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Resident Artist, Shirley Hazlett, will be exhibiting new watercolor paintings at the Shimo Center for the Arts in Sacramento.  The show is running from July 10 to August 5, 2015 and is titled “Textural Memory”.  Please visit Shimo Center’s website for more information.

Arts Benicia Presents is featuring Lee Wilder Snider at Olson Realty at 920 First Street #101 in Benicia.  Her artist reception will be from 6pm to 8pm on Saturday, May 9th.  Please stop by and visit this wonderfully accomplished painter!  All of us Gallery 621 are very proud of her!

What a beautiful “summer-like” evening we had at our Opening Reception and it was a busy night!  Thank you all for attending last night and giving us such wonderful feedback.  You made the evening truly inspiring!  And amongst all of the ooos and aahhs, we sold our first piece!!  Thank you Milinda!!  Please keep checkingContinue Reading

Gallery 621 Opens Its Doors at Their New Location In Benicia The NEW Gallery 621 officially opened Thursday, March 5th, and will be having their GRAND REOPENING CELEBRATION on Saturday, March 14th, from 5pm-8pm.  Please stop by and say “hello” and see our new gallery space! Jeffrey Tover and Susan Aulik both featured in ArtsContinue Reading

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.Continue Reading

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