Gems III 2015
intimate, intricate, exquisite works of art
December 2 – 20, 2015
Thursday, December 3, 6:00 – 7:00 pm: Members-only preview and walk-through with juror Ruth Santee. Participating artists are invited.
Saturday, December 5, 2:00 – 4:00 pm: Opening reception during Arsenal Open Studios. Free and open to the public.
Sunday, December 13, 1:00 – 3:00 pm: Family Art Day. Free and open to the public.
Gems III is a juried, small works show with a focused approach on exquisite, intricate, intimate works of art on a small scale.
Juror: Ruth Santee
Ruth Santee is the director and co/owner of Transmission Gallery in Oakland, California. Santee is an Oakland based artist whose work has been exhibited in museum, non-profit and gallery venues. She received her BFA from the College of Santa Fe, NM and MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. Santee is a recipient of the Cadogan Fellowship Award from the San Francisco Foundation and of a commission from the San Francisco Arts Commission. She has taught at the California College of Art Extended Ed Program, UC Davis and Bakersfield College and is a tenured professor at San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton, California.
Martha Anderson Michelle Andres Tamera Avery Richard Bailey Sandra Berkson Dawn Blanchfield Paula Boas Susan Brady Mark Bremer Kari Brinck Zel Brook Kristen Brown Mernie Buchanan Pat Calabro Jules Campbell Grace Cohen Jen Cole Deborah Colotti Catherine Daley Carol Dalton Roger Daniels Pam Dixon Adam Donnelly Beth Fein Christina Finnie Lynn Florence Katherine Forst Bodil Fox Nancy Freeman Jan Freeman Long Deborah Friedman Susan Fuller Anne Gable Anne Gable Joe Garcia Carla Gelbaum Andrea Guskin Dijana Harding Iva Hladis Maru Hoeber Madeline Ibrahim William Ishmael LorriMarie Jenkins Robert Jenkins Lesley Jensen Mirka Knaster Judy Knott Ava Koohbor Diana Krevsky Jeanne Lamosse Susan Lane Phyllis Anne Lasche Tavee Lee Jennifer Long Suzanne Long Hideo Mabuchi Joan Madden Susan Marcus Sachs Rick Mariani Aissa Markey Joe Martino Mark Mattioli Elizabeth McKinne Cecile McNulty Joseph Mele Dean Moniz Cherry Moore Robert Nelson Kathy Oja Richard Owen Marc Pandone Anne Petty Dianne Poinski Chuck Potter Tina Pressler Robyn Prezioso Nancy Roberts Ann Savageau Stephen Schumm Linda Schweitzer Jeff Snell Jan Stamos Myrna Tater Wendy Thieler Sabine Thompson Jeff Tover John Tullis Daisy Villanueva Nancy Wenz Ama Wertz Janene Whitesell Diane Williams Karen Wolfman Melissa Woodburn Elizabeth Wooley Jenny Yandell
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Benicia, CA 94510
Please note: Arts Benicia will be closed November 25 – 30 for Thanksgiving and December 21, 2015 – January 5, 2016.