Born London 1952, Colin Merrin studied at Maidstone College of Art, Kingston University, University of London, Institute of Education. Elected as a member of the Royal Watercolour Society in 2009, he lives and works in Southsea, Hampshire

Recent and Forthcoming Exhibitions


Bankside Gallery, London. ‘Water, Paper, Paint’ March 24th – April 22nd
Carre d’artistes, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Urban Landscapes


New Forest Centre, Lyndhurst, Hants, (November 16th – January 8th 2017)
Atelier Pete Codling, Southsea, Hants. ‘Sea’ (June 17th – July 31st 2016)
Canvas Gallery, Winchester, Hants
Bankside Gallery, London ‘Mini Pics’
Bankside Gallery, London ‘Made in Colour’
Atelier Pete Codling, Southsea, Hants ‘Le Reve’
Kennaway House, Sidmouth, Devon
Carre d’artistes, Doha, Qatar


Wykeham Gallery, Stockbridge, Hants
Dolby Gallery, Oundle, Northants
Bankside Gallery, London ‘Watercolour Etc’
Atelier Pete Codling, Southsea ‘Depiction5’
Smith and Williamson, Salisbury, Wilts


‘Created in Portsmouth’, Open Studio, October 17th -19th First Floor Studio, 114 Waverley Road, Southsea, Hants PO5 2PS
Rosemoor RHS, Devon
The Gallery, Cork Street, London W1 ‘United Society of Artists Open Exhibition’
Bankside Gallery ‘Off the Wall’
Kunstgalerie, Carre d’artistes. Passage 16, AD 2511, the Hague, Netherlands
Stark Gallery, Canterbury
Dolby Gallery, Oundle, Northants


Bankside Gallery ‘The Mini Picture Show’
Brighton Art Fair
Bankside Gallery, Watercolour Now
Dolby Gallery, Oundle, Northamptonshire
Riverside Gallery, Barnes, London ‘Land, Sea and Sky’
Young Gallery, Salisbury ‘RWS Spring Exhibition’
Bankside Gallery, London RWS Spring Exhibition
Pelham House, Lewes A Day in the Life of Pelham House Artist in Residence
Gallerytop, Matlock, Derbyshire ‘Landscapes’
Bell Fine Art, Winchester
Stark Gallery, Canterbury
Affordable Art Fair 2012, London (with Bell Fine Art)
Bankside Gallery, London RWS. Mini Picture Show
Bankside Gallery, London. RWS Spring Exhibition
Stark Gallery, Canterbury.
Bell Fine Art, Winchester
Riverside Gallery, London
The Art Centre, Portsmouth
Carre d’artistes, London
Coach House Gallery. Alfriston,
Bankside Gallery, London Picturing Britain
Pelham House, Lewes. Skies and Downland 15th November – January 8th
Hop Gallery, Lewes, Half Wild and Wholly Tame
Foundry Gallery, Lewes Artists United
Artwave, Lansdown Gallery, Lewes,
Gallery North, Hailsham,
Royal Cornwall Museum, Royal Watercolour Society Autumn Exhibition, Truro
Bankside Gallery, Royal Watercolour Society Spring Exhibition
Lansdown Gallery, Lewes, East Sussex
Museo della Carta e della Filigrana, Fabriano, Italy
Bankside Gallery, London. Royal Watercolour Society Spring Exhibition.
Webbs Road Fine Art, London
Bankside Gallery, Royal Watercolour Society, Autumn Exhibition
Brighton Art Fair
Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, West Sussex St Joseph’s Open
Artwave Open Studios, Lewes, East Sussex
Riverside Gallery, London
Glasgow Arts Club, Scotland
Webbs Road Fine Art, London
Bankside Gallery, London. The Royal Watercolour Society Autumn Exhibition 2009
Bankside Gallery, Mall Galleries, London. High Watermark RWS/RI 2009
Galerie Carre d’artistes, Paris
St Stephens Arts Festival, London
Bankside Gallery, London. The Royal Watercolour Society Spring Exhibition
Mall Galleries, London. The Royal Society of British Artists2008
Webbs Road Fine Art, London
Windsor Contemporary Art Fair
Apple Gallery, Surrey
Neil Graham Gallery, Brentwood, Essex
Manchester Buy Art Fair with Webbs Road Fine Art
Brighton Art Fair
Untitled Art Fair, London
Battersea Contemporary Art Fair, London
Hicks Gallery, London