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  • GROUP EXHIBITIONS

    THE LUNAR CODEX / ARTISTS ON THE MOON [AOTM Several analogue and digital images of Stuart’s work are going to the moon in two separate time capsules as part of a historical museum featuring figurative art from earth making her one of the first women artists to display their art on the moon. These launches were created by Dr Samuel Peralta of the The Lunar Codex. The first launch in 2022 will within a Lunar Lander destined to the Oceanus Procellarum region of the Moon within the "The Nova Collection”. The second batch of images featuring Stuart’s work will be within “The Polaris Collection”. In 2023 it will be launched to the South Pole and will search of water. This time capsule will be attached to a NASA Rover that will search for water. The Moon, 2022/2023- Infinity ALLIED ARTISTS OF AMERICA and THE BUTLER INSTITUTE of AMERICA MUSEUM Ranieri Sculpture casting Award Artwork: ETERNAL LOVE Youngstown, Ohio 2022 NATIONAL SCULPTURE SOCIETY and BONITA MUSEUM Artwork: GUESSING GAME Bonita, California, 2022 AMERICAN WOMEN ARTISTS and CUSTOMS HOUSE MUSEUM Artwork: REVERIE Clarksville, Tennessee, 2022 GRANDMASTERS of FINE ART Online exhibition Artwork: multiple works featured United Kingdom, 2022 ALLIED ARTISTS OF AMERICA Artwork: ETERNAL LOVE Online, 2022 PORTRAIT SOCIETY OF AMERICA MEMBERS ONLY COMPETITION Artwork: INTROSPECTION and REVERIE Tallahassee, Florida, 2021 AMERICAN ARTISTS PROFESSIONAL LEAGUE Salmagundi Gallery Artwork: POESIA New York, New York, 2021 QUEST FOR THE MODERN FIGURE 33 Contemporary Gallery Artwork: REMINISENCE- Woman from the Moon Chicago, Illinois, 2021 COMMONWEALTH CLUB OF CALIFORNIA Pacific Rim Sculptors Artwork: “Eternal Seduction”, “Reminiscence- Woman from the Moon”, “Eternal Bliss” Curator: Robert Melton of the De Young Museum San Francisco, 2021 WAUSAU MUSEUM of CONTEMPORARY ART ICONIC Artwork: “Woman from the Mountain” and “Poesia” Wausau, Wisconsin, 2021 POETS AND ARTISTS Couples 2021 ALLIED ARTISTS OF AMERICA 108th Annual Exhibition Online Artwork: “Woman from the Mountain” NY.NY, 2021 AMERICAN WOMEN ARTISTS National Exhibition: “Lifting the Sky: Elevating the Works of Women Artists” Artwork: Poesia 2021 NATIONAL SCULPTURE SOCIETY 88th Annual Awards Exhibition Artwork: Woman from the Mountain Brookgreen Gardens, South Carolina and NY. NY., 2021 NATIONAL SCULPTURE SOCIETY Pandemic Artwork: POESIA Online 2021 GRANDMASTERS of FINE ART Online exhibition Artwork: multiple works featured United Kingdom, 2021 CALIFORNIA ART CLUB 110th Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition HILBERT MUSEUM of CALIFORNIA ART at CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY Work exhibited: “Woman from the Mountain” Orange, California, 2021 WAUSAU MUSEUM of CONTEMPORARY ART 4th Annual National Juried Exhibition Artwork: “Guessing Game” Wausau, Wisconsin, 2020 MEAM · MUSEU EUROPEU D'ART MODERN MUSEUM OF MODERN ART-BARCELONA Figurativas Painting & Sculpture Competition-juried Award: Preselected artist Work: “Poesia” Barcelona, Spain, 2021 ART RENEWAL CENTER 15th ARC Salon Finalist Artwork: “Poesia” 2 Categories: Sculpture and Fully from life International, 2020 ALLIED ARTISTS OF AMERICA 107th Annual Exhibition Online Artwork: “Poesia” NY.NY, 2020 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of WOMEN ARTISTS Online exhibition. Artwork: “Poesia” 2020 THE ART of THE NUDE Online exhibition at 33 Contemporary Gallery Artwork: “Poesia” Chicago, 2020 SCULPTURE of THE PACIFIC RIM Curator: Robert Melton curator of De Young College Arts Program and founder and executive director for Nexus ArtReach Art Collective. Artwork: Eternal Warrior and “Eternal Seduction” The Commonwealth Club of California San Francisco, California, 2020 GRANDMASTERS OF FINE ART Online exhibition Artwork: multiple works featured United Kingdom, 2021 100 CONTEMPORARY GRANDMASTERS OF FINE ART Online exhibition Artwork: multiple works featured United Kingdom, 2020 ​ SALMAGUNDI FIGURATIVELY SPEAKING Exhibition at the Salmagundi Club Artwork: “Eternal Bliss” NY, NY, 2020 SPARKS GALLERY and THE NATIONAL SCULPTURE SOCIETY "Contemporary California Sculpture: Modern Works From The National Sculpture Society In California" Artwork: “Eternal Warrior” San Diego, California, 2020 MARIETTA/COBB MUSEUM of ART Artwork: “Eternal Bliss” The Metro Montage XlX Exhibition Marietta, Georgia, 2019 AMERICAN WOMEN ARTIST’S SPRING ONLINE JURIED SHOW Artwork: The Woman from the Mountain Artwork: “Woman from the Mountain” (resin) Online, 2019 TRAC (The Representational Art Conference) Exhibition: The Crown Plaza Hotel Second place "the Alizarin Award" in the January/February round Artwork: "Eternal Bliss" Ventura, CA., 2019 WAUSAU MUSEUM of CONTEMPORARY ART "International Biennial Portrait Competition" Work exhibited: The "Eternal Bliss" Wausau, Wisconsin, 2019 CALIFORNIA ART CLUB 108th Annual Gold Medal Juried Exhibition MUSEUM of CALIFORNIA ART Two Works exhibited: “The Guessing Game” and “Reminiscence” Pasadena, California, 2019 SALMAGUNDI CLUB Figuratively Speaking Juried Exhibition Work exhibited: “The Woman from the Mountain” (resin) NY, NY, 2019 PORTRAIT SOCIETY of AMERICA “Non-Commissioned Portrait Finalist” Online Juried Exhibition Work: “Eternal Bliss” Florida, 2018 AMERICAN WOMEN ARTISTS Full Sun: American Women Artists Illuminate the Haggin Museum Juried exhibition Work exhibited: “Eternal Bliss” Stockton, California, 2018 AMERICAN WOMEN ARTISTS Spring Online Juried Show Work exhibited: “Eternal Bliss” Online, 2018 ALLIED ARTISTS Of AMERICA Annual Associates Juried Online Exhibition Work exhibited: “Eternal Bliss” Online, 2018 60th ANNUAL STOCKTON ARTS CLUB Juried Exhibition at the Haggin Museum (unable to exhibit due to the sculpture being unavailable) Work: “Eternal Bliss” Stockton, California, 2018 CALIFORNIA ART CLUB 107TH Annual Juried Gold Medal Exhibition The Natural History Museum Work exhibited: “Eternal Bliss” Los Angeles, California, 2018 CALIFORNIA ART CLUB Art Between the Lines Juried Exhibition Peninsula Museum of Art Work exhibited: “A Love Remembered” Burlingame, California, 2018 CATHARINE LORILLARD WOLF ART CLUB 121st ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION - Benefit for the Metropolitan Museum of Art National Arts Club Work exhibited: “Eternal Embrace” Manhattan, New York, 2018 MEAM · MUSEU EUROPEU D'ART MODERN MUSEUM OF MODERN ART-BARCELONA Figurativas Painting & Sculpture Competition-juried Award: Preselected artist Work: “A Love Remembered” Barcelona, Spain, 2017 ART COMES ALIVE AWARDS EXHIBITION WINNER of the “2017Figurative Artist of the Year" award (selected by a 26-member jury) Work Exhibited: “Eternal Embrace” Cincinnati, Ohio, 2017 THE NATIONAL SCULPTURE SOCIETY 84th Annual National Sculpture Society Juried Awards Exhibition Brookgreen Gardens Work exhibited: “Eternal Bliss” South Carolina, 2017 MUSEO ARTE CONTEMPORANEA SICILIA (MACS) Museum of Contemporary Art, Sicily Work on display in the permanent collection of the museum. Work exhibited: “Eternal Bliss” Sicily, Italy, 2017 THE LOUVRE MUSEUM International Salon D'Art Contemporain Juried Exhibition The Louvre Museum, in the Carrousel Du Louvre Work exhibited: “The Eternity series” and “The Fragments” Paris, France, 2016

  • SOLO EXHIBITIONS

    THE LEONARDO DA VINCI SOCIETY Juried Solo Exhibition and Lecture Exhibition at THE ISTITUTO ITALIANO DI CULTURA Introduction by Lorenzo Ortona, The Consul General of Italy San Francisco, California Work exhibited: “The Eternity series” and “The Fragments” December, 2017 ​ LIGHT SPACE AND TIME Winner of Solo Artist showcase, international juried online exhibition. Work exhibited: “The Eternity series” International, 2017 ​ ​THE ETERNITY SERIES UNVEILING Solo exhibition, unveiling and lecture on my "Eternity" bronze sculpture series. Sausalito, California Work exhibited: “The Eternity series” December, 2015

  • JUROR OF AWARDS AND JURY OF EXHIBITIONS

    Oceana Rain Stuart has served on the jury for multiple international exhibitions and was the 2022 Juror of Awards for American Artists professional League exhibition. Stuart also serves on the jury for The National Sculpture Society, American Artists Professional League, Amercian Women Artists the 2022 International Boynes Emerging Artist Award.

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  • Workshops | OCEANA RAIN STUART

    WORKSHOPS ​ UPCOMING WORKSHOPS ​ SCULPTING THE FIGURE Dates: October 15-19, 2022 Location: Oceana Rain Stuart Studios in Sausalito, California Description: Students often take this course in addition to the Sculpting The Portrait workshop. This workshop includes a total of five studio days of sculpting a 1/3 life-size full figure from the life model. ​ Students will work in plasteline clay with an armature from the life model. Techniques and methodologies of calculating measurements, proportion and form development of the portrait will be the focus of this course. ​ Schedule: Saturday, October 15, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Sunday, October 16, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday, October 17, 6 PM - 10:00 PM Tuesday, October 18, 6 PM - 10:00 PM Wednesday, October 19, 6 PM - 10:00 PM Class size: A maximum of 10 students will be enrolled to provide more individual attention. ​ Skill Level: Beginning to Experienced sculptors are welcome. Art Model fee: Included. Supplies: The tools, clay and armature are not not included in the price and will be available for purchase at the time of registration on Ms. Stuart's website. All supplies will be waiting for you on the 1st day of the workshop. ​ ​ SCULPTING THE PORTRAIT ​ Dates: October 21-23, 2022 Location: Oceana Rain Stuart Studios in Sausalito, California Description: Students often take this course in addition to the Sculpting T he Figure workshop. ​ This workshop includes a total of three studio days: Friday, October 21, 2022 from 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm Saturday, October 22, 2022 from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Sunday, October 23, 2022 from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm ​ Students will sculpt a 1/2 life-size portrait from the life model and will work in plasteline clay with an armature. Techniques and methodologies of calculating measurements, proportion and form development of the portrait will be the focus of this course. Class size: A maximum of 10 students will be enrolled to provide more individual attention. ​ Skill Level: Beginning to Experienced sculptors are welcome. Art Model fee: Included. ​ Supplies: The tools, clay and armature are not not included in the price and will be available for purchase at the time of registration on Ms. Stuart's website. All supplies will be waiting for you on the 1st day of the workshop. ​ Bronze Casting: Students will have one work from each workshop that can be cast into bronze. Oceana will provide the cost estimates for the mold, bronze casting, patina etc after each sculpture is completed. ​ Food: Beverages and light snacks are included. Please bring a lunch for the longer days. ​ Out Of Town Students: Sausalito is a beautiful seaside town located across the Golden gate Bridge from San Francisco. It has many quant hotels and restaurants and is not far from the wine country and Muir Woods. Recommedations for places to stay and eat will be provided upn request. ​ Refunds: All workshops are non refundable unless cancelled. Credit card fees are also non-refundable. ​ COVID-19 Precautions: All students must provide either a COVID-19 vaccination card or a negative COVID-19 test, taken within 72 hours of the course. If the course is canceled due to COVID-19, all course fees will be refunded, minus credit card or PayPal transaction fees. ​ ​ Click Here To Register For Workshops

  • About The Artist | OCEANA RAIN STUART

    ABOUT THE ARTIST OCEANA RAIN STUART is an American figurative bronze sculpture artist and poet. Stuart attended California College of the Arts on a full scholarship for fashion design and fine art with a minor in Writing and Literature as well as Ecological Practices. Stuart is one of the leading realistic sculpture artists working today. Her work is known for its emotionally evocative subject matter that often involves symbolism. In the Spring of 2023, Twenty-one of Stuart’s sculptures will be launched to the lunar surface of the Moon, within the LunarCodex museum which hosts the first female artists to have artwork on the Moon. Stuart’s work has been exhibited in numerous accredited museums and galleries world-wide, such as the Leonardo Da Vinci Society, the Natural History Museum, the Butler Museum Institute of American Art, Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art, the National Sculpture Society, the Salmagundi Art Club; and the Louvre Museum. Stuart serves on the Board of American Artists professional League and American Women Artists and is an elected member of the National Sculpture Society and Allied Artists of America. Stuart has served on the jury for multiple international exhibitions and was the Juror of Awards for a nationwide 2022 American Artists professional League exhibition. She also serves on the 2022 jury for the International Boynes Emerging Artist Award. Some of Stuart's awards include: The 2022 International ICON award by the Los Angeles Beverly Awards (LABA), 2022 finalist of the Self Portrait competition from the National Portrait Society, 2022 Allied Artists of America Ranieri Sculpture casting Award of the Gold Medal Exhibition , 2021 Allied Artists of America Award for Sculpture of the Gold Medal Exhibition; 2021 Board of Directors Award for Sculpture from the American Artists Professional League Gold Medal Exhibition; 2021 Art Lover’s Choice from the 110th Annual Gold Medal Exhibition of the California Art Club; 2020 and 2021 finalist for the 14th and 15th annual Art Renewal Center (ARC) Salon; 2018 and 2021 finalist for the Non-Commissioned Portrait category by the Portrait Society of America; 2019 Alizarin Award by the Representational Figurative Art Conference; 2017 Figurative Artist of the Year by Art Comes Alive and 2017 and 2021 Pre-Selected Artist by the “Figurativas” competition of the Museum of Modern Art, Barcelona (MEAM). Stuart’s work is featured in the collections of The Museum of Contemporary Art in Catania, Sicily (MACS), The Haegeumgang Museum, Geoje, South Korea and The Lunar Codex Museum, located the lunar surface of the moon. Twenty- one analogue and digital images of Stuart’s work are going to the moon as part of a historical museum featuring figurative art from earth where she will be amongst the first women artists to display art on the moon. ​ "As a figurative bronze sculpture artist and poet, my purpose is to find empathy in the work I create, and to explore tension and complexity of the subject matter. I’m fascinated by subtle physical gestures, like the movement of a hand, the gaze of the eyes, as well as contradictions that are enclosed in body language and how each face shares a lifetime of stories, and to me this is true beauty. My passion is in expressing this through my work. Something powerful happens when we let our guard down - we become vulnerable, instinctively primitive and essentially raw. It is an honor to witness moments in life like these, that lure the viewer in, if only for a moment, it is an experience and an opportunity, so naturally expressed by life that it is inspiring artistic material for me. And in these moments the human condition gives me endless ideas for my practice. I am particularly interested in emotionally evocative subject matter, expressive of humanity and often use symbolism in my work. My molding techniques and surface treatments often blend qualities of realism and surrealism."

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