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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.

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.”

Paintings by Benicia Artist Susan Street January 2-31

In her upcoming show at the Benicia Plein Air Gallery, Susan Street's art exhibit, Glorious New Mexico, captures on canvas her impressions of Cochiti Lake.

Gems IV, December Small Works Exhibition

Arts Benicia’s December Exhibit, Gems IV, Exquisite, Intricate, Intimate Small Works of Art, presents local, original artworks that offer an intriguing alternative to commercial shopping