Inspired by John Masefield's 1902 poem of the same name (see here), Sea-Fever brings together 50 sea-inspired artworks direct from 27 contemporary artists:
Alex McIntyre, Alice Sheridan, Amelia Lancaster, Catherine White, Chris Tuff, Clare Ashford, David Cass, Elena Cremona, Ella Carty, Gerry Dudgeon, Howard Sills, Ian Pentland J Seo, James Moore, Johnathan Speed, Kerry Harding, Melvyn Evans, Miranda Pissarides, Nadia Atura, Nick Moran, Nigel Sharman, Paul West, Philip Lyons, Suzy Moger, Tom Berry, Tom Rooth and Tommy Clarke.
We have scoured the country and, from this wide-variety of skilled and exciting artists, brought together a group of beautiful seascapes and sea-themed works of art. Photographs, paintings, prints, collages and sculptures make up this auction to celebrate how the water around our island continues to stimulate the artists of today.
The full list of artworks will be announced on 23 August 2018. To stay in the loop of this and to register for the auction click here. The exhibition and auction are open to the public, starting bids begin at £50 and there is 0% buyer's commission.
A preview of the artworks, with Sea-Fever read by the artists: David Cass, Ella Carty and Chris Tuff.
Exhibition: 11 September: 9.00 am - 7.00 pm 12 September: 9.00 am - 7.00 pm 13 September: 9.00 am - 7.00 pm