Artist Spotlight

Serena Bates

    Artist Information:

    Serena Bates is an established artist with a long list of accomplishments. She is an elected member of CT Academy of Fine Arts, the Salmagundi Club, the Mystic Museum of Art, the Copley Society, Allied Artist of America, and the American Artists Professional League. She is also an elected member of and on the Board of Directors for the Lyme Art Association and the Catherine Lorillard Wolf Art Club, the oldest women’s art club in the nation.

    As a sculptor, Serena has won many awards, recognitions, and honors during her career. She studied at the Lyme Academy College of Fine Art and considers herself to be a storyteller. A representational artist, she has an affinity for portraits and animals. She primarily works in clay, bronze, and stone. To hear more about her personal philosophy and see current works, visit her site and follow her on Instagram and/or Facebook.

    Contact Information:

  • Phone: (401) 932-9775
  • Web:
  • Studio Address:
    194 Potter Hill Road
    Westerly RI


Greenman | 10" x 8" | Ceramic Stoneware


Leviathan | 8" x 10" x 18" | Cold Cast Bronze


Amun Ra | 10" x 12" x 14" | Ceramic Stoneware with Weathered Bronze Finish


Survivor | 12" x 10" x 24" | Barrell Fired Stoneware with Kintsugi Bonding


The Game of Cat and Mouse | 10" x 8" x 18" + 12" x 10" x 16" | Raku Fired Ceramic

Memberships and Affiliation

  • Academic Artists Association, Springfield, Massachusetts
  • Alexy Von Schlippee Gallery, UCONN Avery Point, CT
  • Allied Artists of America, NY, NY
  • American Artists Professional League, NY, NY
  • American Society of Marine Artists, St Louis, MO
  • Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly, Westerly, RI
  • Artists for Conservation, Signature Member
  • Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, NY, NY
  • CT Academy of Fine Arts
  • Cooley Gallery, Old Lyme, CT
  • Copley Society of Art, Boston, MA
  • The Courtyard Gallery, Mystic, CT
  • Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, CT
  • Gallery at Somes Sound, Mount Desert Maine
  • Gallery 121, Stonington, CT
  • Hygienic Art Gallery, New London, CT
  • Lemon Tree Gallery & Studio, Cape Ann, VA
  • Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, Old Lyme, CT
  • Marquee Gallery, New London, CT
  • Mass Moca, North Adams, MA
  • Mystic Museum of Art, Mystic, CT
  • National Sculpture Society, NY, NY
  • New Britain Museum of Modern Art, New Britain, CT
  • Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI
  • Salmagundi Club, NY, NY
  • Society of Connecticut Sculptors, CT
  • South County Art Association, North Kingstown, RI
  • Vermont Carving Studio, East Rutland, VT