10am to 5pm

10 October 2019 to 19 October 2019
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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Guiding Light

Douglas Gray RSMA
Oil, 38 x 30 cm, SOLD
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Martina and Friends, Scarborough

Douglas Gray RSMA
Oil, 56 x 97 cm, £3,950
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QE2 New York

Douglas Gray RSMA
Oil, 44 x 50 cm, £1,795
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Beach Huts, Old Hunstanton

Nick Grove
Oil, 40 x 50 cm, SOLD
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Preparing The Dinghys, Wells-next-the-Sea

Nick Grove
Oil, 30 x 35 cm, £450
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The Albatross, Morning Light

Nick Grove
Oil, 40 x 50 cm, SOLD
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Butterfly, Rose of Argyll, Mousehole

Tim Hall RSMA
Oil, 141 x 170 cm, £28,000
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Sandymouth Beach

Nick Hebditch
Oil, 37 x 46 cm, £550
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Storm Passes

Lelia Henry
Charcoal, 20 x 38 cm, £600
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On the Mud

Rick Holmes
Pastel, 56 x 56 cm, £725
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Towards Noss Mayo

Rick Holmes
Pastel, 56 x 56 cm, £725
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Sea Shells #1

Benjamin Hope NEAC PS ARSMA
Oil, 32 x 37 cm, £1,600
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Southwark towards Tower #2

Benjamin Hope NEAC PS ARSMA
Oil, 41 x 41 cm, £1,700
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Sun on Canary Wharf

Benjamin Hope NEAC PS ARSMA
Oil pastel, 35 x 31 cm, SOLD
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The Barge from Southwark Bridge

Benjamin Hope NEAC PS ARSMA
Soft pastel, 67 x 51 cm, SOLD
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Church Cove, Lizard

Richard Horner
Oil, 54 x 66 cm, £1,150
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High Tide at Ray Pool, Rinsey

Richard Horner
Oil, 78 x 103 cm, £2,200
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Low Tide at Ray Pool, Rinsey

Richard Horner
Oil, 78 x 103 cm, £2,200
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Song of the Sea Cave, Nanjizal

Richard Horner
Oil, 79 x 69 cm, £1,250
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From the Bacini, Venice 2016

Ken Howard OBE Hon RBA PPNEAC RA ROI
Oil, 59 x 33.5 cm, £4,500
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Mousehole Harbour, Low Water

Ken Howard OBE Hon RBA PPNEAC RA ROI
Oil, 33.5 x 39 cm, £4,000
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Plage des Hirondelles Saint-Lunaire, Brittany

David Howell PPRSMA
Oil, 60 x 70 cm, £3,000
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Chimera

Geoffrey Huband RSMA
Oil, 81 x 107 cm, £4,000
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Low Water, Contre Jour

Geoffrey Huband RSMA
Oil, 81 x 107 cm, £4,250

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