Marine Art

Marine Art

Maritime art and artists

Dominic Pérotin – Marine Artist

2019-10-18T18:59:50+00:00 October 18th, 2019|Marine Art|

Painting onto wood Fife cutters Tuiga, Moonbeam III & Moonbeam IV If you want something very unique and boaty then check out these maritime miniatures from Brittany-based artist Dominic Pérotin. Inspired mainly by classics – both workboats and yachts, she creates works that remind slightly of icons, though there is no gold-leaf involved. [...]

Turner goes on show at Mystic

2019-12-15T11:51:06+00:00 October 15th, 2019|Marine Art|

An exhibition of the watercolours of JMW Turner has just opened at Mystic Seaport museum in Connecticut. In partnership with Tate-London, from October, 2019, to February 23, 2020, Mystic Seaport Museum presents J.M.W. Turner: Watercolors from Tate, a major exhibition drawn from the renowned Turner Bequest of 1856, the vast legacy of art donated to [...]

James Dodds Falmouth exhibition

2019-12-15T11:52:16+00:00 October 8th, 2019|Marine Art|

Marine artist and sometime boatbuilder Jamie Dodds’s latest exhibiton began on October 3 at National Maritime Museum, Cornwall, in Falmouth. The exhibtion, called Wood to Water, showcases large paintings and lino cuts and focuses on Cornwall and the working boats of Falmouth. "It gives me great pleasure to be showing my linocuts and paintings in [...]

Artwork predicts sea level rise

2019-04-01T11:22:29+00:00 April 1st, 2019|Marine Art, News|

An installation artwork using lines of light predicts the effect of sea level rises at an arts centre on North Uist in Scotland's Outer Hebrides islands. The installation uses LED sensors running lines across buildings and the landscape to show how much of the land would be underwater if sea levels rise in the way [...]

Colley Whisson – Marine Artist

2018-05-16T21:44:55+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Marine Art|

Living in Australia it was inevitable that Colley Whisson would turn his brushes towards the sea.  (His great grandparents sailed to Australia in 1910 on board the Corinthic bound for Hobart, coming from Whissonsett  in Norfolk. ) His career spans 30 years during which time he has perfected the swipe of the flat head brush [...]

Anthony Osler – Marine Artist

2018-05-14T13:32:04+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Marine Art|

The key elements of Anthony Osler’s work are the seas and skies of East Anglia, together with its traditional sailing craft, especially barges and smacks, and the unique light of the region. The results are paintings – mostly watercolours, sometimes oils – often of deceptive simplicity combined with satisfying detail. Born in Ipswich in 1938, [...]

Colin Baxter

2018-05-05T23:32:14+00:00 May 5th, 2018|Marine Art|

With his ingenious usage, possibly through necessity, of old charts for painting seascapes, Colin Baxter gives us both a flat perspective and an astral overview of his Above: two examples of Colin M Baxter’s ‘Chartworks’ and, left, a piece of his driftwood art. His studio/gallery is at Royal Clarence Yard, Gosport, Hampshire subjects, [...]

Aerorganic Sculpture by Adam Warwick Hall

2018-05-02T20:18:17+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Marine Art|

Fascinated by aircraft, animals and plants from an early age, Adam trained as a sculptor and then worked as a sculptor and model maker for the Film and TV industry at Shepperton and Pinewood Studios. His work has a surrealist nature in the combination of organic life and sunken aircraft from forgotten wars. His choice [...]