Welcome to Arata Art Gallery

Showcasing the artwork of Geraldine Arata, MFA 

and Artists who embrace standards of excellence and the courage to be creative



 March 17th - April 28th

Featured Artists Richard & Lisa Rico


We will be closed 

Thursdays April 11th & April 18th

Fridays April 12th and April 19th

Easter Sunday April 21st

Mother's Day May 12th







Benicia Events

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Benicia Events

April 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm|Recurring Even

April 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Opening Day on the Strait & Blessing of the Fleet

April 20
Benicia Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt

April 21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Antique Car Show

April 28th




Featured Artists- Lisa & Richard Rico

March 21st- April 28th

Artist Reception Frid March 22, 2019 5PM - 7PM

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March 21st- April 28th

Artist Reception Frid March 22, 2019 5PM - 7PM


Featured Artist Thalia Stratton

Artist Reception  May 4th 5pm-7pm

May 2nd - June 2nd

May 2nd - June 2nd

Judy Neal & Philip Venable

June 6th - JULY 16th

Artist Reception, Saturday June 8th 2-7pm

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June 6th - JULY 16th

Artist Reception, Saturday June 8th 2-7pm


Jose Luis Varto

Artist Reception  Saturday, July 20th

July 18th- SEPT. 1st

July 18th- SEPT. 1st

Group Show

Featuring Artist

BILL WEBER, RON NOMAN, KAREN LUKE, DENNIS SHEIL

ARINNA SIEGEL, JIM LELAND,  AND  JEFFERY TOWER

SEPT. 5TH OCT.13TH

SEPT. 5TH OCT.13TH

Barbara Fracchia

Oct.17th Nov. 24th

Oct.17th Nov. 24th

Victoria Venable & Manon Jodoin

Oct.17th Nov. 24th

Oct.17th Nov. 24th

Nov. 29th Jan.12th, 2020

Group Show to be Announced

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Nov. 29th Jan.12th, 2020

Group Show to be Announced


Arata Art Gallery Relocates

From 2009 till 2012 Arata Art Gallery had the joyful experience of being located in San Francisco's North Beach Neighborhood. Now Arata Gallery is opening up a new location in the  well known art community of  the City of Benicia. The new location is 637 1st Street, Benicia. We opened our doors on November 24th  2018. 

Benicia  boasts of eleven Art Galleries on 1st Street. 

Geraldine Arata

Geraldine Arata, MFA

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Geraldine Arata is 4th generation San Franciscan. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art from San Francisco State University and her Master Degree from the Academy of Art University of San Francisco,

Arata, along with her husbandJohn Pruett owned and operated Arata Fine Art Gallery on Columbus Ave., San Francisco from 2009 until 2012. Arata’s art is currently exhibited and represented by Art Obsession, Truckee, CA. and exhibited in New Orleans French Quarter for six years until The Steve Jarrett Gallery closed.Her art can be found at the Sweet Spot Gallery in San Francisco, CA. Arata currently resides in Benicia California with her husband John Pruett. r studio in Benicia, CA.


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Arata Fine Art Gallery

637 First Street, Benicia, California 94510, United States

(707) 297-6151 or (510) 432-5167

Hours

Thursday 11am -5pm

Friday  11am -5pm

Saturday  11am -5pm

Sunday   1pm -5pm