In the gallery today…

In the gallery today will be two guided tours of the exhibition given by our Vice President Robin Hazlewood, the first at 11.30am, then again at 2.30pm.

A Winsor & Newton Evening Event

A fantastic evening was had last night by all, at the Winsor & Newton ‘Celebration of Water Colour’ held at the Mall Galleries. Visitors and guests had the opportunity  to make their own water colour with Winsor & Newton chemists, see some …

Prize Winners 2018

Prize winning paintings at the 206th RI Exhibition 2018: The Winsor & Newton Award (£3000)                             Mark Elsmore                      …

Painters Question Time

It was a great day yesterday, a very busy ‘Painters Question Time’ with President Rosa Sepple, Vice President Robin Hazlewood, Hon Sec, Lillias August, Chris Forsey and David Parfitt. Another question time next week, Tuesday 17th April 2.30pm with Rosa …

In the gallery today…

From 11am until 4pm Chris Forsey will be painting in the gallery and Ian Sidaway will be showing his sketchbooks Image: Chris Forsey RI painting in the gallery during the 205th Exhibition in 2017

Roger Dellar RI painting portraits in the gallery…

The ever popular Roger Dellar painted not one, but three portraits in watercolour in the gallery yesterday! No preliminary drawing, just straight in with watercolour, building up the layers.                     

Geoffrey Wynne RI paints in the gallery…

Despite the grey skies and rain the gallery was very busy on Sunday 9 April.  Award winning artist Geoffrey Wynne flew in from sunny Spain to give a masterclass to the visiting artists and art lovers.

Painting in the gallery…

On Saturday 7 April David Poxon was painting in the gallery and signing copies of his new book, ‘Watercolour Heart & Soul’

Prize Winners at the 206th RI Exhibition

The Prize Winners were announced at the Private View on 5 April by President Rosa Sepple and presented by Humphrey Ocean RA who went on to perform the official opening. The prize winners are as follows: The Winsor & Newton …