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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Donovan-Patrick-Bawley--Schooner-Medium.jpg

Bawley and Schooner

Patrick R Donovan

Watercolour & gouache
44 x 64 cm
Donovan-Patrick-East-Coast-Brig-Medium.jpg

East Coast Brig

Patrick R Donovan

Watercolour & gouache
44 x 64 cm
DonovanPatrickR-LiverpoolPilotNo.jpg

Liverpool Pilot No. 7

Patrick R Donovan

Watercolour & gouache
44 x 64 cm
Draper-Matthew-Nocturne-with-a-Polluted-Light-Part-VI.jpg

Nocturne with a Polluted Light (Part VI)

Matthew Draper PS

Pastel
92 x 157 cm
Draper-PS-Matthew-Sea-Mist-A-Nocturnal-View-Of-Falmouth-Harbour.jpg

Sea Mist, A Nocturnal View of Falmouth Harbour

Matthew Draper PS

Pastel
50 x 105 cm
Faulkner-Neil--Bejewled-Sea-Amalfi.jpg

Bejeweled Sea, Amalfi

Neil Faulkner RSMA

Watercolour
48 x 77 cm
Faulkner-Neil--Cadiz-Cathedral.jpg

Cadiz Cathedral

Neil Faulkner RSMA

Watercolour
60 x 77 cm
Faulkner-Neil--Daredevils.jpg

Daredevils

Neil Faulkner RSMA

Watercolour
60 x 77 cm
Faulkner-Neil--Early-Morning-Pogerola-Amalfi-Coast.jpg

Early Morning, Pogerola, Amalfi Coast

Neil Faulkner RSMA

Watercolour
60 x 77 cm
Faulkner-Neil--Offloading-Tenby-Harbour.jpg

Offloading, Tenby Harbour

Neil Faulkner RSMA

Watercolour
64 x 77 cm
Faulkner-Neil--Plane-Tree-Amalfi-Coast.jpg

Plane Tree, Amalfi Coast

Neil Faulkner RSMA

Watercolour
60 x 77 cm
Field-Andrew-Salvia.jpg

Salvia

Andrew Field

Oil
52 x 52 cm
Fowler-Marson-Colette-Pool-Of-Light.jpg

Pool of Light

Colette Fowler-Marson

Oil
48 x 48 cm
Gardner-Charles-HMS-Vengeance-1899.jpg

HMS Vengeance 1899

Charles Gardner

Watercolour
71 x 55 cm
Gillingwater-C-David-On-Reflection.jpg

On Reflection

C David Gillingwater

Oil
112 x 112 cm
Glass-Margaret-Low-Tide-Pin-Mill.jpg

Low Tide, Pin Mill

Margaret Glass PS

Pastel
61 x 76 cm
Glass-Margaret-The-Beach-Salcombe.jpg

The Beach, Salcombe

Margaret Glass PS

Pastel
48 x 58 cm
Glass-Margaret-Wind-Over-Tide-River-Orwell.jpg

Wind over Tide, River Orwell

Margaret Glass PS

Pastel
48 x 76 cm
Goldsmith-Trace-Calm-Courage.jpg

Calm Courage

Acrylic
50 x 50 cm
Grant-Alison-Sun-Sea-Sand-Hilbre-Island-In-The-Dee-Estuary.jpg

Sun/Sea/Sand (Hilbre Island in the Dee Estuary)

Alison Grant

Acrylic
51 x 76 cm
Gray-Douglas-Autumn-Light-London.jpg

Autumn Evening on the Thames

Douglas Gray RSMA

Oil
55 x 95 cm
Gray-Douglas-Guiding-Light.jpg

Guiding Light

Douglas Gray RSMA

Oil
38 x 30 cm

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