10 October 2019 to 19 October 2019

10am to 5pm

Main Gallery, North Galleries and Threadneedle Space

Admission £4, £3 concessions, Free to Friends of Mall Galleries, RSMA Friends and those under 25 years of age

Presenting this year's Annual Exhibition by the Royal Society of Marine Artists, featuring nearly 400 pieces by elected members and non-members, celebrating all aspects of the sea with themed works in a broad range of styles and media.

The common theme is the sea and tidal waters although, within that remit, work is wide and varied. Subjects range from deep water shipping to coastal scenes, competitive sailing to quiet harbours, marine wildlife to still-life. Some specialise in carefully researched historical paintings; others paint en plein air, attempting to capture the essence of the scene at a particular moment in time; yet others work in their studio from copious notes and sketches made on location.

The Royal Society of Marine Artists (RSMA) is widely recognised as the focal point for much of Britain's finest contemporary marine art and many of the country's leading marine artists are elected members of the Society.

During the exhibition, visitors can meet the artists at work in the gallery.


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Selected Works

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Miltiades, 1912

Gregory Smith

Oil
55 x 81 cm
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Dockside Trawlers

Elizabeth Smith PPRSMA

Pastel
48 x 43 cm
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Harbour Reflections

Elizabeth Smith PPRSMA

Pastel
55 x 39 cm
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Mudeford Quay

Elizabeth Smith PPRSMA

Gouache
43 x 54.5 cm
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Solent Marshes

Elizabeth Smith PPRSMA

Pastel
46.5 x 41 cm
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Carnival

Brian Smith RI

Watercolour
70 x 50 cm
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Unloading

Brian Smith RI

Watercolour
60 x 40 cm
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March Gale No. 13

Michael Sole

Oil & acrylic
130 x 175 cm
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A Leap for Joy

Nicholas St John Rosse RSMA

Oil
73 x 83 cm
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Above Merlin's Cave

Nicholas St John Rosse RSMA

Oil
35 x 53 cm
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Along the North Cornish Coast

Nicholas St John Rosse RSMA

Oil
30 x 40 cm
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At Porthilly

Nicholas St John Rosse RSMA

Oil
43 x 53 cm
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Down to the Sea

Nicholas St John Rosse RSMA

Oil
42 x 32 cm
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On the Cliffs, Tintagel

Nicholas St John Rosse RSMA

Oil
41 x 63 cm
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Watching the Waves

Nicholas St John Rosse RSMA

Oil
43 x 53 cm
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Evening Light, Colwell Bay, Isle of Wight

John Stillman RSMA

Oil
44 x 74 cm
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Evening's Fishing, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight

John Stillman RSMA

Oil
31 x 38 cm
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Golden Light, Wivenhoe

John Stillman RSMA

Oil
67 x 113 cm
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Heading Home, Algarve

John Stillman RSMA

Oil
28 x 33 cm
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Leaving the Harbour, Cowes, Isle of Wight

John Stillman RSMA

Oil
31 x 38 cm
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Preparing to Sail, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight

John Stillman RSMA

Oil
36 x 44 cm
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Sailing in the Harbour, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight

John Stillman RSMA

Oil
33 x 38 cm
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The Araucano and USS Talbot Refueling at Sea

Pamela Stone

Watercolour
72 x 95 cm
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Launch of Renown

Allan Stroud

Oil
56 x 45 cm
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Mackerel 2

Leos Suchan

Oil
30 x 75 cm

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David Allen RSMA will be working in the Gallery in pastel
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18 October 2019
Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been cancelled.