Sea History 139 - Summer 2012

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Maritte Art News

Liquid Emotion by Sydney Zentall

15th National Exhibition of the A1tterican Society of Marine Artists With over 120 works of painting, sculpture, and scrimshaw, ASMA's 15th National Exhibition will travel to museums across the country through July 20 13. The works on display, from depictions of ships and seascapes to marine life and coastal scenes, represent the very best new works juried from more than 530 artist members of the society. Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont, Texas, 21 April-1 7 June 20 12 Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, Texas, 30 June-25 August 2012 Museum of the Southwest, Midland, Texas, 4 Seprember-7 December 201 2 The Haggin Museum, Stockton, California, 20 December-3 March 20 13 Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay, Oregon, 22 March-17 June 2013 Minnesota Museum of Marine Art, Winona, Minnesota, 4 J une-28 July 20 13

1he Down Easter Henry B. Hyde, Preparing to Anchor, San Francisco Bay by Christopher Blossom

Coos Art Museu1tt;s 19th Annual Mariti1tte Art Exhibition

i4 July-22 Seprember 2012

Harold W. Johnson wi ll be the featured artist at rhe 2012 Coos Art Museum's Annual Maritime Arr Exhibition. Ar last year's event, he won the "People's C hoice Award" for his painting My Friends at the Dock (see image, left), and in 2009 he won both the "People's C hoice Award" and the "Port Award." He recently rook the 2nd-place prize at the International Waters Exhibit in Ventura, Cali fo rnia-an exhibit organized by the Internatio nal Society of Marine Painters. The Coos exhibition will feature jurors Norma Jay, Buck Braden, and Alan Ryall, and is open to all members of the American Society of Marine Artists, the International Society of Marine Painters, and artis ts who create marine related rwo-dimensional original paintings in oil, acrylic, pastel, watercolors or sculptures. The Plein Air Paint Our, dinner, awards, and arr auction will rake place on 14 July. (235 Anderson Avenue, Coos Bay, OR 97420; Ph. 541 267-3901;

My Friends at the Dock by Harold Johnso n

Modern Marine Masters The Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport opened its 2012 season with Modern Marine Masters on 29 Ap ril. The exh ibition celebrates the timeless beauty of the sea and ships with contemporary art created by award-winning artists from around the globe. Original paintings, drawings, sculpture, scrimshaw, and models from more than 50 maritime artists are on exhibit, including depictions of classic racing yachts, elegant modern vessels, working boars, busy harbo rs, and serene beaches. More than 75 wo rks of arr are on display and are available for purchase. Featured artists

Nearing Burnt Island by Leonard Mizerek

include Ian Hansen , James Harrington, Victor Mays, and Cean Youngs. Modern Marine Masters will be open through 10 June 20 12. Admission is free. (Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport, 75 Greenmanville Road, Mystic, CT 06355; Ph. 860 572-5388 or

USS Constitution at Boston by Stan Stokes




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