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ROI Annual Exhibition 2015 – browse online

ROI Annual Exhibition 2015 – browse online

With the Royal Institute of Oil Painters Annual Exhibition rapidly approaching, you can have a preview of the show by visiting the Mall Galleries website. Work is now available to browse and buy online....

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ROI Annual Exhibition 2015

ROI Annual Exhibition 2015

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 will continue, with new artists and new discoveries...

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Cornish Painting Weekend

Cornish Painting Weekend

The ROI will be holding a painting weekend from Friday 2nd to Sunday the 4th October. This will be for members and Friends of the ROI and we will be painting in Polperro, Polruan and staying in Looe. This will be an informal and sociable weekend were we can share our...

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Peter Wileman – “Into the Light”, Solo Exhibition

Peter Wileman – “Into the Light”, Solo Exhibition

Posted on August 23, 2015Peter Wileman – Into the Light – Solo Exhibition, Bristol Sept 5 – 30 Originally known as one of the UK’s foremost painters of representational marine work, Peter Wileman has taken something of a change of direction in recent years. In a...

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ROI Friends and Members Painting Day on August 22nd

ROI Friends and Members Painting Day on August 22nd

Posted on August 6, 2015On Saturday 22nd August the ROI will be having a Friends and Members painting day at Saltford, near Bath. It will be a group painting day so you are welcome to come along to join us and take part! The day will start at 10:00 am, and we will be...

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ROI represented at AGBI Event

ROI represented at AGBI Event

Posted on July 10, 2015On Tuesday 7th July three ROI members were invited by the AGBI to the Royal Academy in London to celebrate fundraising efforts by nominated stewards for the current year. David Pilgrim ROI was nominated as this year’s steward for the ROI and...

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Domesticity – An exhibition of Interiors by Naomi Alexander

Domesticity – An exhibition of Interiors by Naomi Alexander

Posted on July 5, 2015Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead from 25th July until 31st October. (Private Preview Tuesday 28th July 2015, 6-8pm) In 2013, Naomi Alexander was invited to exhibit her work at the Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead. To coincide with the exhibition, she...

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Wonderful ROI Painting day in London

Wonderful ROI Painting day in London

Posted : April 20th 2015The ROI held a fascinating London Studio Event on 18th April, lead by President Ian Cryer and by kind invitation of Philip James ROI and Ken Howard RA ROI. The day was for both members and friends of the ROI and started with a group painting...

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Ken Howard RA ROI and Philip James ROI Studio Day

Ken Howard RA ROI and Philip James ROI Studio Day

Posted on April 12, 2015There is still time for you to book your place on our exciting London painting and Studio day, which takes place on Saturday 18th April. You can join us to paint or watch us work as we visit the Islington Studio of Philip James ROI, and in the...

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Tim Benson and Lachlan Goudie “New Paintings” Exhibition

Tim Benson and Lachlan Goudie “New Paintings” Exhibition

Posted on March 25, 2015Taking place at the Mall Galleries until March 28th is an exhibition of work by Tim Benson VPROI and Lachlan Goudie ROI. The show features a range of new paintings by both artists including portraiture, nudes and still life. Both Lachlan and...

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June Mendoza AO OBE ROI RP Recent Projects

June Mendoza AO OBE ROI RP Recent Projects

Posted on March 7, 2015June Mendoza is one of our most prolific and highly respected portrait painters. She has been revelling in her most recent projects and shares this with us in her own words. “A portrait of opera’s Danielle de Niese painted at my beloved...

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