Mall Galleries Blog

Applications are now open for the 2019 John Busby Seabird Drawing Course Bursary. Read about the impact it has had on the 2018 bursary winners.
Posted by Liberty Rowley on Mon, 2018-10-22 12:40
Ben Woodhams SWLA documents the passage of a year on the Danish island of Bornholm, with 52 walks and painting sessions covering the entire coast.
Posted by Liberty Rowley on Mon, 2018-10-22 12:30
SWLA member Christopher Wallbank shares his experiences of travelling to North India to paint the urban Black Kites of Delhi.
Posted by Liberty Rowley on Mon, 2018-10-22 12:10
Blog Post. TURVEY. Simon. Barn Owl 2015 Commission.jpg
We were recently approached by a client who had seen and fallen in love with a work by Simon Turvey SWLA which had sold before she could purchase it. Commissioning an artwork allows art lovers to purchase a painting in a similar vein to one that they might have missed out on buying in the gallery. However it adds something...
Posted by Anna Bromwich on Sun, 2018-10-21 12:20
An ice-cool project for The Pension Insurance Corporation.
Posted by Liam Kilby on Sat, 2018-10-20 15:45
Our members and exhibitors find inspiration all around the coast of this incredible Island, from the northern shores of Scotland to the farthest tip of Cornwall. Much of the coastline of Britain is represented here; each place has its own unique qualities and characteristics which are so ably depicted in the work on show.
Posted by Liam Kilby on Fri, 2018-10-05 11:02
Hong Kong Harbour, 1849 by Geoff Hunt.jpg
With a wealth of experience commissioning maritime paintings, Mall Galleries Art Consultants match you with some of the best marine artists in the country to help you realise your project. Maritime painting is a genre that depicts ships, or an element of seafaring, and the sea. The genre was particularly popular from the 17th -19th centuries, reflecting the increased impact...
Posted by Anna Bromwich on Fri, 2018-10-05 10:31
Drawing on the expertise of the Royal Society of Marine Artists, Mall Galleries Art Consultancy commissions portraits of families by the sea. In this article, we take you through the process of commissioning this rich memento of time spent with loved ones on holiday.
Posted by Anna Bromwich on Fri, 2018-10-05 09:00
Paul Wright RSMA was recently commissioned by Mall Galleries visitor David Murwill to paint HMS Blencathra. Mall Galleries caught up with both of them to discuss the amazing history of the ship, the process of commissioning maritime works, & the challenges of painting a vessel which no longer exists.
Posted by Beatrice on Thu, 2018-10-04 18:37
Geoff Hunt PPRSMA explains the stories behind his stunning paintings of warships which will be on display as part of the Royal Society of Marine Artists Annual Exhibition (11 to 20 October). From researching maritime commissions to marine artists from history, Hunt reveals what inspires him to put brush to canvas.
Posted by Beatrice on Thu, 2018-10-04 16:46
Geoffrey Huband ARSMA reveals the dramatic stories behind his scenes of British Naval history in this year's Royal Society of Marine Artists Annual Exhibition.
Posted by Beatrice on Thu, 2018-10-04 16:06
The coastal village of Mousehole in Cornwall is a favourite painting subject for members of the Royal Society of Marine Artists. Unpicking its appeal, Mall Galleries Marketing Manager, Liberty Rowley, delves into the rich history behind this picturesque place.
Posted by Liberty Rowley on Thu, 2018-10-04 15:56