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Capturing Changing Light and Color on an Artist’s Canvas

Local artist MaryLou Correia’s paintings of Bay Area scenes will be the Benicia Plein Air Gallery’s featured exhibit in July.

It’s All About Shape and Color For Benicia artist Cherry Moore

Milinda Perry Gallery host Cherry Moore, a Benicia artist, this month, delighting art lovers with her mixing of colors, shapes and images while creating a sense of calm.

New Fiber Exhibition at the Arts Benicia Gallery

Non-traditional fiber art, some of which are life-size pieces, are presented in wall hangings, wearables, sculpture, installation art, and participatory art in a new exhibition that will alter how we think about textile art.

Susan Johnson’s Plein Air Paintings

Benicia Plein Air Gallery’s June featured artist is Susan Johnson, whose paintings, inspired by her time in Arizona, will be on view at the gallery this month.

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.