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

Forsey-Christopher-November-Lake.jpg

November Lake

Chris Forsey RI

Acrylic
40 x 55 cm (62 x 78 cm framed)
£1,250
Forsey-Christopher-Spring-And-Rocky-River.jpg

Spring and Rocky River

Chris Forsey RI

Acrylic
28 x 40 cm (52 x 62 cm framed)
£850
Forsey-Christopher-Winter-Colour.jpg

Winter Colour

Chris Forsey RI

Acrylic
24 x 32 cm (41 x 50 cm framed)
£650
Fountain-Cherryl-Boy-With-A-Rabbit.jpg

Boy with a Rabbit

Cherryl Fountain

Watercolour
57 x 57 cm (77 x 75 cm framed)
£2,000
Freer-Roy-Remains to be Seen (web).jpg

Remains to be Seen

Roy Freer RI NEAC ROI (1938-2021)

Watercolour
25 x 30 cm
£550
French-Mari-Last-Of-The-Gold-II.jpg

Last of the Gold (II)

Mari French

Acrylic & ink
47 x 47 cm (60 x 60 cm framed)
£950
García-Fuentes-Vicente-The-Silence.jpg

The Silence

Vicente Garcia Fuentes

Watercolour
38 x 38 cm
£850
Garrod-Katy-Walk-By-The-Coast.jpg

Walk by the Coast

Katy Garrod

Acrylic
21 x 30 cm (39 x 44 cm framed)
£350
Gazetas-Janice-Water-Bouquet.jpg

Water Bouquet

Janice Gazetas

Watercolour
37 x 29 cm (54 x 47 cm framed)
£950
Gleeson-David-In-The-British-Museum.jpg

In the British Museum

David Gleeson

Watercolour
48 x 25 cm (68 x 45 cm framed)
£1,900
Gleeson-David-In-The-Oxford-Museum.jpg

In the Oxford Museum

David Gleeson

Watercolour
46 x 62 cm (67 x 87 cm framed)
£2,200
Gleeson-David-Study.jpg

Study

David Gleeson

Watercolour
34 x 46 cm (54 x 66 cm framed)
£2,200
Gleeson-David-Study-Of-Hanako-In-Blue-Dress.jpg

Study of Hanako in Blue Dress

David Gleeson

Watercolour
63 x 32 cm (83 x 56 cm framed)
£2,200
Goldberg-Anne-English-Rose.jpg

English Rose

Anne Goldberg

Gouache
50 x 40 cm (63 x 53 cm framed)
£1,600
Goran-Raina-Nelsons-Column.jpg

Nelson's Column

Raina Goran

Acrylic & collage
29 x 27 cm (47 x 45 cm framed)
£650
Goran-Raina-The-Mall.jpg

The Mall

Raina Goran

Acrylic & collage
32 x 44 cm (50 x 62 cm framed)
£800
Gotoh-Isaku-Emerging-Light.jpg

Emerging Light

Isaku Gotoh

Watercolour & gouache
30 x 30 cm (31 x 31 cm framed)
£360
Graa-Jensen-Lisa-Dreaming-Of-Spring.jpg

Dreaming of Spring

Lisa Graa Jensen RI

Acrylic inks
19 x 19 cm (39 x 39 cm framed)
£500
Graa-Jensen-Lisa-Feeding-The-Ducks.jpg

Feeding the Ducks

Lisa Graa Jensen RI

Acrylic inks
29 x 31 cm (49 x 50 cm framed)
£850
Graa-Jensen-Lisa-Pannage-2020.jpg

Pannage 2020

Lisa Graa Jensen RI

Acrylic inks
24 x 27 cm (44 x 48 cm framed)
£750
Graa-Jensen-Lisa-Percy.jpg

Percy

Lisa Graa Jensen RI

Acrylic inks
24 x 25 cm (43 x 43 cm framed)
£600
Graa-Jensen-Lisa-Terns-On-The-River.jpg

Terns on the River

Lisa Graa Jensen RI

Acrylic inks
29.5 x 27 cm (49 x 45 cm framed)
£750
Graa-Jensen-Lisa-White-Doves-II.jpg

White Doves II

Lisa Graa Jensen RI

Acrylic inks
29 x 31 cm (49 x 51 cm framed)
£850
Graham-Robbie-The-Fate-Of-Our-Earth-Is-In-Your-Hands.jpg

The Fate of our Earth is in Your Hands

Robbie Graham

Acrylic
91 x 71 cm (94 x 74 cm framed)
£8,000
Granville-Sarah-Plot-54.jpg

Plot 54

Sarah Granville

Gouache
18 x 24 cm (30 x 38 cm framed)
£480

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