INTRODUCING THE RWS

The Royal Watercolour Society represents the finest contemporary watercolour painting in Britain. The Society is the centre of excellence for water based media on paper, which allows for a diverse and interesting range of approaches to the medium of watercolour.

The RWS mounts two major exhibitions each year at Bankside Gallery, and regularly shows at other venues around the country. RWS exhibitions reflect the variety of exciting and eclectic work being produced by our Members. Whether artist, student, art lover or collector you will find much of interest here.

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The Society is a Centre for Excellence for work in water-based media on paper, which allows for a diverse and interesting range of work. For more information click here.

 

 

Now On;  Autumn Exhibition: Watercolour Secrets

Shore Uncovered
Rice Bowl
Seedling
Patchwork in Blue
Practising
Top of the World
Training
Couple at Innisfree
Chair Partnership
Bag Handle Landscape
The Recycled World
Shanghai Masked Rider
Shakespeare Cliffs, Dover
A Day in May
Orange Composition
Untitled Coloured Shapes
Red Shape Dance
Haus des Lehrers, Berlin
Evening Light
Near Malpass
The Road to Salen
Five in Paradise
No.2, April 8, 2014
No.3, May 27, 2014
Floral 3, 2014
Study 2
Late Summer Flowers
Pink Table
Souvenir
St Ives Window
Cornfield, Travebank
White Marker, Balhousie
1962 Chester
Lunch Time
New Gates
Our Dog Mimi
Carn Trefeiddan
Cliffs near Caerfai
Gwadn
Looking West from Pen Dinas
Coast
Garden Entrance
Music Man
Red Ball
Dresser
Birds Rising Over a Lake
The Company of Extroverts
The Lawn
Single Lily
The Buttress
Barge, Regent's Canal London
216th Street, New York
The Barn in Winter
The Garden in Winter
Heart of the Annapurnas, Nepal
First Sunlight on Annapurna South, Nepal
More Glorious Cabbages
Behind the Shed
September in Umbria
Autumn Trees in the Park
Fences
Venetian Life
Woodbridge Sheds
Beach
Amadablam Glacier, Nepal
Moored Yachts and Bathers, Lyme Regis
Into the Light, Lyme Regis
Two Jacobs
Crossing the Brook, Winsham
Wilmington Square, London
Resting Runner
Summer Sunset
Storm Clouds
Duke Meadows
Old Bob's Fishing Hut, Walberswick
3 October - 1 November 2014
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