20 May 2021 to 29 May 2021

11am to 4pm

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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.

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Selected Works

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

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Plot 66

Sarah Granville

Gouache
18 x 26 cm (30 x 38 cm framed)
£480
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Conscience XI

Steven Allan Griffiths RI

Watercolour
42 x 42 cm (72 x 70 cm framed)
£1,800
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Continuance

Steven Allan Griffiths RI

Watercolour
38 x 62 cm (63 x 76 cm framed)
£1,800
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Ditorium V

Steven Allan Griffiths RI

Watercolour
31 x 18 cm (50 x 39 cm framed)
£690
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Impuissant II

Steven Allan Griffiths RI

Watercolour
59 x 42 cm (90 x 70 cm framed)
£3,200
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Semblance VIII

Steven Allan Griffiths RI

Watercolour
42 x 42 cm (72 x 70 cm framed)
£1,800
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Winter Jewel

Candida Groom

Watercolour
18 x 15 cm (21 x 19 cm framed)
£410
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Self Pouring Cream Jug (Pat. Pending)

Tim Gustard

Acrylic
36 x 18 cm (62 x 44 cm framed)
£5,600
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Mary Seacole

Habib Hajallie

Ink
34 x 27 cm (38 x 30 cm framed)
£4,000
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Resurrection 1

Whitney-Jade Halsted

Watercolour
33 x 24 cm (41 x 32 cm framed)
£950
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Crystalised Memory

Yixin Han

Watercolour
42 x 30 cm (45 x 33 cm framed)
£350
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Kintsugi - Antique Bowl

Louise Harding

Watercolour & pencil
21 x 16 cm (38 x 30 cm framed)
£350
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Pennypeaches

Jack Haslam

Watercolour & ink
30 x 21 cm (50 x 41 cm framed)
£400
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Someone Everyone

Jack Haslam

Watercolour
40 x 29 cm (60 x 49 cm framed)
£550
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Sunflowers

Jack Haslam

Watercolour
55 x 40 cm (75 x 60 cm framed)
£650
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Sandsfoot Willow Flare

Frances Hatch

Watercolour, beach debris & earth pigments
16 x 43 cm (29 x 56 cm framed)
£730
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Harbour Blues

Robin Hazlewood RI

Watercolour & white gouache
31 x 31 cm (49 x 49 cm framed)
£535
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Harbour in Sunlight, St Martin de Ré

Robin Hazlewood RI

Watercolour & white gouache
31 x 31 cm (49 x 49 cm framed)
£535
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Harbour with Orange Roofs, St Martin de Ré

Robin Hazlewood RI

Watercolour & white gouache
31 x 31 cm (49 x 49 cm framed)
£535
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Harbour, St Peter Port, Guernsey

Robin Hazlewood RI

Watercolour & white gouache
31 x 31 cm (49 x 49 cm framed)
£535
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Masts, St Peter Port, Guernsey 

Robin Hazlewood RI

Watercolour & white gouache
31 x 31 cm (49 x 49 cm framed)
£535
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St Martin de Ré, Three Tall Masts

Robin Hazlewood RI

Watercolour & white gouache
31 x 31 cm (49 x 49 cm framed)
£535
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Mokoia Island

Nicki Heenan

Watercolour, ink & collage
25 x 20 cm (35 x 30 cm framed)
£420
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She Swam To Her Lover

Nicki Heenan

Watercolour, ink, pastel & collage
25 x 20 cm (35 x 30 cm framed)
£420
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Clean for Covid

Nathaniel Hornsby

Watercolour & bleach
54 x 38 cm (74 x 60 cm framed)
£1,600

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