Benicia Plein Air Gallery

307 First Street

Benicia, CA 94510

(707) 771-6166

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We are open:

Fri - Sun, 11 am to 5 pmAnd by appointment

Benicia Plein Air Gallery presents a year-round exhibit of work by all of our gallery artists showcasing a colorful variety of media and styles.

Drop by to see what's new! 

June Featured Artist

Kathleen Gadway

California Wilds

June 10 - June 27

Member News

Painting en plein air in the time of Covid!

Click the link below (the 1st photo) to check out a CNN video on the subject, starring a few of our members out enjoying their craft with masks, social distancing and panache! 

While you're here, don't forget to check out our FRESH WORKS PAGE!

It's reformatted as a better virtual showcase for paintings that are new, excite us,
 have accompanying stories, represent favorite locations or themes. 

Click on the Fresh Works Tab in the Headings at the top of this page to take a look! 
Karen Leoni
"In The Garden"
Karen's work will be participating in East Bay Open Studios on Saturday and Sunday, June 11&12.  The studio will be open from 12-5pm and feature lots of new work.  It is located at Studio 55 at 55 Howe Rd in Martinez

Big Leaf Shadows 

Oil on cradled wood panel 


Kathleen Gadway will be featured at the Gallery in June with "California Wilds." Kathleen will be showing work from painting trips to the Sierra Foothills, along with landscapes painted on location from Northern California sites. The show is also a Ukraine benefit and 50% of Kathleen’s June sales will be donated to Ministry of Healthcare of Ukraine

Kathleen will be greeting patrons and new friends at the Benicia Plein Air Gallery June 10,12, 17 & 19

Please join her for a reception Sunday June 12 from 3-5pm.

Contact Kathleen or see more of her work:

via email:

visit her website:

or visit her Instagram page: kmgadway

MaryLou Correia

Catherine Fasciato

Karen Leoni

Mendocino Dusk

Oil 18x24

In The Moment         Oil on Canvas       12x16

Stephen Berry

Day 42         Watercolor           8x8"      

Steve Berry is presenting a virtual release of 25 hand-selected daily paintings this coming Saturday, April 30th. These 8" x 8" paintings will be available for sale for 3 days only through Stephen's website

Interested in getting 48 hour Early Bird Access, 20% off, or the opportunity to select from any of the 75+ daily paintings Steve has been doing? If so, follow this link and sign up for his Art Collector's Club!

Stephen Berry is building an email list for collectors. If you love his watercolor work and would like to get early access to his paintings when he releases a Collection, follow the link and sign up.

Morning LIght Upstream

Oil on cradled wood panel


Awakening Mt Diablo          Oil        11x14

MaryLou Correia is showing work in East Bay Open Studios at Studio 55, located at 55 Howe Rd. in Martinez, on the top floor of Build-Tech Inc. off Pacheco street and Howe Rd. Open Studios runs Saturday and Sunday, June 11th and 12th, 12 - 5:30 pm.

Afternoon Light          Oil      

Catherine Fasciato's painting "Afternoon Light" was awarded Third Place at the Carmel Art Festival.

Joy In The Garden

Oil on linen


Luminous Delights

Oil on linen


Iris Sabre

Iris Sabre received third prize in the Marin Society of Artist Gallery's current exhibit "Wet and Wild" in San Rafael for her painting "Mendocino Dusk."