Traveling Exhibit goes to San Francisco

Ocean film festival

Rutstein’s work created at sea on the R/V Falkor will travel in a group exhibition organized by Schmidt Ocean Institute to San Francisco, CA. The work will subsequently travel to the America’s Cup in Bermuda, a new venue in Newport, Rhode Island, and back to Honolulu, Hawaii at the Bishop Museum. More info to follow.

“Artist at Sea”
The International Ocean Film Festival

March 9-12, 2017
“Artist at Sea”
March 9-12th
Work on view at The Firehouse at Fort Mason Center (near Cowell Theater)
Sunday, March 12th: Schmidt Ocean Institute Science films at 1 – 2:30 pm.
Panel Discussion: “How Technology Can Save the Oceans” at 3 pm


Upcoming Traveling Exhibit Starting in Hawaii

​Rutstein will show work created while at sea on the R/V Falkor in a group exhibition organized by Schmidt Ocean Institute in Honolulu, Hawaii. The work will subsequently travel to venues in Bermuda and San Francisco. More info to follow.

“Artist at Sea”
The ARTS at Marks Garage
1159 Nuuanu Ave, Honolulu, HI 96817

January 17-February 3, 2017

VIP opening event on January 20th from 6-9pm
SOI Staff Q&A: Saturday, Jan 21 and 28 from 1 to 5 pm;
Movie Night: Tuesday, Jan 24 from 7 to 9 pm;
First Friday Exhibition: Friday, Feb 3rd from 6 to 9 pm.


plume I, 18 x 18″, acrylic on canvas, 2016. Created on board the R/V Falkor from Vietnam to Guam.

New Gallery Representation in Santa Fe, New Mexico

In addition to Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Rutstein is now represented by Zane Bennett Contemporary / Form and Concept in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Her work is currently on view there, and she is preparing for an upcoming solo exhibition of brand new works to open on June 30th, 2017. More info to follow.



Rutstein Featured in SciArt Magazine

​Rutstein was featured in SciArt Magazine about her art residency at sea with Schmidt Ocean Institute aboard the R/V Falkor. Read the article here.


Rutstein featured and interviewed in Create! Magazine

​Rutstein was also featured and interviewed in the inaugural issue of Create! Magazine in December, 2016. Read the interview here.



Studio Tour Hosted by Art Blog

Art Blog hosted a reception and tour at Rutstein’s Philadelphia studio and a site visit to her public art project at Temple University in November, 2016.artblog


Artist Lecture at Massachusetts School

Rutstein spoke with two 8th grade advanced science classes in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, about her work, STEAM and the intersection of art and science, and her experiences at sea.



Rutstein featured on Hawaii Public Radio

Listen to Rebecca Rutstein on the Science and Tech Radio Show called ByteMarks Cafe. The show highlights Artist in Residence Programs and Rebecca’s Artist at Sea work on the Falkor. Rutstein joins the show at minute 20.


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