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Two Unique Art Exhibits this Month at the Benicia Library

The Marilyn Citron O’Rourke Gallery at the Benicia Public Library will feature paintings by Tom Stanton in the exhibit “My Town is a River Town at the Edge of Land,” and the exhibit “Sublime: Prints on Paper,” featuring the works of artists Susan De Haven and Carol Brent Levin.

Artist Mary Oros’ Captivating Sculptures

Graceful and elegant concrete sculptures, showing movement that seems to defy gravity, are “choreographed” by the artist. Oros strives to evoke the connection between heart and mind and “embrace humanness.”

A Third Professional Art Gallery for Downtown Benicia

The HQ Gallery, which made its debut in May 2016, is moving from the upper Arsenal to First Street, next to Gallery 621 and the Plein Air Gallery. Artist works include printmaking, watercolors, graphite drawings and more.

Mike Kendall Honored with Retrospective Exhibit

Long-time supporter of the arts, the revered Benicia artist will have a solo exhibit of his sculptures, paintings and perhaps mixed media pieces at the Arts Benicia Gallery this month.

HQ Gallery Relocates To Downtown Benicia

Annual Artist Open Studios Returns May 6-7

Benicia’s big weekend art event, hosted by Arts Benicia, draws thousands of art lovers, art buyers and curious visitors to artists’ live/work studios and local galleries.

Brightly Colored Paintings of Local Scenes Evoke a Sense of Whimsy

After Benicia artist Donna Covey transitioned from a career in art education, she turned to painting herself, to much success with her local scenes in Benicia and other Northern California communities.

Jerrold Turner’s Work Exhibited at Benicia’s Gallery 621 in March

After many years as a successful landscape painter, the artist is creating new works in his studio that encompass humor, whimsy and a commentary on social-political themes.

An exhibit of Nikki Basch-Davis paintings opens at Gallery 621

Benicia artist Nikki Basch-Davis is featured at Gallery 621 in February 2017, for her paintings in the upcoming show “Connections.” A skilled artist and teacher, Basch-Davis’ paintings have been shown in many exhibits throughout the years.

An artist and teacher, Eanes studied, traveled, then studied some more prior choosing art as vocation.

Benicia studio artist and full time art teacher Mark Eanes talks about his path to becoming an artist and teaching art.