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ROI Friends event – Portsmouth

ROI Friends event – Portsmouth

The ROI recently hosted a painting event for Friends of the ROI at Portsmouth Harbour. Roger Dellar ROI, PS, RI led a day's painting for Friends of the ROI at Portsmouth Harbour on Saturday 7 May.  ROI members Luis Morris ROI and John Walsom ROI RSMA were also in...

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Brian Bennett FROI – an exhibition celebrating 95 years!

Brian Bennett FROI – an exhibition celebrating 95 years!

Brian Bennett FROI (a former President of the ROI) is celebrating his 95th year with an exhibition of small paintings in Berkhamsted Civic Centre this May.   The exhibition will run from May 22nd - May 25th 10.00am - 4.30pm. The Private View is on Sunday May 22nd to...

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Some very sad news

Some very sad news

It is with enormous sadness that we have to report Derek Daniells AROI recently passed away after a short illness. He will be sorely missed by us all and our thoughts are very much with his family and friends at this difficult time. Rest in peace Derek.    

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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: Amanda Coleman ROI Benjamin Hope ROI We are also delighted that we have four newly elected Associate members. Frances Bell AROI Tom Marsh AROI...

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ROI Paint Live Event 2021

ROI Paint Live Event 2021

We all had a fantastic day at the ROI Paint Live 2021 despite the inclement weather. Thanks to everyone who attended! There were around 60 artists who braved the elements. The judges were ROI members Julia Hawkins, Natalia Avdeeva and Ian Cryer. First prize went to...

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ROI 2021 Annual Exhibition – Prize winners

ROI 2021 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 Art Academy Portrait Prize Belinda Wrigley - 'Scarlet Clouds' The opportunity for a student at The Art Academy...

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ROI 2021 Annual Exhibition

ROI 2021 Annual Exhibition

'Dawn Hoar Frost' By Nicholas Verrall ROI The Royal Institute of Oil Painters presents this year’s annual exhibition which opens to the public at the Mall Galleries in central London on November 24th and runs until December 5th. The exhibition showcases the work of...

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ROI 2021 Annual Exhibition – Discover more!

ROI 2021 Annual Exhibition – Discover more!

The Royal Institute of Oil Painters and Mall Galleries are hosting some great events as part of this year's annual exhibition. Tour of the exhibition with Peter Graham ROI Date: Thursday 25th November A modern tradition of the Royal Institute of Oil Painters Annual...

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New exhibition & video tour – Greg Mason AROI

New exhibition & video tour – Greg Mason AROI

Greg Mason AROI has a wonderful new exhibition for 2021 which focuses on landscape paintings in Mallorca. Being locked down in Mallorca in 2021 was a gift for landscape artist Greg Mason - giving rise to a collection of works exploring the theme 'Elements', focusing...

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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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