Press

2017

Artist Open Studios Returns – Benicia Magazine

Mike Kendall’s Art Raises More Questions Than Answers – Amy Maginnis-Honey, Fairfield Daily Republic

Mike Kendall solo exhibition – Fairfield Daily Republic

Mike Kendall: Off the Wall – by Jean Purnell

Arts Benicia: 30 Years, 30 Stories – Part II – Vicki Dennis, Benicia Herald

Arts Benicia: 30 Years, 30 Stories – Part I – Vicki Dennis, Benicia Herald

Arts Benicia Applies to be a “Cultural District” of California – Vallejo Times Herald

Spheres of Influence – 8th Creative Women’s Symposium – Patch

The Art of a Community to Begin Arts Benicia’s 30th Year – Vacaville Reporter

2016

Family Art Day at Arts Benicia –  – 92.1 KKDV

The Art of the Toy in Benicia – Vallejo Times Herald

Arts Benicia Finds Creative Uses for Paper in New Exhibit – Benicia Herald

Nothing Screams “FUN” Like a Wild West Auction Party – Benicia Magazine

Organizers Encourage Western Wear for Arts Benicia Art Auction and Gala – Fairfield Daily Republic

Arts Benicia’s Order + Chaos Paradox

Family Art Day to be Held at Arts Benicia on Sunday – by Elizabeth Warnimont, Benicia Herald Staff Writer

Work becomes ‘natural’ for artists in new Arts Benicia exhibit – by Nick Sestanovich, Benicia Herald Editor

EcoArt Camp returns this summer for the creative youth

Benicia Arsenal “Ground Zero” For Artist Open Studios

SolTrans Complimentary Shuttle for Benicia Open Studios

Registration for Open Studios Begins – by Nick Sestanovich, Benicia Herald Editor

Mug Shot Exhibit Features Solano County Infamous -Thomas Wojak’s Vallejo Mug Shots exhibition at The Rellik Tavern

Americans for the Arts National Study/Arts Means Business – 2016

Artists Showcase Selves with Art of a Community – Nick Sestanovich’s Benicia Herald Archive Blog

2015

Gems III – Juror Walkthrough with Ruth Santee: YouTube

Gems III – Arts Benicia’s Winter Exhibition on Artweek

Why Make Art? Artists Respond to the New Exhibit  – Nick Sestanovich’s Benicia Herald Blog Archive

Arts Benicia Art Auction Channels the 1960s – Benicia Magazine

Barrage of Collage in New Arts Benicia Show – Fragments – Robert-Jean Ray

Arts Benicia Artist in Residence – Mark Brest van Kempen (video)

Arts Benicia Creative Work Fund Blog

Creative Work Fund: Arts Benicia and Mark Brest Van Kempen Collaboration

New Arts Benicia director gets to work – Benicia Herald

Arts Benicia Welcomes New Executive Director Celeste Smeland

Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer (NPR Podcast about Benicia Arsenal Artists and Arts Benicia)

Summer Eco-Art Camp – Main Calendar – Benicia Magazine

Arts Benicia offers Summer Eco-Art Camp Daily Republic

2nd Art Walk of 2015 gets kid-, family-friendly with eco theme

Art Walk to undergo series of changes in 2015

Robert-Jean Ray at the Rellik Tavern (Kolaj Magazine)

2014

Mark Brest van Kempen and Arts Benicia Launch Benicia Waterfront Project and Blog

Next Generation Exhibit Showcases Children’s Art

Artist to meld art, environment at the Benicia waterfront

Benicia Waterfront Public Art Project–Mark Brest van Kempen

Arts Benicia Art Auction & Gala | Benicia, CA Patch

Arts Benicia Annual Art Auction & Gala

Arts Benicia Fire Sale – Facebook

2013

Benicia art nonprofit preps for ‘one fo the biggest social events of the year’

In Residence: SF Based Artist Creates Interactive Benicia Exhibit

Kal Spelletich’s Art: Where Man Meets Machine

Art’s Benicia’s Fire Sale & Bamboo Build

Vessels -An Intersection of Art and Environment

Benicia: Art Town USA

Artists Open Up: Annual ‘Open Studios” Gives Visitors a Rare Look at the Making of Art in Benicia

Local School Kids Become Artists in The Next Generation Exhibit

Area Youth Get Arts Benicia Showcase

Arts Benicia Showcases Members

2012

Arts Benicia’s 25th Anniversary A Brush with the Past

Together Again: Arts Benicia Exhibit is a Trip Back in Time

Arts Benicia to Mark 25 Years

Arts Benicia Benefit Auction Is This Weekend

Auction Time At Arts Benicia

Making Art Accessible at Three Benicia Galleries

Debra Stuckgold and her Project for Arts Benicia Artists in Residence

San Francisco Sinfonietta Graces Benicia’s Clock Tower

The San Francisco Sinfonietta Celebrates Arts Benicia

Small SF Symphony to Benefit Arts Benicia

San Francisco Sinfonietta and Chorus Coming to Benicia

Over 75 Artists and Six Galleries Participate in the 19th Annual Open Studios

Benicia Artists to Open Studio Doors

Varied Interest,  In Latest Exhibit Mark Eanes goes Botanical

Children’s Art: Looking Beyond the Refrigerator Door

18th Year for Exhibit of Benicia Area Artists

2011
Gorgeous Gems Make a Big Buzz

Gem of an Exhibit

Just So

The Art of Violence

Arts Benicia’s Auction at the Clocktower this Weekend

Art for Sale

Arts Benicia Opens New Exhibit: ABAIR

At Arts Benicia Gallery Artists Play with Silence, Sound & Space

Art, History Collide

Arts Benicia Fire Sale to Feature “Proto Art”

Wonders of Wool

In One Open Studio, Hands-On Art

Great Escapes: Tour Open Studios

Open Studios: Benicia Artists to Let the Public In

Open Studios Preview Exhibition Opens

Valero Funds Family Art Day

Open Studios: Benicia Artists to Let the Public In

‘Mosaic Project’: A Benicia Patchwork of Art

‘Next Generation’ Exhibition Opens at Arts Benicia with 200-plus Works

Art by Youngest Benicians Comprises Gallery’s Biggest Ever Show

Children’s Art Wanted for Exhibition

2010

‘Edges’ Pushes Boundaries

Edge of Light Exhibit Highlights Photographic Experimentation

Bounty of shows hits Bay Area galleries

Going Once, Going Twice: Auction to Feature Local Art

Gallery to Host “New Generation of Artists”

‘Into the Woods’ and Back with Janine Castillo

Fashion Show Raises $7,000 for Lacey Wilson

Arts Benicia Gets a New Chief

An Interview with Larnie Fox

Structure and Light

Structure, Light and History

Artists to Open Doors in Annual Open Studios Event

What You Get is not What You See

“Plein Air” Artist to Curate “Go Figure” Show

Paying it Forward

Maker of Things

A Community Shows its Art, and its Heart