Patron: Her Majesty the Queen (1953-2022)

Honorary Member: HRH King Charles III

The home of Watercolour painting since 1831



‘THEN AND NOW’, a 170 page hardback book covering the history of the RI and its current Members is available now.Learn more






Enter the RI Annual Exhibition 2024 now.



RI Coronation Award

The RI Coronation Award for students aged 11 to 18.Learn more



Workshops programme for 2023.Learn more


The RI thanks the sponsors of the 2024 open exhibition for their generosity and support
Winsor & Newton RI Award
RI Young Artists Award
The President's Choice Award
John Purcell Paper Prize
The Schmincke Prize
The Baohong Artists' Watercolour Paper Prizes
Frank Herring Award
Megan Fitzoliver
The Cass Art Prize
Escoda Brushes Barcelona Award
The James Fletcher-Watson RI Award
The Chaoshan Watercolour Award
Debra Manifold Memorial Award
Richard Plincke RI Prize For Colour
Anthony J Lester Art Critic Award
Dry Red Press
Michael Harding London