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Chris Meade Approaches Art Like a Puzzle

Benicia Visual Artist Chris Meade turns bits and pieces of paper and silk into wonderful collages, using her creativity to refocus and take her mind off of her cancer treatments.

Life-size Sculpture Finds a Home on Benicia’s Waterfront

Neptune’s Daughter, a large-scale sculpture created by Benicia Artist Lisa Reinertson, was recently given the go-ahead for installation at the foot of First Street.

May Brings Out the Art Lovers in Benicia

Arts Benicia is promoting its annual Open Studios in May. This event features the opportunity to meet with and observe artists in their work studios over a two day period.

Jerrold Turner, Benicia Artist, paints with emotion and colorful harmony

Benicia Library features plein air painter, Jerrold Turner, in the Marilyn Citron O’Rourke Gallery March 27-April 26. The retired structural engineer is active in the San Francisco Bay Area Arts, sharing his inspiration and passion in community workshops.

Photographs Demonstrate a Love of Natural Beauty

Photographer Tina Cabezut delights in showcasing the natural beauty of the Arizona desert. Her exhibit at the Milinda Perry Gallery highlights her ability to focus on images that bring harmony, balance and contentment.

One-day Printmaker Sale, April 7 at HQ Gallery

Six fine art printmakers will be featured April 7 at an artist reception, with a one-day sale of their prints. The HQ gallery is one of Benicia’s newest galleries, adjacent to the 621 and Plein Air galleries in downtown Benicia.

Fashion History Exhibit at MoMA

Benicia’s fashion maven Christina Strawbridge shares her impressions of the exhibit, Items: Is Fashion Modern? finishing it’s run at MoMA in New York. With it’s vast array of items juxtaposed in unusual groupings it offered a stimulating picture of fashion through the ages.

Arts Benicia Kicks Off 31st Year

Member artists showcase their works in the annual Art of a Community exhibit, in conjunction with Ekphrastic poetry from Benicia’s First Tuesday Poets.

Painter/Art Instructor Paints the Beauty of the Bay Area

Bay Area artist Nancy Roberts loves painting “en plein air,” (paint outdoors), capturing Bay area beauty with a “quirky eye.”

Annual Animated Short Film Show of Shows

Vallejo’s Empress Theatre event offers 16 contemporary animation films February 8, 2018, that express issues in the U.S. and around the world.