About Benicia

Benicia Gantner has exhibited widely in the U.S, including shows in San Francisco, Berkeley, Brooklyn , Boston, Detroit, Seattle, and Los Angeles and has been commissioned to make site specific work for the Oakland Museum and the San Jose Museum of Art. Her work is included in the collections of the San Francisco Fine Arts Museums, the San Jose Museum of Art, and the Crocker Art Museum, as well as numerous private and corporate collections. Gantner’s work has been reviewed in the New York Times, Boston Globe, Brooklyn Rail, Art News, California Home + Design, East Bay Monthly, Art Ltd. and the San Francisco Bay Guardian. Gantner received a B.A. in Studio Art and Religion from Bowdoin College, and completed her M.F.A. in printmaking at Cranbrook Academy of Art. Gantner currently lives + works in the Bay Area.