Patricia Benson
Oil and Acrylic Paintings

Patricia Benson Artist CV
http://www.patriciabenson.com

 

Education

2005-2008  Las Positas College, AA in Studio Arts, Livermore, CA
2000-2002  Private Study with Barbara Stanton, Livermore, CA
1997           Skyline College, Fine Art Studies, San Bruno, CA
1994-1999  Jean Henry School of Art, Fine Art Studies with Jean Henry, San Francisco, CA

Selected Exhibitions

2018           Livermore Art Gallery, Livermore CA
2017           Bloom- A Floral Exhibition, San Ramon Conference Center, curated by SlateArt.net, San Ramon, CA

2017           Livermore Art Gallery, Livermore CA
2016           Alameda County Fair, Juried Fine Art Exhibit, Pleasanton, CA
2016           Espresso Rosetta Café, Livermore, CA
2015           ArtWalk, Livermore, CA
2014           We Can Benefit Art Show and Auction, LPC Gallery, Livermore, CA
2014           Bankhead Theater, Group Show, Livermore, CA
2014           ArtWalk, Livermore, CA
2013           ArtWalk, Livermore, CA
2013           San Ramon Art in the Park, San Ramon, CA
2013           Solo Exhibition, Wente Vineyards, Livermore, CA
2013           Alameda County Fair, Juried Fine Art Exhibit, Pleasanton, CA
2013           LAA Spring Show, The Barn, Livermore, CA
2012           ArtWalk, Livermore, CA
2012           Alameda County Fair, Juried Fine Art Exhibit, Pleasanton, CA
2012           In Full Bloom, 3 Person Show, Bankhead Theater,
                   Livermore, CA
2011           Mamapalooza, Firehouse Arts Center, Pleasanton, CA
2011           ArtWalk, Livermore, CA
2011           LAA Spring Show, The Barn, Livermore, CA
2010           Ryan Fine Art Gallery, Livermore, CA

2010           Alameda County Fair, Juried Fine Art Exhibit, Pleasanton, CA
2009           ArtWalk, Livermore, CA
2009           Alameda County Fair, Juried Fine Art Exhibit, Pleasanton, CA
2008           A Midsummer’s Dream, 2 Person Show,
                   Deer Ridge Vineyards, Livermore, CA
2008           Alameda County Fair, Juried Fine Art Exhibit, Pleasanton, CA
2008           Worthington Gallery West, Pleasanton, CA
2007           Pleasanton Art League Invitational Show, San Ramon, CA
2007           LPC Spring Arts Festival, Dublin, CA
2007           LAA Spring Show, The Barn, Livermore, CA
2007           Bothwell Arts Center, Juried Group Show, Livermore, CA
2007           Windermere Realty, Livermore, CA
2006           Starbucks, Livermore, CA
2006           SPCA Gallery, Livermore, CA
2002-2008  Lights of Pleasanton, Pleasanton, CA
2002           ArtWalk, Livermore, CA

Awards
2007           Discovery Bay Art League Scholarship, Discovery Bay, CA

Collections
                   Numerous works are held in private collections in the US

Art Affiliations

                   Oil Painters of America
                   Las Positas College Art Club, Past President
                   AVA- Alliance for the Visual Arts
                   Pleasanton Art League
                   Livermore Art Association

Professional Activities
2007-         Present Private Instructor, Adult Oil, and Acrylic Painting
2017-         Present Curator, Espresso Rosetta Café
2007-2010 Private Instructor, Children’s Art Classes