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Congratulations to our new Associate members.

Congratulations to our new Associate members.

We have the pleasure of announcing that we have two newly elected Associate members! Well done to Julia Hawkins AROI and Johnny Walsom AROI. It's a great achievement so many congratulations and we're really looking forward to painting and exhibiting together with you...

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ROI 2017 prize winners

ROI 2017 prize winners

The ROI annual show opened with a real buzz of excitement. Philip Mould (BBC's Fake or Fortune) opened the show and presented the prize winners with their awards. Many congratulations to the all the prize winners at this year's outstanding annual ROI exhibition.  ROI...

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ROI Annual Exhibition – 2017

ROI Annual Exhibition – 2017

Royal Institute of Oil Painters Annual Exhibition 2017 The Royal Institute of Oil Painters Annual Exhibition has a well earned reputation for attracting highly exciting young exhibitors, alongside the much admired, more established member artists. This year the trend...

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Talk by Lachlan Goudie ROI

Talk by Lachlan Goudie ROI

Talk by Lachlan Goudie ROI, artist, broadcaster and judge of BBC's The Big Painting Challenge Wednesday 22nd November 2017 1.00 pm to 3.00 pm At the Mall Galleries learning centre ALEXANDER GOUDIE RGI RP 1933 - 2004 Lachlan Goudie's father was one of Scotland's most...

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ROI Paint Live 2017

ROI Paint Live 2017

ROI Paint Live 2017 We're delighted to be running our successful Paint Live competition again this year in association with The Artist magazine and Cass Art. The event takes place on Saturday 2nd December 10am to 5pm and is held at the Mall Galleries, The Mall, London...

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Peter Wileman FROI – solo exhibition

Peter Wileman FROI – solo exhibition

Light Trail A solo exhibition by Peter Wileman FROI RSMA FRSA at the Lime Tree Gallery, Long Melford, Suffolk Opens Saturday 14th October - Peter will be in the gallery from 11am - 3pm Exhibition continues until 7th November.

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Philip James ROI – Colour Workshop

Philip James ROI – Colour Workshop

Philip James ROI will be leading a colour workshop at the Mall Galleries Learning Centre on September 28th. There will be morning and afternoon sessions with demonstration, participation and advice.  Morning 10:30am-1pm OIL Setting the palette Properties of pigments...

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ROI exhibition – M1 Gallery, Greenwich

ROI exhibition – M1 Gallery, Greenwich

Members of The Royal Institute of Oil Painters are staging another exciting exhibition of works at the M1 Fine Art gallery in Greenwich throughout September.  About The Exhibition We all have a favourite subject, whether it be sport, a particular pastime, family or...

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Cass Art – £15,000 of prizes to be won

Cass Art – £15,000 of prizes to be won

Fancy stocking up on your oil painting materials courtesy of Cass Art's summer prizes? The Great Cass Art Summer Giveaway is back for 2017 with over £15,000 of prizes to be won! There’s something for everyone with more than 100 prizes up for grabs from the UK’s...

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Brian Bennett (ROI) at Ninety

Brian Bennett (ROI) at Ninety

To celebrate his 90th birthday Brian Bennett ROI has a retrospective solo exhibition of paintings of the Chilterns in August this year. The exhibition will be at The Chadwick Centre, Berkhamstead School and open to the public from Monday 28th August to Saturday 2nd...

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Natalia Avdeeva: Above and Beyond 20 June-2 July 2017

Natalia Avdeeva: Above and Beyond 20 June-2 July 2017

Hidden vistas, secret coastlines and unexplored beauty spots of the British countryside are revealed in a new series of immersive landscape paintings by the Russian artist Natalia Avdeeva ROI to be held this summer at Bankside Gallery. Avdeeva was born and spent her...

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John Sprakes ROI – exhibition at the Mall Galleries

John Sprakes ROI – exhibition at the Mall Galleries

John Sprakes ROI is currently exhibiting work at the Mall Galleries in London and showcases a cross-section of his recent paintings. Many of the images have been inspired by the landscape along Hadrian's Wall, Northumberland. This stretch of dramatic landscape starts...

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