Maritime Gallery to Open 35th Annual Spring Exhibition and Sale April 27

Modern Marine Masters to Feature Leading Contemporary Maritime Artists

Mystic, Conn. (April 24, 2014) – The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport is proud to open its 2014 season with the 35th Annual Spring Exhibition and Sale, Modern Marine Masters, on Sunday, April 27. The exhibition celebrates the timeless beauty of the sea and ships with contemporary art created by award-winning artists from around the globe.

On display will be original paintings, drawings, sculpture, scrimshaw and models from 64 of today’s leading maritime artists. Each of these contemporary masters continues the tradition of preserving and celebrating the art of the sea by transferring his or her experience into a vivid and visual expression, one that may evoke a mood, record an important moment in maritime history, or capture the timeless challenge of the sea.

On exhibit will be 79 works of art available for purchase. Featured artists include Don Demers, William Duffy, Ian Hansen, Russ Kramer, and Victor Mays.

“This invitational show represents some of the most exciting maritime art being created today and is a must-see for lovers of art that portrays the maritime experience,” said Jeanne Potter, director of the Maritime Gallery. 

Modern Marine Masters will be open through June 15, 2014. The entire exhibition can be viewed online at www.mysticseaport.org/gallery.

The Maritime Gallery is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, please call the Maritime Gallery at 860.572.5388 or email gallery@mysticseaport.org

About the Maritime Gallery

The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport is the nation’s foremost gallery specializing in contemporary marine art and ship models. For more than 30 years, the Gallery has been privileged to exhibit the works of leading international maritime artists. Located at historic Mystic Seaport, the Gallery overlooks the beautiful Mystic River attracting art lovers and collectors from around the world. For more information, please visit www.mysticseaport.org/gallery.