Patron: Her Majesty the Queen

Honorary Member: HRH the Prince of Wales


fRIends of the RI have just received their first mailing for 2018-19!

This month they have received a 15 page illustrated Newsletter covering a review of our recent annual exhibition at the Mall Galleries; news of magazine publications and exhibitions by both individual RI members and our forthcoming out of town exhibition in Tenby in July; personal accounts by Robin Hazlewood VPRI, Lillias August RI and George Politis RI about their RI collections this year; workshop news and notification of the launch of the very first RI book next year!

fRIends also received a light hearted interview, titled ‘5 Minutes with Jean Noble RI’; an interview with President Rosa Sepple about her studio practice, ‘In the Spotlight…Rosa Sepple PRI’; a step by step watercolour Tutorial by Deborah Walker RI; and a watercolour Competition where the winner will receive a small framed water media painting by one of the members.

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