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Maria SantoStefano Art Exhibition

March 11, 2022 - March 13, 2022

Maria Santo Stefano painting at Benicia Plein Air

Maria SantoStefano Art Exhibition

Oil painter Maria SantoStefano takes the spotlight in March with her exhibit  COLORfornia,featuring landscapes painted on location from an array of Northern California sites.

“I’m a colorist following in the expressive Bay Area plein air painting tradition of Pam Glover, Louis and Lundy Siegrist and the Society of Six ” Maria explains.

Bold, luminous color and exuberant brushwork are hallmarks of her fresh painterly style. Maria calls painting outdoors “an addictive pleasure.” Almost all of her work is done on location. “I feel lucky to live in California,” She says., where painting is a year-round-joy.”Learn more about the artist

Join Maria at the gallery March 11, 12 and 13

Show dates: Friday, March 3 through Sunday, April 3

Also on exhibit is the new collection of plein air paintings by all 12 of the gallery’s artists showcasing a colorful variety of media and styles. Benicia Plein air Gallery is located at 307 First Street in the heart of historic downtown Benicia. Staffed by artists , the gallery is open Friday through Sunday from 11 am to 5pm. Visit


March 11, 2022
March 13, 2022
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Benicia Plein Air Gallery
307 First Street
Benicia, CA 94510 United States
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