The following Awards will be presented at the 2021 RSMA Exhibition (subject to confirmation)
Each year a number of prizes are awarded. Most of the prize-winners are selected by the companies or individuals sponsoring the award. We are most grateful for the continuing support of all our sponsors.
The Baltic Exchange Award
For an outstanding work related to the maritime industry, selected by the Society’s President and the Chairman of the Baltic Exchange. Including works related to trade (ports, cargo vessels, etc), ship building, safety at sea / the crew, the RNLI or NCI. The Baltic is an historic membership organisation at the heart of the international shipping industry, providing services relied upon by shipping markets worldwide.
The Murray's Commercial Fishing Award
For a work in any medium depicting commercial fishing.
The Kenneth Denton Award
For a work on the theme 'The Sea in all its Moods'. Made possible by the generosity of long-standing member Kenneth Denton.
The Charles Pears Award
For an outstanding work, in any medium, by a non-member. To be judged by the RSMA Selection Committee.
The RSMA Award for the Best Small Painting
For a work in any medium measuring no more than 30cms (12") along its longest length (excluding frame). Made possible by the generosity of a member.
The RSMA New Generation Award
Awarded by the Society, the successful artist will receive £250. Open to all artists aged 35 or under at the close of submissions.
The Winsor and Newton Oil Prize
For a notable oil painting.
Value: £250 worth of Winsor & Newton materials to be chosen by the winner.
The Topbond Marine Award
For works depicting marine engineering or construction activities in harbours, estuaries or marine waters within the UK.
The Classic Boat Prize
The winner will take home a handsome, hand-crafted sculpture by Astins Sailing Sculptures, given for the most atmospheric depiction of a classic boat.
The Artist Magazine Award
For the most deserving work, as judged by the Magazine. The winner will be interviewed for a feature in The Artist magazine, print and digital edition.
Value: Feature article in The Artist magazine.
The Royal Society of Marine Artists
17 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5BD.
Telephone: 020 7930 6844
Registered Charity No. 289944