Sculpting At Sea

Renowned wildlife artist, Anthony Smith, has been exploring the world on ships since 2009, gaining inspiration from the natural world for his bronze wildlife sculptures. This website chronicles his sculpting projects undertaken during these voyages.

The Artist

Anthony Smith is a ‘Globe-trotting Sculptor’ who has circumnavigated the globe by sail and visited all seven continents – from the Geographic North Pole to below the Antarctic Circle, and more than 100 countries in between.

He is an internationally renowned artist who has been creating bronze wildlife sculptures for more than twenty-two years. Anthony combines his academic background in Zoology with first hand observations of wild animals to create beautiful bronze artworks.

For more information about Anthony and his sculptures, please visit this website.

Lecturer & Presenter

As a highly experienced lecturer and sculptor, Anthony shares his knowledge of sculpting through presentations and demonstrations at sea, as well as creating new sculptures during the course of a voyage.

He lectures on a variety of subjects including art, history, photography and natural history. He takes great pride in presenting his lectures in a way that is both informative and entertaining.

Sculpting At Sea Projects

Seabourn Ovation – Atlantic Crossing (April 2024)

From the 14th to the 26th of April Anthony was back aboard the beautiful Seabourn Ovation for a cruise from Miami to Lisbon, stopping at the charming Portuguese island of Madeira. During this cruise he worked on his new Rhino sculpture – the whole process, from the initial clay sculpture to the finished bronze is being documented on the BLOG page.

Silver Whisper – SE Asia Cruise (Oct-Nov 2023)

From the 27th October to the 10th of November Anthony was aboard the Silver Whisper for a cruise from Hong Kong to Bangkok. During this cruise, also visiting the Philippines, Malaysia and Vietnam, he worked on a brand new sculpture – the whole process, from the initial clay sculpture to the finished bronze will be documented on the BLOG page.

Seabourn Pursuit – Atlantic Crossing (Sept 2023)

From the 17th to the 29th of September Anthony was aboard the brand new Seabourn Pursuit for her first crossing of the north Atlantic. During this cruise from Lisbon to Miami, he continued working on his new Humpback Whale sculpture – the whole process, from the initial clay sculpture to the finished bronze is documented on the BLOG page.

Seabourn Ovation – North Cape & Iceland (Summer 2023)

From the 6th to the 27th of August Anthony was once again aboard the luxury cruise ship Seabourn Ovation. During these cruises up and down the beautiful coasts of Norway, and across to Iceland, he worked on his latest sculpture – the whole process, from the initial clay sculpture to the finished bronze is being documented on the BLOG page.

Seabourn Ovation – Caribbean Cruise (Dec 2022)

From the 17th to the 27th of December Anthony sailed aboard the luxury cruise ship Seabourn Ovation. During this cruise around the Caribbean he created a brand new sculpture on board – a Flying Fish – inspired by the national animal of Barbados. Anthony will be documenting the whole process, from the initial clay sculpture to the finished bronze artwork, on the BLOG page.

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Seabourn Ovation – Atlantic Crossing (Spring 2022)

From the 27th of March to the 9th of April Anthony sailed aboard the luxury cruise ship Seabourn Ovation. During the cruise from Miami to Lisbon he created some brand new sculptures on board – the whole process, from the initial clay sculptures to the finished bronze is being documented on the BLOG page.

Please visit Anthony Smith’s sculpture website for images and information regarding his previous work.