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



May 2nd- June 2nd

Featured Artist Thalia Stratton


Artist Reception at Arata Gallery

Judy Neal & Philip Veneable

June 8th 2pm-7pm


Benicia Art Walk June  8th

2pm-7pm


Wine Walk June 15th

1pm-5pm

for tickets visit BenicaMainStreet.com


Torchlight Parade

July 3rd, 6:30 p.m.

Benicia’s Independence Day parade stretches along First Street and includes dancers, floats, clowns, and entertainment.


Picnic in the Park & Fireworks

July 4th, 12 noon – 7 p.m.

This event is a wonderful way to spend the 4th! Benicia’s City Park 

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11/28/2020

Evenings in the Park

7pm - 10pm

Estuary Park

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11/28/2020

Evenings in the Park

We invite you to listen to live bands play beautiful music in the park. Enjoy the sounds of Laureen Davis and the Kings, and enjoy wine tastings hosted by 5th Ave Wines and Spirits.

7pm - 10pm

Estuary Park

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

Artist Spot light is Toby Tover

Jose Luis Varto

Artist Reception  Saturday, July 20th

July Artist Spotlight Barbara Stanton

August Artist Spotlight Mary Aui

July 18th- SEPT. 1st

July 18th- SEPT. 1st

Group Show

Featuring Artist

BILL WEBER, , KAREN LUKE, DENNIS SHEIL

ARINNA SIEGEL, JIM LELAND,  AND  JEFFERY TOWER

Artist Spotlight

September Amy Leung October Marcy Orendorff

SEPT. 5TH OCT.13TH

SEPT. 5TH OCT.13TH

Featured Artist Barbara Fracchia

Oct.17th Nov. 24th

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Oct.17th Nov. 24th

Artist Spot light for 

the month of November Terry Hughes

Victoria Veedell & Manon Jodoin

November 29th-January 12th

November 29th-January 12th

January 16th- March 1st

Group Show to be Announced

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January 16th- March 1st

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