News & events

Congratulations to our newly elected members!

Congratulations to our newly elected members!

We have the great pleasure to announce that John Walsom has been elected a full member of the ROI.  Many congratulations! We are also delighted that we have two newly elected Associate members. Well done to Andrew Farmer AROI and Rob Pointon AROI. It's a great...

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ROI 2018 Prize Winners

ROI 2018 Prize Winners

The ROI 2018 annual show opened to a packed private view on Tuesday 27th November.  Many congratulations to the all the prize winners at this year's outstanding annual ROI exhibition.  ROI 2018 prizewinners The Artist Magazine Award - Frederick Coppin  Frederick...

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Peter Wileman – ‘A Personal View’

Peter Wileman – ‘A Personal View’

Peter Wileman FROI RSMA has a new exhibition with Thompson's gallery in London from November 7th-24th. The show delivers an exciting new body of work depicting London, New York and more.

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AGBI  – Raffle of Paintings

AGBI – Raffle of Paintings

AGBI The Artists’ General Benevolent Institution Helping Professional Artists for over 200 years This year the Royal Institute of Oil Painters will be raffling three wonderful oil paintings by its members in order to raise funds for this important charity. The three...

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ROI Paint Live 2018

ROI Paint Live 2018

Come and take part in the Royal Institute of Oil Painters annual Paint Live competition, a friendly and engaging event where you will have the day to create a painting within a half mile of Mall Galleries. This area includes some of London's most iconic places: Big...

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Johnny Walsom AROI – solo exhibition

Johnny Walsom AROI – solo exhibition

Johnny Walsom AROI is currently holding a solo exhibition at the Fountain Gallery near Hampton Court which runs until September 2nd. The exhibition features plein air and bigger studio pieces with over 50 paintings on show, painted in London, Norfolk, Devon, Cornwall,...

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Graham Webber ROI IEA Solo show

Graham Webber ROI IEA Solo show

Graham Webber ROI has a solo show running from 14 July - 5 August 2018 at Thompson's Gallery, Aldeburgh. The exhibition features recent paintings from East Anglia and beyond is now available to view online on the Thompsons Gallery website. You are warmly invited to...

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New ROI President and ROI Vice President

New ROI President and ROI Vice President

At the recent ROI AGM at the Mall Galleries in London our out-going President Ian Cryer handed over the reins to Tim Benson who is elected as the new President of the ROI.  We say a huge thank you to Ian for all that he has done for the society during his tenure and...

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Philip James ROI Figure Painting with model (workshop)

Philip James ROI Figure Painting with model (workshop)

Philip James ROI will be holding a workshop 'Figure painting with the model' at the Mall Galleries (Learning Centre) on June 27th, 10:30am-4pm Workshop overview Philip James ROI will guide you through methods of observation and description, Mapping the Human;...

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Philip James ROI The Secret Life of Objects (workshop)

Philip James ROI The Secret Life of Objects (workshop)

Philip James ROI will be holding a workshop 'The Secret Life of Objects' at the Mall Galleries (Learning Centre) on July 19th, 10:30am-4pm Workshop overview You can work in oil, acrylic and watercolour, bring your own materials. Philip James ROI will guide you through...

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Philip James ROI Painting a Portrait (workshop)

Philip James ROI Painting a Portrait (workshop)

Philip James ROI will be holding a workshop 'Painting a Portrait' at the Mall Galleries (Learning Centre) on September 24th, 10:30am-4pm Workshop overview Philip James ROI will guide you through methods of observation and description, Mapping the Human; character and...

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Philip James ROI ‘Completing the Portrait’ (workshop)

Philip James ROI ‘Completing the Portrait’ (workshop)

Philip James ROI will be holding a workshop 'Completing the Portrait' at the Mall Galleries (Learning Centre) on September 25th, 10:30am-4pm Workshop overview Selective focus: Refining parts – eyes, mouth, jaw, hair, clothes. A final assessment with individual...

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