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! 

December Group Show

"Deck the Walls"

December 1-31

 This is a celebration of the yuletide spirit through the eyes and talents of twelve extraordinary painters.

Meet the Artists Reception:

Saturday December 9, 2023 


Please Join Us

Step into a world of enchanting colors and captivating brushwork as we proudly present our annual art show, "Deck the Walls." We hope that you will be transported to a realm of artistic wonder and infuse the holiday season with the magic of creativity.








Member News
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! 
More December News!

Catherine Fasciato

Karen Leoni

Karen Leoni has been selected to exhibit in the Napa Valley Museum Miniature Show/Sale.  The Museum will host the exhibit for viewing and purchases through 12/30/2023 and is located at 55 Presidents Cir, Yountville, CA


Napa Farm



Catherine Fasciato's painting "Swirling" has been juried into the 19th National American Society of Marine Artists (ASMA) exhibition which travels to two museums, The Institute of History and Art, Albany NY (September 7 - December 31, 2023), and the Minnesota Marine Art Museum, Winona, MN (January 19 - May 12, 2024).





Carol Tarzier

The Gallery will now be open on Thursdays throughout the holiday season.
Hours for November 9 thru Dec 24 will be 11-5
Thursday - Sunday
Minis are another annual favorite in our gallery
These tiny original paintings are 4x4 inches or smaller and $50 or under.
They make excellent ornaments for your tree or gifts for your friends and loved ones 

Karen has been juried into the Greater Bay Area Open (GBAO) at the New Museum of Los Gatos - NUMU, at 106 E. Main Street, Los Gatos, California 93060. The show runs from 11/16/23 - 3/9/24, with a reception on Thursday November 16, 2023, from 5-7 pm


Flying High



Karen also has a piece juried into the annual "All About Agriculture" exhibit at the Santa Paula Art Museum.  There is a reception open to all on Saturday, November 11, 2023, from 4-6 pm and the exhibit runs from 11/11/23 - 3/4/24.  The Museum is located at 117 N. 10th Street in Santa Paula.  You can see the entire show online at:

Sunday Morning Ritual

Karen also has a piece juried into the Arts Benicia's "Properties of Water" show. Arts Benicia is located at
1 Commandants Lane, Benicia, California. The show runs from 11/18/23 - 12/17/24, with a reception on Saturday, November 18 from 4-6 pm.  Please stop by and enjoy the festivities!

Waves and Wind -- SOLD

Apples and Slices

Carol Tarzier will be showing work with Studio Gallery's "tiny" exhibit. Studio Gallery is located at 1641 Pacific Avenue in San Francisco. The first of two receptions for the show this year will be on Sunday, Nov 5th, 12-6, and the second reception celebrating the gallery's 20th anniversary will be Sunday, Dec 3rd, 12-6. Both receptions will run from noon till 6 pm.

Marshall Lockman on 1st Street

Michael Dadasovich

Oil 11x14

Among Friends

Karen Leoni

Oil 11x14


Christopher Naughton

Oil 20x16

Palisades Road

Iris Sabre

Oil 16x20

Bay Sunset

Carol Tarzier

Oil 6x6

Mt Diablo Snow

MaryLou Correia

Oil 10x20


Catherine Fasciato

Oil 9x12