ann Blockley RI
Mixed media, 48.5 x 48.5 cm, £575
Blockley-Ann-Bindweed-in-the-woven--hedge.jpg

Bindweed in the Woven Hedge

Ann Blockley RI
Mixed media, 48.5 x 48.5 cm, £575
Blockley-Ann-Caught-in-the-brambly-hedge.jpg

Caught in the Brambly Hedge

Ann Blockley RI
Mixed media, 85.5 x 66.5 cm, £1,650
Blockley-Ann--Dancing-in-the-summer-breeze.jpg

Dancing in the Summer Breeze

Ann Blockley RI
Mixed media, 85.5 x 66.5 cm, £1,650
Blockley-Ann-Towards-that-distant-blue.jpg

Towards the Distant Blue

Ann Blockley RI
Mixed media, 85.5 x 66.5 cm, £1,650
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November Skies 3

Amanda Blunden
Acrylic & watercolour, 51 x 51 cm, £780
Blunden-Amanda-November-Skies-4.jpg

November Skies 4

Amanda Blunden
Acrylic & watercolour, 51 x 51 cm, £780
Boanas-Diana-Mincemeat-Preparations.jpg

Mincemeat Preparations

Diana Boanas
Pure watercolour, 74 x 56 cm, SOLD
Boanas-Diana-Puffins-In-The-Sink.jpg

Puffins in the Sink

Diana Boanas
Pure watercolour, 74 x 56 cm, £600

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