Catalogue Essay for “32-Degrees Latitude”, California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks, 2017

By: Jennifer Li, Contributing Writer to Art in America The nineteenth century English landscape painter Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851) purportedly tied himself to the mast of a ship during a violent storm to experience the tempestuous power of the sea first hand—all this so that he could more persuasively represent the expressionistic, impassioned seascapes […]

Rutstein Selected as the Featured Artist in Exhibition at California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks

32 Degrees Latitude June 15-Aug 5th, 2017 Reception: Thursday, June 15, 4:30-8pm Artist Talk, Sat June 17, 1:30-2:30pm California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks 1948 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91362 (Excerpt from Press Release) The California Museum of Art Thousand Oaks (CMATO) proudly announces the winners from our Inaugural International Juried Art Exhibition […]

Upcoming Solo Exhibition at Form and Concept/ Zane Bennett Contemporary in Santa Fe

Fault Lines June 30-Aug 12th, 2017 Reception: Friday, June 30th 5-7pm Artist Talk, Sat July 1, 2-3pm Catalogue available Zane Bennett Contemporary / Form & Concept 435 S Guadalupe St. Santa Fe, NM 87501 505.982.8111 For more information contact: Frank Rose, Director, at or visit: “When your painting studio is set adrift on the open […]

Traveling Exhibition with Schmidt Ocean Institute

Rutstein is exhibiting (8) 18 x 18″ paintings in the exhibition Artist at Sea, which continues through 2017 at the following venues: Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute / May 2017 America’s Cup Bermuda / June 2017 Newport, Rhode Island / Sept 2017 Bishop Museum, Honolulu, HI / Oct 2017 For exhibition information, please contact Carlie Weiner at For sales […]

1-Year Anniversary Exhibition at Form & Concept in Santa Fe

May 26-October 22, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday, May 26, 5-8 pm Form & Concept’s roster of represented artists has been steadily growing all year, making for a varied and dynamic One-Year Anniversary Exhibition. Featured artists include Heidi Brandow, Heather Bradley, Matthew Mullins, Wesley Anderegg, Debra Baxter, Brett Kern, Armond Lara, Matthew Szosz, Rebecca Rutstein, Elana […]

Visiting Artist at Moore College of Art & Design in Philadelphia

In March, Rutstein gave a public lecture and individual studio critiques with senior art students at Moore College of Art & Design.  

Limited Edition Prints Now Available!

Four archival, limited-edition prints are now available. For purchase inquiries, please contact Bridgette Mayer at  

Video Exhibition at Exploratorium

“HIDDEN LANDSCAPES” Exploratorium The Museum of Science, Art and Human Perception San Francisco, CA On view starting June 18, 2016 This digital exhibition by Rebecca Rutstein highlights new works including paintings and video footage from her Artist-at-Sea Residency on the Exploration Vessel Nautilus as it sailed from the Galápagos Islands to California. Rutstein created […]

Rutstein Selected for New Artist-at-Sea Residency in Vietnam

Rutstein has been selected to travel aboard research vessel Falkor for her second “Artist-at-Sea” residency in late June 2016. With the goal of making people rethink the way marine science is shared and breaking down the complexities of ocean research, Schmidt Ocean Institute (SOI) recently launched their Artist-at-Sea program, and Rutstein is the third to […]

Hawaiian Radio Show Interviews Rebecca Rutstein

Rutstein was interviewed on a state-wide Hawaiian radio show called “All Things Marine” about her process, creating work at sea inspired by mapping data, and her upcoming residency on the R/V Falkor. “All Things Marine” is a popular talk radio show based in Honolulu that highlights marine science and conservation, and is sponsored by COSEE […]

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