The Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours is one of the oldest societies of professional watercolour painters. The aims of the society are: to promote painting in watercolours; to encourage the use and development of water based mediums and to present the work of its best exponents in its annual exhibitions. The RI is based in London but its members come from all over the UK and beyond.
The exhibition of members' paintings at Lloyds Register in the City of London has ended. However you can continue to view a selection of paintings from the show by clicking here... or by clicking on the photo of the Private View evening (left)
The RI has a new President, Andy Wood, who was elected at the society's AGM in April 2014 read more....
A full list of the 2014 Awards can be seen here... The winners were announced at the Private View at the Mall Galleries, London in April 2014.The painting on the left is by Robin Hazlewood winner of the 2014 Turner Medal.