An Insider's Guide to Marine Art for
Collectors and Historians

Formerly Marine Art Quarterly since 2000
Published by J. Russell Jinishian, America's Leading Authority on Contemporary Marine Art.

ABOUT J. RUSSELL JINISHIAN. J. Russell Jinishian, is recognized as the nation's leading authority on contemporary marine art with over 35 years experience in the art field. Mr. Jinishian is the author of Bound for Blue Water, considered the Definitive Guide to Contemporary Marine Art and is publisher of Marine Art News magazine since 2001, the world’s only magazine devoted to Marine Art. He is the former Director of the Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport Museum. From 1985 to 1995 he represented over 300 of the top marine artists from around the world, sponsoring many groundbreaking exhibitions including the first-ever American exhibition by the British Royal Society of Marine Artists and the Dutch Society of Marine Artists. He then served as Director of the Big Horn Galleries in Fairfield, Connecticut, which also operated galleries in Aspen, Colorado, in Carmel, California and Cody, Wyoming. Since 1997, he has operated the J. Russell Jinishian Gallery, and continues to lecture nationally on marine art and collecting. For several years, beginning in 1997, he was a contributing editor to Nautical World Magazine, penning the popular “Bridge Wing” column. He continues to write widely on the subject of marine art and art for publications like Sailing, Sea History, Windcheck, and others. He studied Art and Art History at the Sir John Cass School of Art in London and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from Cornell University. He served as juror for many exhibitions including three years for the prestigious National Art for the Parks Exhibition. He sits on the Advisory Board of the National Maritime Historical Society. He is a member of the New York Yacht Club, and an honorary member of the American Society of Marine Artists.

He currently operates the J. Russell Jinishian Gallery, Specializing in 19th, 20th, and 21st Century Marine and Sporting Art. He may be reached at: 1899 Bronson Road, Fairfield, CT 06824; Phone: 203-259-8753; Fax: 203-259-8761; E-mail:


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