Patron: Her Majesty the Queen (1953-2022)

Honorary Member: HRH King Charles III

fRIends of the RI

If you have enjoyed the 207th exhibition of the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours, why not become a fRIend of the RI? We aim to bring together online, painters in watercolour and art lovers who are interested in the medium. For an annual fee of just £30, fRIends receive a selection of the following benefits 3 times a year:

  • A newsletter, illustrated throughout, that is packed with articles by members’ covering all aspects of their artistic endeavours, forthcoming exhibitions, and news of talks, demonstrations and workshops (fRIends receive 12% discount on all workshop fees)
  • Invitations to Private Views
  • Watercolour tutorials by email
  • Interviews with members
  • Competitions
  • Reviews of art materials, books and equipment
  • A watercolour helpline by email

Image: a collection of images from past newsletters

To become a fRIend of the RI, please contact fRIends secretary Deborah Walker RI RSMA :