The Royal Society of Marine Artists Annual Exhibition is open for submission from 6 April, 12 Noon. 

The RSMA seeks submissions of painting and sculpture that involve the sea and the marine environment, including harbours and shorelines, traditional craft and contemporary shipping, creeks, beaches, wildlife - in short anything that involves tidal water. 

If you are thinking of submitting work to this years RSMA Open Annual Exhibition then the Prize Winners from the 2014 exhibition, listed below, may help you decide what to submit this year. Of the eight prizes awarded last year five were awarded to non-member artists who came through the pre-selection process. 

For more information about how to submit to the Royal Society of Marine Artists visit the Call for Entries page. 

The Artists Magazine Award

Douglas Gray RSMA - Cromer Point

The Charles Pears Award

Jamal Akib - Pull

The Classic Boat Prize

Brian Jones - Lulworth, Mariquita and Moonbeam

The R K Burt Canson And Arches Award

John Lines RSMA - River Tree Departure

The Russell & Chapple Prize

Keith Noble RSMA - Sunset, Rye Harbour

The Sea Pictures Gallery Award

Brian A Collins - Sea Trials II

The Derek Gardner 'Sea and Sky' Award

Robert Grimson - The Kathleen & May in Mounts Bay