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Welcome to Serena Bates Sculpture


Stories are what define my work, what drive my vision, what inspire my hands...my life.

My sculptures incorporate a symbiotic mixture of ideas and visions from people around me, the environment and materials where I'm working. As I work in many different mediums from Bronze, Stone, Copper and Ceramic, this website encompasses the body of my sculptural work.

Many pieces are available for purchase, and I am open to commissions. Please enjoy your journey through my galleries and visit often, as the work will always be changing and updated.

Sep 2018 Tuscan Sculpture Symposium

News


"Leviathan" Awarded Second Prize

June 17, 2021

Leviathan has been awarded second prize in the Connected Land & Sea exhibit at the Copley Society of Art in Boston, MA.

Comments from the Juror, Donal Demers, included the following:

"This portrayal of an octopus, with its visual beauty, is so exceptional. With no beginning or end to this sculpture, the work offers itself to the viewer, organically flowing from its positive spaces to the negative spaces it occupies.

It's particularly enchanting and enhanced by the exceptional finish, the patina in its glaze, and the complexities of the finish. These elements are dedicated to the subject itself, but are also metaphoric, symbolic, and emblematic of the sea. They pay homage to this fascinating creature in its habitat.

It's a static depiction and yet the object is moving right in front of our eyes, expanding our perspective and senses in many ways. It's a unique and extremely artistic portrayal of this aquatic subject."


» Visit Copley Society Website
» View Leviathan in the Animals Gallery

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Galleries


All Sculptures
Metal: Bronze & Aluminum
Serena Bates - Ceramic Gallery
Ceramic
Serena Bates - Copper Gallery
Copper
Serena Bates - Stone Gallery
Stone
Alternate Materials
Animals
Serena Bates - Portraits + Figures Gallery
Portraits & Figures
Serena Bates - Pot Luck Gallery
Pot Luck

Awards

National Show: "Connected Land and Sea"
June 17 - July 18, 2021
Copley Society of Art
Boston, MS
Award: Second Place "Leviathan"

"Small Works: Seaport"
May 6 - August 29, 2021
Copley Society of Art
Boston, MS
Award of Merit: "Sir Penguin"

2021 CAFA + MEMBERS Exhibition
Feb 6 - Mar 20, 2021
Virtual Exhibition: Ctacademy.org
Award: Third Place "I Am Woman"

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Exhibitions

National Show: "Connected Land and Sea"
June 17 - July 18, 2021
Copley Society of Art
Boston, MS
Juror: Don Demers

Catharine Lorillard Wolfe 124th Annual Open Exhibition
May 23 - June 4, 2021
Salmagundi Club, NY, NY
Juror: Barney Hode, Art Students League of NY Instructor

"Ship to Shore"
May 21 - July 22, 2021
Lyme Art Association
Old Lyme, CT
Juror: J. Russell Jinishian, J. Russell Jinishian Gallery

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Teaching

MY STUDIO
GROUP AND PRIVATE LESSONS IN OIL, PASTEL, DRAWING, SCULPTURE AND MOLDMAKING

MYSTIC MARINELIFE AQUARIUM
MYSTIC, CT

MYSTIC MUSEUM OF ART
MYSTIC, CT

HOPE VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
HOPE VALLEY, RI