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.

 

 

RWS Video

The Challenge of Watercolour with Mike Chaplin
Watch The Challenge of Watercolour with Mike Chaplin

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THE RWS BLOG

Read the Royal Watercolour Society’s Blog and keep up to date with the latest activities of the society, our artists, exhibitions, workshops, lectures and the world of watercolour