Oceana Rain Stuart

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Oceana Rain Stuart

United States

OCEANA RAIN STUART is an internationally acclaimed, figurative, bronze sculpture artist and poet. Stuart was born in California and grew up in a multi-generational artistic family. At a young age, Stuart knew her life path was to create art. 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 has exhibited in over 75 exhibitions museums and galleries internationally and in the U.S., such as the Leonardo Da Vinci Society in San Francisco, California; the California Art Club at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, the National Sculpture Society at Brookgreen Garden outside of Charleston, South Carolina; the Haggin Museum in Stockton, California; the American Women Artists, where she will be awarded Signature Master in Fall of 2022; the Salmagundi Art Club in New York City; and the Louvre Museum in Paris, France. 


Some of Stuart's awards include: 2022 International ICON award by the Los Angeles Beverly Awards (LABA), 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). She is an Elected Member of the National Sculpture Society, Allied Artists of America and American Artists Professional League and holds a Signature Master status of the American Women Artists. She was a 2022 Juror of Awards for the American Artists Professional League. Stuart’s work appears in the permanent collection, on public display, at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Catania, Sicily (MACS). Stuart was the juror of awards for the 2022 American Artists professional League Online Exhibition. 2022, 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  

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