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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.

Downtown Gallery Celebrates First Year

In May, Benicia’s newest downtown gallery, the HQ Gallery, celebrated its first year downtown with a big public party.

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.

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.

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.

Original Dance Production to Premier March 17

Benicia Ballet premiers Legacy, a full-length ballet that reflects the emotions and challenges of living with Parkinson’s Disease, as it is expressed through the dance.

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.