Friends of the ROI
The friends of the ROI program will offer you the opportunity to keep up-to-date with the Institute via newsletters, painting days and ROI master classes held around the country. As a friend you will be supporting the society in its remit to encourage and promote the oil medium within the field of contemporary art. There is an annual subscription of £30. For your subscription :
- You will receive the ROI Newsletter
- The chance to participate in regional workshops at a reduced rate
- Priority booking on all workshops
- Reduced rates for regional Masterclass sessions
- A chance to meet and work with members of the ROI
- Visits to Members’ studios
- Free admission and catalogue to the Royal Institute of Oil Painters Annual Exhibition
Membership enquiries to:
Linda Alexander ROI
31 Algar Road, Old Isleworth, Middsx TW7 7AG.
For ROI Friends events 2021 – watch this space!
Picnic and paint day in London (Green Park), July 2021
A thoroughly enjoyable day was had by all in Green Park, London. Members present included Linda Alexander, Roger Dellar, Tim Benson, Adebanji Alad, Amanda Coleman and Roger Ferrin.
Picnic and paint day in Yorkshire, July 2021
Wortley Hall in South Yorkshire provided a stunning backdrop for a paint out. ROI members attending included David Curtis, Andrew Farmer, Haidee-Jo Summers and Michael Ashcroft.
Workshop with Linda Alexander ROI, May 2019
At Linda’s studio in Old Isleworth, Middlesex. STILL LIFE PAINTING IN OIL This was a wonderful opportunity to paint with Linda and learn some new methods.
Plein air and BBQ day with Roger Dellar ROI, May 2019
A plein air landscape painting day exclusively for ROI members and friends at the Devils Punchbowl /Hindhead Common in Surrey in May. The sociable painting day concluded with a BBQ at Roger’s studio, kindly hosted by Roger and his wife Lyn.
ROI members and friends summer picnic, July 2019
Members present included Roger Dellar, Linda Alexander, Haidee-Jo Summers, Luis Morris and Alice Hall.
Painting workshop at Morston Quay, Norfolk, July 2019
The ROI and IEA are joined together to run a painting day at Morston on the North Norfolk Coast. Morston is a small village on the North Norfolk Coast west of Blakeney. Haidee-Jo-Summers ROI, Brian Ryder ROI IEA, Graham Webber ROI IEA, Bob Brandt IEA , Mo Teeuw IEA and Jane Hodgson were on hand throughout the day to offer help and tuition.
David Curtis ROI painted a demonstration of a chosen scene on location during the day.
Visit to the studio of Naomi Alexander ROI, July 2019
We have an opportunity for a small group of friends of the ROI to visit the studio of member Naomi Alexander in the Kenwood area of Hampstead. The stunning museum and gardens of Kenwood House are nearby so you may like to spend the day exploring the local attractions before going on to the studio where you will be welcomed by Naomi. The nearest tube station is East Finchley.