In 2016 this series Transitory Space was featured in the MTA Arts and Design Light Box Project at 42nd Street. This year and in 2015 she has shown in the NYC area in group shows at The Pen and Brush, BRIC Media Gallery, Gallery Aferro, Pierogi Gallery, Moments Gallery, Nurture Art Gallery, The Center for Book Arts, Open Source, Associated Gallery, 440 Gallery, Islip Art Museum, and at several national venues.
Oates has had over fourteen solo shows at venues such as The Arsenal Gallery in Central Park, The Brooklyn Public Library and many others. Oates has had national solo shows at Anchor Graphics, Artemisia Gallery and Woman Made Gallery in Chicago and internationally at Galerie Joella in Turku, Finland.
Recently her work was featured in Gulf Stream Magazine, Irreversible Magazine, Postit 1 Journal of Literature and Art, Artvoices Magazine, Brooklyn Magazine, Vasa Online Journal, New Jersey Star Ledger, Beautiful Decay, Phaidon Club Online, Eyesin Magazine, Bomb Magazine Blog, Diffusion Magazine, NY Arts Magazine, Daily Constitutional and Art Squeeze. Oates’ works on paper are in many private collections and are in numerous public collections.