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Scenic Benicia Captured During Plein Air Paint Out

Plein air painters from around the Bay will capture scenic vistas in Benicia at the second annual paint-out event, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017

History, Aesthetics & Usage of Benicia Water Portrayed in Art Exhibit

Benicia’s waterfront location as a port city in the 1800s, the aesthetics of the Carquinez Strait, water usage, the affects of drought, flooding and more are captured through the lens of local artists in Drop by Drop, an upcoming Exhibit.

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.