artist at sea (2016)2018-06-05T02:26:59+00:00

Artist at Sea 2016
Vietnam to Guam

Sponsored by Schmidt Ocean Institute, Rutstein was an Artist in Residence on board the science research vessel. R/V Falkor, in Tahiti in February 2016, and as it sailed from the Southern coast of Vietnam to the Island of Guam in June-July, 2016. Collaborating with scientists, she set up a studio in the wet lab of the ship and integrated sonar mapping as well as satellite data being collected of the Mekong River plume as it dispersed into the South China sea. Work that Rutstein created on the ship has been in a traveling exhibition from 2017 through 2018 at the Bishop Museum in Hawaii, Aquarium of the Pacific, International Ocean Film Festival and Monterrey Bay Research Institute in California, America’s Cup in Bermuda, Newport Sailing Center in Rhode Island, Portland Convention Center and other venues.

Plume I (satellite data 6-6-16), 18x18", acrylic on canvasPlume I (satellite data 6-6-16), 18x18", acrylic on canvas

Plume I (satellite data 6-6-16), 18x18", acrylic on canvas

Engineer's Ridge, 18x18", acrylic on canvasEngineer's Ridge, 18x18", acrylic on canvas

Engineer's Ridge, 18x18", acrylic on canvas

Terra Nova, 18x18", acrylic on canvasTerra Nova, 18x18", acrylic on canvas

Terra Nova, 18x18", acrylic on canvas

Plume II (satellite data 6-11-16), 18x18", acrylic on canvasPlume II (satellite data 6-11-16), 18x18", acrylic on canvas

Plume II (satellite data 6-11-16), 18x18", acrylic on canvas

Fynnon Garw, 18x18", acrylic on canvasFynnon Garw, 18x18", acrylic on canvas

Fynnon Garw, 18x18", acrylic on canvas

Unexpected Seamounts, NW Pacific, 18x18", acrylic on canvasUnexpected Seamounts, NW Pacific, 18x18", acrylic on canvas

Unexpected Seamounts, NW Pacific, 18x18", acrylic on canvas

Plume III (satellite data 6-2-16), 18x18", acrylic on canvasPlume III (satellite data 6-2-16), 18x18", acrylic on canvas

Plume III (satellite data 6-2-16), 18x18", acrylic on canvas

Plume IV, 18x18", acrylic on canvasPlume IV, 18x18", acrylic on canvas

Plume IV, 18x18", acrylic on canvas

Rebecca with PaintingsRebecca with Paintings

Rebecca with Paintings