20 May 2021 to 29 May 2021
In all three gallery spaces

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£5, Free for Friends of Mall Galleries, RI fRIends, and under 25s. Concessions available. 

The Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours 209th 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.

 

Discover the prize-winning artists from the exhibition

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Selected Works

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

Allbrook-Colin-Dairy-Farm-Late-Sun.jpg

Dairy Farm, Late Sun

Colin Allbrook RSMA RI

Watercolour
36 x 54 cm (58 x 73 cm framed)
£1,200
Allbrook-Colin-Evening-Taw-Valley.jpg

Evening, Taw Valley

Colin Allbrook RSMA RI

Watercolour
36 x 54 cm (58 x 73 cm framed)
£1,200
Allbrook-Colin-Grey-Misty-Day.jpg

Grey, Misty Day

Colin Allbrook RSMA RI

Watercolour
25 x 36 cm (38 x 48 cm framed)
£595
Allbrook-Colin-Rain-Coming.jpg

Rain Coming

Colin Allbrook RSMA RI

Watercolour
25 x 36 cm (38 x 48 cm framed)
£595
Allbrook-Colin-River-Taw-Summer-Evening.jpg

River Taw, Summer Evening

Colin Allbrook RSMA RI

Watercolour
36 x 54 cm (58 x 73 cm framed)
£1,200
Allbrook-Colin-Swimmers-on-the-River-Taw.jpg

Swimmers on the River Taw

Colin Allbrook RSMA RI

Watercolour
33 x 48 cm (47 x 62 cm framed)
£1,100
Aslin-Roger-Hotel-Twilight.jpg

Hotel (Twilight)

Roger Aslin

Acrylic
65 x 47 cm (84 x 66 cm framed)
£1,600
August-Lillias-Egg-Box-26.5-x-37.5-cm.jpg

Egg Box

Lillias August RI

Watercolour
27 x 38 cm (44 x 54 cm framed)
£800
August-Lillias-Fresh-Root-Veg-29-x-91-cm.jpg

Fresh Root Veg

Lillias August RI

Watercolour
29 x 91 cm (49 x 110 cm framed)
£2,800
August-Lillias-Lockdown-A-Z-97-x-26-cm.jpg

Lockdown A - Z

Lillias August RI

Watercolour
26 x 97 cm (46 x 115 cm framed)
£2,800
August-Lillias-Lung-Tonic-2020-16-x-17-cm.jpg

Lung Tonic 2020

Lillias August RI

Watercolour
17 x 16 cm (34 x 32 cm framed)
£450
August-Lillias-Two-Fat-Pears-19-x-32.5-cm.jpg

Two Fat Pears

Lillias August RI

Watercolour
19 x 33 cm (38 x 50 cm framed)
£800
August-Lillias-Winters-Nest-29-x-26-cm.jpg

Winter's Nest

Lillias August RI

Watercolour
29 x 26 cm (42 x 45 cm framed)
£800
Banning-Paul-Dog-Walking-on-a-Frosty-Morning-Dedham.jpg

Dog Walking on a Frosty Morning, Dedham

Paul Banning RI RSMA

Watercolour
25 x 28 cm (49 x 52 cm framed)
£750
Banning-Paul-Hill-Top-Town-Southern-Alps-France.jpg

Hill Top Town, Southern Alps, France

Paul Banning RI RSMA

Watercolour
70 x 55 cm (84 x 79 cm framed)
£2,000
Banning-Paul-Soft-Light-Lopud-Croatia.jpg

Soft Light Lopud Croatia

Paul Banning RI RSMA

Watercolour
54 x 70 cm (78 x 94 cm framed)
£2,000
Banning-Paul-Walking-the-Dog-Odiham.jpg

Walking the Dog, Odiham

Paul Banning RI RSMA

Watercolour
54 x 75 cm (78 x 99 cm framed)
£2,200
Barton-Sally-On-The-Benches-Broadstairs.jpg

On the Benches, Broadstairs

Sally Barton

Watercolour
19 x 26 cm (35 x 41 cm framed)
£395
Battersby-Hazel-A-Timeless-Rhythm.jpg

A Timeless Rhythm

Hazel Battersby

Mixed media (acrylic, pastel, crayon, charcoal & collage)
35 x 45 cm (50 x 60 cm framed)
£430
Bell-John-The-Boy-In-The-Cake-Shop.jpg

The Boy in the Cake Shop

John Bell

Watercolour
40 x 30 cm (56 x 45 cm framed)
£475
Bernard-Mike-Church-Still-Life-Fowey.jpg

Church Still Life, Fowey

Mike Bernard RI

Mixed media
34 x 34 cm (59 x 59 cm framed)
£1,150
Bernard-Mike-Harbour-Slipway-Salcombe.jpg

Harbour Slipway, Salcombe

Mike Bernard RI

Mixed media
34 x 46 cm (59 x 71 cm framed)
£1,400
Bernard-Mike-Polruan-Flowers.jpg

Polruan Flowers

Mike Bernard RI

Mixed media
34 x 34 cm (59 x 59 cm framed)
£1,150
Bernard-Mike-Salcombe-Harbour.jpg

Salcombe Harbour

Mike Bernard RI

Mixed media
34 x 46 cm (59 x 71 cm framed)
£1,400
Bernard-Mike-Santa-Maria-Della-Salute-Venice.jpg

Santa Maria della Salute, Venice

Mike Bernard RI

Mixed media
23 x 25 cm (48 x 50 cm framed)
£750

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