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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Borello-Wendy-The-Lighthouse-of-the-Mediterranean--Stromboli.jpg

The Lighthouse of the Mediterranean - Stromboli

Wendy Borello RSMA

Watercolour
60 x 78 cm
Brindley-Robert-Choppy-Water-Istanbul.jpg

Choppy Water, Istanbul Harbour

Robert Brindley RSMA

Watercolour
43 x 51 cm
Brindley-Robert-Evening-Reflections--Staithes.jpg

Evening Reflections, Staithes

Robert Brindley RSMA

Oil
19 x 22 cm
Brindley-Robert-Fishing-Boats--Whitby-Harbour.jpg

Fishing Boats, Whitby Harbour

Robert Brindley RSMA

Oil
43 x 43 cm
Brindley-Robert-Silver-Light--Staithes

Silver Light, Staithes Harbour

Robert Brindley RSMA

Watercolour
41 x 54 cm
Brindley-Robert-Smoke-and-Light-Whitby-Harbour.jpg

Smoke & Light, Whitby Harbour

Robert Brindley RSMA

Watercolour
43 x 43 cm
Brown-Gareth-Beached-Root-V.jpg

Beached Root V

Gareth Brown RSMA

Oil
117 x 149 cm
Burdett-Chris-In-With-The-Evening-Tide.jpg

In with the Evening Tide

Chris Burdett

Pastel
42 x 52 cm
Butt-Alistair-Afternoon-at-South-Stack.jpg

Afternoon at South Stack

Alistair Butt RSMA

Oil
44 x 54 cm
Butt-Alistair-Early-Morning-at-Morston.jpg

Early Morning at Morston

Alistair Butt RSMA

Oil
39 x 49 cm
Butt-Alistair-Low-Water-in-the-Evening-at-Morston.jpg

Low Water in the Evening at Morston

Alistair Butt RSMA

Oil
44 x 54 cm
Butt-Alistair-Unloading-the-Crabs.jpg

Unloading the Crabs

Alistair Butt RSMA

Oil
39 x 49 cm
Butt-Alistair-Watching-the-Waves-Turnberry.jpg

Watching the Waves, Turnberry

Alistair Butt RSMA

Oil
39 x 49 cm
ChamberlainTrevor-ChalkCliffBirlingGap.jpg

Chalk Cliff, Birling Gap

Trevor Chamberlain RSMA ROI

Watercolour
58 x 66 cm
Chesterman-Merlyn-June.jpg

June (edition of 50, 29 avaliable)

Merlyn Chesterman

Woodcut
50 x 40 cm
Clarkson-Kevin-Cutters-in-St-Malo.jpg

Cutters in St Malo

Kevin Clarkson

Acrylic
77 x 97 cm
Coherton-Robinson-Sheila-Seaweed-Cromer-Low-Tide..jpg

Seaweed, Cromer, Low Tide

Sheila Coherton Robinson

Oil
62 x 53 cm
Cole-Christopher-Posts-East-Head.jpg

Posts, East Head

Christopher Cole

Oil
63 x 53 cm
Collins-Brian-Ibiza.jpg

Ibiza

Oil
25 x 45 cm
Conolly-Simon-A-Day-At-The-Seaside.jpg

A Day at the Seaside

Simon Conolly

Fired stoneware clay relief
25 x 100 x 8 cm
Cook-RBA-Richard-Tides-Out-Folkestone--Harbour.jpg

Tide's Out - Folkestone Harbour

Richard P Cook RBA

Oil
54 x 94 cm
Cronin-Peter-Cornoch-Marine-Brittany.jpg

Cornoch Marine Brittany

Peter Cronin RSMA

Watercolour
56 x 70 cm
Cronin-Peter-Harbour-wall-Polperro.jpg

Harbour Wall, Polperro

Peter Cronin RSMA

Watercolour
55 x 55 cm
Cronin-Peter-On-a-Scottish-Loch.jpg

On a Scottish Loch

Peter Cronin RSMA

Watercolour
53 x 65 cm

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