The Royal Institute of Oil Painters was founded in 1882, promoting and exhibiting work of the highest standard in oil paint. The ROI provides a centre of excellence and encouragement to all who love this robust medium and is based at the Mall Galleries, London SW1.
The ROI Annual Open Exhibition is held annually in November/December when non-members are afforded the opportunity to exhibit alongside established ROI members.
The Royal Institute of Oil Painters and Mall Galleries would like to congratulate all prizewinners at the ROI Annual Exhibition 2023 and give a special thank you to all our prize-givers. The Artist Magazine Award Tom Stevenson ROI, 'Aslstromeria' The Dry Red...
We're really looking forward to this year’s Royal Institute of Oil Painters Annual Exhibition which once again showcases the work of many of the UK’s most exciting young painters alongside the work of more established names. It is an opportunity to gauge the continued...
Members of the ROI met with ROI Friends at a recent paint out event at Fawsley Hill, courtesy of out patron Lady McAlpine. The event was led by Ian Cryer FROI and it was a truly superb day. In addition, ROI members also met up with ROI Friends for an enjoyable day of...
ROI Annual Exhibition
Find out more about the ROI Annual Exhibition which takes place at the Mall Galleries in London. This year’s Royal Institute of Oil Painters Annual Exhibition will be in November (dates to be confirmed) and will once again showcases the work of many of the UK’s most exciting young painters alongside the work of more established names.
Our Friends are very important to the ROI and it is a great way to engage with the society with a selection of events organized annually and exclusively for Friends to spend time with ROI members, such as painting picnics and studio tours to name but a few.
ROI Educational Outreach
Find out more about the exciting and pioneering educational outreach work being done in partnership with schools by our ROI members.