Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Double Award win for Dennis Syrett.

Dennis Syrett, fellow of the ROI and former President of the Institute was
delighted to be awarded the Cuneo Medal at the Private View of the Annual
Exhibition of the Society of Equestrian Artists, now showing at the Menier
Gallery, London. The medal named to commemorate Sir Terence Cuneo OBE,CVO
is presented for the most meritorious group of works voted by the society
members. Dennis was also honoured to win this year’s Classic Boat Award at
the recent Society of Marine Artists’ annual exhibition at the Mall
Galleries. Well done Dennis!
Dennis Syrett pictured demonstrating at an ROI Masterclass day.

Monday, 26 November 2012

ROI Annual Exhibition

An event not to be missed is the annual ROI Exhibition at London"s Mall Galleries.
Wed 12 - Sun 23 December 2012, 10am to 5pm (closes 1pm on final day)
The exhibition showcases the best in contemporary oil painting in Britain. A number of valuable prizes and awards will be offered by the Institute this year, including the Phyllis Roberts Award for a promising oil painter and the Winsor & Newton Painting Award for an artist under 35 years of age.
Admission £2.50, £1.50 concessions (Free to FBA Friends, National Art Pass holders and under 16s)

There will also be artist demonstrations taking  place in the gallery during the run of the exhibition and are free with the admission price.

Wednesday 12 December, 2pm
Oil painting demonstration by Ian Cryer
Monday 17 December, 2pm
Oil painting demonstration by Roger Dellar
Monday 17 December, 6pm to 9pm
Art Event Evening
An opportunity to paint alongside ROI members from a selection of three models.
Tickets £10 or £7 for spectators. Call 020 7930 6844 or email:info@mallgalleries.com to book (early booking is advised).
Wednesday 19 December, 2pm
Oil painting demonstration by Tim Benson
Here are two pictures included in this year's exhibition by ROI President Peter Wileman.

Paintings from the
exhibition can be viewed and purchased online at

Friday, 9 November 2012

ROI Members' Exhibition

George Devlin ROI, Peter Graham ROI  and Hazel Nagl  - 3 Scottish painters are on show this Autumn at Whittington Fine Art  26 Hart Street Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire.

It opens on 11th November running until 24th November 2012. It's a  showcase of modern day pioneering  Scottish painting including  recent oils by two ROI members  Peter Graham and George Devlin alongside mixed media work by  Hazel Nagl, member of the Royal Glasgow Institute. Not to be missed!

Illustrated 'Maturing Sun, Iona' 25 x 26 inches oil on canvas Peter Graham ROI