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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Exploring the Flooded Bit - Cromer

Raymond Leech RSMA
Oil, 39 x 46 cm, SOLD

Low Tide - Blakeney

Raymond Leech RSMA
Oil, 51 x 51 cm, £975

Morning Arrivals - Southwold

Raymond Leech RSMA
Oil, 56 x 81 cm, SOLD

New Nets - Blakeney

Raymond Leech RSMA
Oil, 34 x 39 cm, £675

Off for a Better Spot - Walberswick

Raymond Leech RSMA
Oil, 34 x 46 cm, SOLD

Sharpness Arrival

John Lines RSMA
Oil, 89 x 51 cm, £2,000

Folkestone Harbour, Kent

Rod Major
Oil, 46 x 55 cm, £750

Whitstable, Kent

Rod Major
Oil, 46 x 56 cm, £750


Cesar Mammadov
Oil, 50 x 70 cm, £5,000

Mr Chips

Max Mansbridge-West
Oil, 47 x 36 cm, SOLD

A Barge, Gravesend Dock

Tom Marsh
Oil, 38 x 60 cm, £595

Early Morning - Hastings Fishing Fleet

Tom Marsh
Oil, 30 x 53 cm, £575

Prussia Cove, Cornwall

Mark McLaughlin
Oil, 72 x 88 cm, £2,850

Low Tide - Mersea Island

Srirangam Mohankumar
Watercolour, 34 x 46 cm, £725

Hauling & Towing - Deep Sea Trawling, 1960s

J F Morgan
Oil, 71 x 91 cm, £3,900

Hard Beat to Winward - Britannia and Vigilant

J F Morgan RSMA
Oil, 71 x 91 cm, £3,300

Erith, Low Tide

Keith Morton
Watercolour, 54 x 44 cm, £390

Orange Boat

Keith Morton
Watercolour, 44 x 54 cm, £390

Dawn Light, Venice

Benjamin Mowll PRSMA
Oil, 32 x 37 cm, £980

Evening, Chelsea Embankment

Benjamin Mowll PRSMA
Oil, 47 x 77 cm, £2,200

Mist and Sparkles, Venice

Benjamin Mowll PRSMA
Oil, 32 x 52 cm, £1,450

Thames Barges, First Light

Benjamin Mowll PRSMA
Oil, 57 x 67 cm, £2,200

The City from Waterloo Bridge

Benjamin Mowll PRSMA
Oil, 57 x 67 cm, £2,200

Tower Bridge and the Thames

Benjamin Mowll PRSMA
Oil, 67 x 77 cm, £2,850

Venice, Contre Jour

Benjamin Mowll PRSMA
Watercolour, 37 x 45 cm, SOLD

Related events

Artist demonstration
10 October 2019
Nicholas St John Rosse RSMA will be in the Gallery working in oils
Special event
11 October 2019
Discuss the work in the Exhibition, ideas around art making, get art market insights and ask your questions on all things art
Artist demonstration
11 October 2019
Geoff Hunt PPRSMA will be in the Gallery working in watercolour
Artist demonstration
12 October 2019
Duncan Palmar ARSMA will be in the Gallery working in oils
Artist demonstration
15 October 2019
Michael Salt ARSMA will be in the Gallery working in oils
Artist demonstration
16 October 2019
David Allen RSMA will be working in the Gallery in pastel
Artist demonstration
18 October 2019
Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been cancelled.