Patron: Her Majesty the Queen

Honorary Member: HRH the Prince of Wales

Hanging By A Thread by Lillias August.

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


For information regarding forthcoming exhibitionsLearn more


New Workshops programme planned for 2023.Learn more


The RI thanks the sponsors of the 2021 open exhibition for their generosity and support
Winsor & Newton RI Award
Leathersellers 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