Author Archives: TaVee

Resident Artist Shirley Hazlett in new Solo Show!

One of our newest members, Shirley Hazlett, will be showing new watercolor paintings in her new solo show at the the Shimo Center for the Arts in Sacramento.  The exhibit will be running from July 10 thru August 5, 2015.  For more information please visit their website.

Gallery 621 welcomes Special Guest Artists!

Mike Kendall and Lisa Reinertson will be displaying their wonderful sculpture art in Gallery 621’s courtyard thru the end of April.  More Guest Artists will be exhibiting their works in the coming months.  If you are interested in exhibiting at Gallery 621 please email us at


Congratulations to Nikki Basch Davis whose work was selected for the Crocker Kingsley Competition at Blue Line Arts

January 9th – February 21st, 2015
3rd Saturday Reception January 17th
(6-7 Members + Artists Only) 7-9 Public

also see her work in Benicia:

Arts Benicia Presents Recent Work by Nikki Basch Davis
The Rellik Tavern, 726 First Street in Benicia

January 12 – April 13, 2015


Pam Dixon shows recent ceramic pieces in

Common Threads: New/Recent Work 
by Pam Dixon, Pablo Galvan & Somboun Sayasane

at the Red Dot in Sacramento

January 7 – 31, 2015


Gallery members Pam Dixon, Bea Guttman, Kari Brinck, Phyllis Lasche, Bob Nelson, Kathy Oja and Nikki Basch Davis, Jeffrey Tover, and Stephen Schumm in

Art of a Community

Arts Benicia Gallery, 991 Tyler street , #114 in Benicia, CA
January 21 – March 8, 2015
Opening Reception  January 24, 7:00-9:00 pm


TaVee McAllister Lee and Nikki Basch Davis will have work in

California Scape: beyond the Snapshot (group exhibition)

at the Red Dot in Sacramento

February 4-28: 2nd Saturday Reception, February 14

The Gallery will be relocating in 2015 so stop by now to see our  Last Hoorah Art Extravaganza at 621 First Street in Benicia! There are a lot of surprises in store and a terrific Last Horrah Art Extravaganza featuring work by Susan Aulik, Kari Brinck, Nikki Basch-Davis, Jules Campbell, Pam Dixon, David Fitzgerald, Bea Guttman, Betsy Kluga, Phyllis Lasche, TaVee McAllister Lee, Robert Nelson, KathyContinue Reading

  Come celebrate an incredible run at 621 First St in Benicia and enjoy our Annual Invitational Exhibit Friends for the Holidays! December 5th – 28th Closing Reception, Sunday, December 28th from 2-5 pm Invited guest artists: Jeffery Beckerleg, Sharon Payne Bolton, Carol Dalton, Mark Eanes, Kathy Kearns, Shirley Hazlett, Joseph Mele, Lisa Neal, Jeff Nebeker, Robert Jean Ray, TobyContinue Reading

Life Time Achievement Awards in the Arts: Robert Arneson & Manuel Neri Two outstanding artist residents of Benicia, Robert Arneson and Manuel Neri, were awarded the very first ever Lifetime Achievement Awards in the Arts by State, County and City officials at the Museum’s VIP reception event. They also received special recognition from Benicia’s own Arts andContinue Reading

Gallery 621 is proud to have hosted the inaugural exhibit of the the Benicia Museum of Art, Transmigrational Ceramics from the Corridor. More about the Museum: beniciaMOA, A LIVING LEGEND MISSION STATEMENT “…is to Preserve and Advance Benicia’s Historic Legend of Art for present and future generations.” VISION STATEMENT “…to actively endow Benicia with aContinue Reading

Pam Dixon presents: October 16th – November 30th Join us for the opening Reception October 18th from 3-6 p.m. Gallery 621 is pleased to host this very special exhibit featuring 30 internationally and nationally known ceramists, many of who got their start right here in the I 80 corridor between Sacramento and San Francisco.  ARNESON, BAILEY,Continue Reading

Pam Dixon at the Opening of Transmigrational Pam Dixon Painter, sculptor and long time resident of Benicia, California, Pam Dixon has embarked on a new project, the Benicia Museum of Art. Dixon’s energetic spirit and passion for her city and its place in the history of art movements drive her mission to preserve that legacy by founding theContinue Reading

PORTALS: Art is a Gateway to Health Paintings by Chuck Potter and Diane Williams are featured in PORTALS, co-sponsored by AC5, the Contra Costa County Arts Culture Commission and Art 4 All People. Drawing attention to the power of Art to heal and transform pain and suffering, the exhibit will run from October 21 through November 21,Continue Reading

TaVee McAllister Lee’s Princess Project received an Honorarium in Politcally Charged at the Blue Line Gallery in Roseville. Featuring work from a wide range of political perspectives, the exhibit was curated by Shelly Willis, Director of the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission. Profound commentary, lighthearted political jabs, deadly serious or deceptively engaging, this art addresses the thought provoking issues of the day.  

Jules Campbell: INTERSECTIONS September 11– October 12 Join us for the Opening Reception: Second Saturday September 13, 2014 6-8 p.m. Closing Reception: Second Saturday October 11, 2014 On the work of artist/painter, Jules Campbell: For me, some of Jules Campbell’s most compelling work is found within her series titled, Intersections. In this series, Campbell depictsContinue Reading