I’m very pleased to confirm my participation in the Royal Institute of Oil Painters Annual Open Exhibition 2022. This will be the third year consecutively that I’ve been accepted into this prestigious exhibition and will once again be exhibiting alongside established ROI members some of which have been huge influence in my work. This year I have two oil paintings on display. Both are paintings which were created en plein air during my many trips to London in 2021 and 2022.
The Royal Institute of Oil Painters is the only major British art Society that promotes and exhibits work of the highest standard exclusively in the Oils. The ROI provides a centre of excellence and encouragement to all who love this robust medium and is based at the Mall Galleries, London SW1. It is one of the 9 member societies that form the Federation of British Artists and holds its meetings in the Federation’s Mall Galleries, next to Trafalgar Square.
The Royal Institute of Oil Painters, was founded in 1882, and was granted royal status by King Edward VII in 1909. The Institute is confined to about 65 elected members and includes many of the leading artists in the country. It encompasses all styles and techniques which is a tradition that goes back to its inauguration.