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

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Elliston-Will-After-The-Rain-On-Av.-Del-Paral·lel.jpg

After the Rain on Av. del Parallel

William Elliston

Watercolour & pencil
29 x 20 cm (43 x 33 cm framed)
£750
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Comte d'Urgell, Barcelona

William Elliston

Watercolour & pencil
29 x 20 cm (43 x 33 cm framed)
£650
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Always on my Mind

Mark Elsmore RI

Watercolour & gouache
28 x 36 cm (43 x 50 cm framed)
£650
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Restricting the Field

Mark Elsmore RI

Watercolour & gouache
40 x 51 cm (60 x 70 cm framed)
£1,200
Elsmore-Mark-That-Time-Of-Year.jpg

That Time of Year

Mark Elsmore RI

Watercolour & gouache
24 x 57 cm (38 x 70 cm framed)
£900
Elsmore-Mark-The-Primrose-And-The-Septic-Tank.jpg

The Primrose and the Septic Tank

Mark Elsmore RI

Watercolour & gouache
29 x 41 cm (38 x 50 cm framed)
£850
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We'll Meet Again

Mark Elsmore RI

Watercolour & gouache
41 x 27 cm (50 x 36 cm framed)
£650
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Whitty Lane

Mark Elsmore RI

Watercolour & gouache
29 x 36 cm (44 x 50 cm framed)
£650
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Afghan Jacket

Pauline Fazakerley RI

Pure watercolour
47 x 34 cm (79 x 64 cm framed)
£1,500
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Blue Space

Pauline Fazakerley RI

Pure watercolour
52 x 33 cm (84 x 63 cm framed)
£1,500
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By the Window

Pauline Fazakerley RI

Pure watercolour
25 x 34 cm (44 x 50 cm framed)
£450
Fazakerley-Pauline-Nesting.jpg

Nesting

Pauline Fazakerley RI

Pure watercolour
24 x 19 cm (42 x 36 cm framed)
£900
Fazakerley-Pauline-Putti-Sicily.jpg

Putti, Sicily

Pauline Fazakerley RI

Pure watercolour
25 x 14 cm (46 x 35 cm framed)
£450
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Red

Pauline Fazakerley RI

Pure watercolour
50 x 33 cm (82 x 63 cm framed)
£1,500
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Solidarity

Denise Findlay

Watercolour
51 x 36 cm (102 x 86 cm framed)
£1,200
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Evening Light

Felicity Flutter

Watercolour & pencil
29 x 31 cm (48 x 48 cm framed)
£1,850
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Golden Light

Felicity Flutter

Watercolour & pencil
21 x 40 cm (38 x 57 cm framed)
£1,650
Flutter-Felicity-Rise-and-Fall.jpg

Rise and Fall

Felicity Flutter

Watercolour & pencil
21 x 40 cm (38 x 57 cm framed)
£1,850
Flutter-Felicity-Rock-Fall.jpg

Rock Fall

Felicity Flutter

Watercolour & Nero pencil
29 x 31 cm (48 x 48 cm framed)
£2,125
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Autumn Glory

Wayne Ford

Watercolour
25 x 38 cm (47 x 60 cm framed)
£1,400
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In the Meantime

Wayne Ford

Watercolour
25 x 38 cm (47 x 60 cm framed)
£1,400
Forgan-John-Edinburgh-Castle.jpg

Edinburgh Castle

John Forgan

Mixed media
51 x 36 cm (78 x 60 cm framed)
£1,200
Forsey-Christopher-January-Silhouettes.jpg

January Silhouettes

Chris Forsey RI

Acrylic
28 x 40 cm (52 x 62 cm framed)
£850
Forsey-Christopher-Mist-And-Pink-Thistles.jpg

Mist and Pink Thistles

Chris Forsey RI

Mixed media
40 x 55 cm (62 x 78 cm framed)
£1,250
Forsey-Christopher-Misty-Morning.jpg

Misty Morning

Chris Forsey RI

Mixed media
24 x 32 cm (41 x 50 cm framed)
£650

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