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The British Plein Air Painters is a group of leading contemporary artists who share a passion for painting outdoors in front of the subject, capturing the essence of their surroundings with freshness and energy.

There will be a wide range of styles, subjects and painting mediums on show during the week, and a program of talks, demonstrations and painting days will take place with opportunities to meet and paint with the artists.

The British Plein Air Painters held their debut exhibition in 2018. Colour and Light is their second exhibition and will showcase the latest work by 23 of the countries foremost plein air artists including several members of The Pastel Society, Royal Institute of Oil Painters, the Royal Society of Marine Artists, the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colour and members of the Wapping Group. Mall Galleries is home to many of these societies and recognised as the home of figurative painting in the UK.

Featured artists include:

  • Trevor Chamberlain ROI RSMA WGA
  • Roy Connelly
  • David Curtis ROI VPRSMA
  • Roger Dellar PS RI ROI WGA
  • Tony Dakin
  • Andrew Farmer ROI
  • Felicity House PS
  • Tim King
  • David Pilgrim ROI
  • Valerie Pirlot
  • Rob Pointon ROI
  • Adam Ralston
  • Michael Richardson WGA
  • Andrew Roberts
  • Chris Robinson WGA RIBA
  • Maria Rose
  • Daisy Sims Hilditch
  • Tom Stevenson ROI
  • John Stillman RSMA WGA
  • Haidee-Jo Summers ROI RSMA
  • Mo Teeuw IEA
  • Karl Terry WGA ARSMA
  • John Walsom ROI WGA ARSMA

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Mall Galleries

The Mall, London, SW1Y 5BD

020 7930 6844


Opening times

10am to 5pm during exhibitions. Check the website for details before travelling.

Wheelchair access is currently unavailble.

To ensure that the gallery environment is as safe as possible, we are continuing with the following safety measures:

  • You will need to book a timed ticket online before visiting the gallery
  • We encourage social distancing
  • Gallery Staff will be wearing face coverings unless they are exempt
  • We encourage our visitors to wear face coverings to protect themselves and others unless they are exempt
  • We provide face masks at the gallery reception
  • There will be a one-way system in place
  • There will be hand sanitising points
  • Toilet facilities are cleaned more regularly
  • The café will remain closed for a while longer
  • The bookshop has been condensed and offers a select range of books and gifts
  • Any payments will be by card, contactless where possible
  • To contribute to the government’s Test and Trace system, we will be collecting and storing visitors’ data for 21 days

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