10am to 5pm

Main Gallery, North Galleries and Threadneedle Space

Admission £4, £3 concessions, 50% off with National Art Pass, Free to Friends of Mall Galleries and under 18s



The sea and the marine environment has so much to offer us all – vast oceans, secluded harbours, sunny beaches, dramatic coastlines and a whole variety of craft, large and small, that ply the waters of the world. It is no wonder that many of us have fond memories associated with being on, or beside, the sea.

Generations of artists have sought inspiration from the sea and that tradition continues today. Our annual exhibition will feature some 400 works, by RSMA members and a new generation of artists who have discovered the fascination of the sea. These works, in a wide range of styles, sizes and media, capture the many moods of the sea and the coast and offer something to delight everyone.

During the exhibition members will be giving free demonstrations in the gallery.


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Exhibiting artists

Selected Works

Click on an image to enquire about purchasing a work from this exhibition

Noble-Keith-Silver-Sea-Perranporth.jpg

Silver Sea, Perranporth

Keith Noble RSMA
Oil, 35 x 26 cm, £565
Noble-Keith-Still-Morning-Rye-Harbour.jpg

Still Morning, Rye Harbour

Keith Noble RSMA
Watercolour, 56 x 56 cm, £700
Noble-Keith-The-Thames-Isleworth.jpg

The Thames, Isleworth

Keith Noble RSMA
Watercolour, 76 x 56 cm, SOLD
O-Aivazian-Edman-Crashing-Sea.jpg

Crashing Sea

Edman O'Aivazian RSMA ROI
Oil, 55 x 66 cm, £1,250
Omura-Ayano-Lord-of-the-Sea.jpg

Lord of the Sea

Ayano Omura
Oil, 65 x 85 cm, £1,400
Owen-MBE-Carol-Temple-Quay-from-Waterloo-Bridge.jpg

Temple Quay from Waterloo Bridge

Carol Owen
Oil, 50 x 101 cm, SOLD
Owen-MBE-Carol-Watching-the-Art-Club-at-Yaverland.jpg

Watching the Art Club at Yaverland

Carol Owen
Oil, 45 x 55 cm, £795
Palmar-Duncan-Favourite-Walk-on-Constantine.jpg

Favourite Walk on Constantine

Duncan Palmar ARSMA
Oil, 58 x 58 cm, £1,350
Palmar-Duncan-Scudding-Clouds-over-Calva-Iona.jpg

Scudding Clouds over Calva, Iona

Duncan Palmar ARSMA
Oil, 67 x 128 cm, SOLD
Palmar-Duncan-Shimmering-Sands-Polzeath.jpg

Shimmering Sands, Polzeath

Duncan Palmar ARSMA
Oil, 58 x 58 cm, SOLD
Parnell-Eve-The-Fish.jpg

The Fish

Eve Parnell
Pencil, 52 x 69 cm, £1,450
Parsons-Anthony-Looe-Lifeboat.jpg

Looe Lifeboat

Antony Parsons
Oil, 28 x 38 cm, £750
Patterson-Clive-Ramsgate-Docks.jpg

Ramsgate Docks

Clive Patterson
Acrylic, 53 x 53 cm, £560
Paul-Claire-Sea-near-Cancale.jpg

Sea near Cancale

Claire Paul
Acrylic & charcoal, 70 x 100 cm, £700
Peckham-Barry-Old-Gaffers-off-Yarmouth.jpg

Old Gaffers off Yarmouth

Barry Peckham RSMA ROI
Oil, 41 x 54 cm, SOLD
Peckham-Barry-Porlock-Inner-Harbour.jpg

Porlock, Inner Harbour

Barry Peckham RSMA ROI
Oil, 38 x 49 cm, SOLD
Peckham-Barry-The-Grey-Mist-Staithes.jpg

The Grey Mist, Staithes

Barry Peckham RSMA ROI
Oil, 38 x 43 cm, £450
Phelan-Helen-The-Ferryman.jpg

The Ferryman

Helen Phelan
Stained glass, 90 x 67 cm, £4,800
Platje-Marteen-Racing-in-the-Solent-1926.jpg

Racing in the Solent 1926

Maarten Platje
Oil, 75 x 95 cm, SOLD
Platje-Marteen-The-Clippership-Sir-Lancelot-passing-South-Foreland.jpg

The Clippership Sir Lancelot passing South Foreland

Maarten Platje
Oil, 85 x 115 cm, SOLD
P-Power-James-Southwold-Fishing-Huts.jpg

Southwold Fishing Huts

James P Power
Watercolour, 33 x 44 cm, £350
Prentice-Patrick-Harlyn-Bay.jpg

Harlyn Bay

Patrick Prentice
Acrylic, 84 x 84 cm, SOLD
Rees-Richard-Eastbourne.jpg

Eastbourne

Richard Rees PS
Oil pastel, 58 x 89 cm, £800
Richens-Keith-Gemito-s-Fisherboy.jpg

Gemito's Fisherboy

Keith Richens RSMA
Oil, 50 x 43 cm, £895
Richens-Keith-Grey-Day-Polperro.jpg

Grey Day Polperro

Keith Richens RSMA
Oil, 43 x 38 cm, £700

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