News & events

New exhibition – Peter Wileman FROI and Lucy Mckie ROI

New exhibition – Peter Wileman FROI and Lucy Mckie ROI

​'Counterpoint' is a two person exhibition of contrast and beauty by Peter Wileman FROI RSMA FRSA and Lucy McKie ROI. Friends and both distinguished members of the Royal Insitute of Oil Painters, their work has very little else in common, yet they are strangely...

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Congratulations to our newly elected members!

Congratulations to our newly elected members!

Following recent elections at the ROI AGM we have the great pleasure to announce the following new full members of the ROI: Michael J Ashcroft ROI Julia Hawkins ROI Tom Stevenson ROI We are also delighted that we have four newly elected Associate members. Amanda...

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ROI 2020 Annual Exhibition – Discover more!

ROI 2020 Annual Exhibition – Discover more!

The Royal Institute of Oil Painters and Mall Galleries are hosting some great online events and articles which will allow you to discover more about the current exhibition and some of the ROI members. Video tour of the exhibition with Peter Graham ROI A modern...

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ROI 2020 Annual Exhibition – Prize winners

ROI 2020 Annual Exhibition – Prize winners

The Royal Institute of Oil Painters and Mall Galleries would like to congratulate all prizewinners and give a special thank you to all our prize-givers. The full exhibition can be viewed on the Mall Galleries website. Prize Winner Work The Stanley Grimm Prize (II)...

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ROI 2020 Annual Exhibition – now online

ROI 2020 Annual Exhibition – now online

The Royal Institute of Oil Painters presents this year’s annual exhibition exclusively online. The shows goes on, online, making it easy to browse the exhibition from the comfort and safety of home and buy works at the click of a button. Even better is that sold works...

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Brian Ryder ROI – paintings for this year’s annual show

Brian Ryder ROI – paintings for this year’s annual show

Following on from my Venice paintings I exhibited last year with some success I vowed to exhibit something different this year as I continually strive to explore the world of painting, believing that trying different approaches and subjects you better yourself as a...

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John Walsom ROI – ‘New Landscapes’ exhibition

John Walsom ROI – ‘New Landscapes’ exhibition

John Walsom ROI has a fantastic 'New Landscapes' exhibition running at the Fountain Gallery in East Molesey from July 21st - August 2nd 2020. The gallery is open 11am-5pm, Tuesday-Sunday. Gallery details: The Fountain Gallery, 26 Bridge Road, Hampton Court, East...

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Luis Morris ROI – Wimbledon tennis All-England club project

Luis Morris ROI – Wimbledon tennis All-England club project

Luis Morris ROI has been busy working over the last three years on a project for the All-England Club, Wimbledon, to record the rebuilding of Number 1 court to add a sliding roof. Luis describes what he has been up to: I did something similar for them with Centre...

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Happy 100th birthday – Kathleen Crow ROI

Happy 100th birthday – Kathleen Crow ROI

The ROI would like wish Kathleen Crow ROI a very happy 100th birthday! Kathleen was born in 1920 in Oxton, Nottinghamshire (where she still lives) and studied part time fine art at Nottingham Art College with Ronald Thursby and later with Leslie Goodwin. Kathleen grew...

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Some sad news

Some sad news

It is with great sadness that we report two of our members, Edman O'Aivazian ROI and Tom Wanless ROI, recently passed away. Both were long standing, highly respected members of the society and will be sorely missed. Our thoughts are with their families and friends at...

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