Patron: Her Majesty the Queen

Honorary Member: HRH the Prince of Wales

The home of Watercolour painting since 1831


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Explore our latest programme of forthcoming RI Workshop events for amateur and professional atists in 2016Learn more


The RI thanks the sponsors of the 2016 open exhibition for their generosity and support
Leathersellers Award
Escoda Brushes Barcelona Award
Shenzhen International Biennial Award
John Purcell Paper Prize
Schminke Award
The Cass Art Prize
Winsor & Newton RI Award
Neil Meacher RI Award
Matt Bruce Memorial Award
Debra Manifold Memorial Award
Frank Herring Award
Megan Fitzoliver