Nebulita .7, 2021 vinyl collage on cast coated paper 16” x 16”
Flight Figure 1, 2022, vinyl, collage on mylar, 30” x 30” x 12”
Double Blue, 2018, powder coated steel, 40” x 30” x 10”
All inter-action (I.A.) series is 2018, 9” x9”,vinyl collage on cast coated paper



  • 1998 M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
  • 1995 Beginning and intermediate welding courses, The Sculpture Center, New York, NY
  • 1992 A.B. in Studio Art and Religion, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME. Art Department Honors: Cum Laude, Academic Honors: Summa Cum Laude, James Bowdoin Scholar, Dean’s List, all semesters
  • 1991 San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA


  • 2022 Traywick Contemporary, Where We Are Now, Berkeley CA
  • 2020 Palo Alto Art Center, Holding it Together, Palo Alto, CA
  • 2019 Traywick Contemporary, From the Studio, Berkeley, CA
  • 2018 Palo Alto Art Center, Paper Cuts: Large Scale Collage, Palo Alto, CA
  • 2017 Traywick Contemporary, The Space Between, Berkeley, CA
  • 2016 Traywick Contemporary, Plus One, Berkeley, CA
  • 2014 Traywick Contemporary, Isole, Berkeley, CA
  • 2013 Marin Community Foundation, Millennial Abstractions, Novato, CA
  • 2012 Santa Clara University, solo show, Santa Clara, CA
    –  Traywick Contemporary, Wall Works 4, Berkeley, CA
  • 2011 Traywick Contemporary, Eos, Berkeley, CA
  • 2010 Walker Contemporary, After, Boston, MA
  • 2009 Traywick Contemporary, Streaming Everything, Berkeley, CA
    –  Oakland Museum of California at City Center, Oakland, CA
    –  ACF, Terroir: A Sense of Place, Point Reyes, CA
  • 2008 Walker Contemporary, inaugural exhibition, Boston, MA
    –  Armory Center for the Arts, Brewery Project: the Finale, Pasadena, CA
  • 2007 Traywick Contemporary, Recent Work Berkeley, CA
    –  101 California, San Francisco, CA
    –  Angel’s Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA
  • 2006 Headlands Center for the Arts, Close Calls, Sausalito, CA
    –  Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
    –  L Street Gallery, Surface, Southern California Painters, San Diego, CA
    –  Richmond Art Center, Microcosm, Richmond, CA
  • 2005 Traywick Contemporary, Wall Works, Berkeley, CA
    –  Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, 2005 Juried Exhibition
    – Limn Gallery, Beyond Plastic, San Francisco, CA
    –  Mount St. Mary’s College, Line + Color, Los Angeles, CA
    –  Space Gallery/Downtown YMCA, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2004 Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
    –  Southern Exposure, United Net-Works, San Francisco, CA
    –  Analogue Press, Introductions, Los Angeles, CA
    –  Ruth Bachofner Gallery, 20th anniversary exhibition, Santa Monica, CA
    –  Leefahsulung/New Chinatown Barbershop, Rebel/Rebel, Los Angeles, CA
    –  ON Gallery, group exhibition, South Pasadena, CA
  • 2003 Ruth Bachofner Gallery, 9th Annual Holiday Group Show, Santa Monica, CA
    –  Headlands Center for the Arts, Close Calls, Sausalito, CA
    –  The Brewery Project, Approaching Perfection, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2002 Traywick Gallery, group show, gallery artists, Berkeley, CA
    –  The DepARTment, Transit: Survival Skills, Park Paradise Complex, Scottsdale, AZ
  • 2001 LACMA Rental Gallery, Show no. 3, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, LA, CA
    –  ArtShare LA, Re-Site, Los Angeles, CA
    –  Benicia Gantner: New Work, Hudson Valley Community College, Troy NY
    –  Gantner + Heyman: You Are Here, Adobe Books, San Francisco, CA
    –  New Works on Paper, Traywick Gallery, Berkeley, CA
    –  Different Strokes, Im n Il Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
    –  Respira, Swallow, Brooklyn, NY
    –  Frequency, Antioch College Art Gallery, Yellow Springs, OH
    –  New Work, Gallery Soolip, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2000 Perogi at Post, traveling exhibition, Post, Los Angeles CA 4,
  • Traywick Gallery, Berkeley, CA
  • Eye Candy, University Art Museum, Cal State San Bernadino/
  • Grand Central Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton, Group show curated by Sue Joyce, San Bernadino, Santa Ana, CA
  • Textile/ Tactile Works on Paper, Mondavi Winery, Oakville, CA
  • Trinity, Galapagos Art Performance Space, Group show curated by Jim Brown, Brooklyn, NY
  • 1999 Broadcast, Eagle Rock Community Center, Group show curated by Kim Abeles
  • July Program Faculty Show, Bennington College Art Gallery, Bennington, VT
  • Heretofore Unseen, Carmichael Gallery, San Francisco, CA 1998
  • Revolver, Traywick Gallery, Berkeley, CA
  • Nothing But Time, Southern Exposure, Juror: David Ross,
  • Director, SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
  • Site Drawings, Traywick Gallery, Berkeley, CA
  • New Work by Cranbrook Artists, Cranbrook Art Museum, Juried and curated by Michelle Grabner, Bloomfield Hills, MI
  • M.F.A. Thesis Show, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI
  • un-defining…print, Detroit Artist Market, Detroit, MI
  • 1997 Get In Here (Twice), Traywick Gallery, Berkeley, CA
  • Pink Vinyl, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI
  • Let’s Get Small, Forum Gallery Invitational, Cranbrook Art
  • Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI
  • Do It, Critical Art Ensemble installation for True Crimes,
  • Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI
  • Print Matters, invitational exhibition, California State University at Long Beach
  • Till Death Do We Print, Cranbrook Print Gallery, Bloomfield, MI 1996
  • Decked, Forum Gallery, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI
  • 1994 Benicia Gantner: Prints, Solo exhibition, The Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Bowdoin Bicentennial Exhibition, invitational exhibit, Walker Art
  • Museum, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, ME


  • Alliance Bernstein, New York, NY
  • Bellagio Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
  • Blue Cross of California, Daly City, CA
  • Charles Schwab & Company, San Francisco, CA
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Lyndhurst, OH
  • Community Hospital Foundation of Monterey, CA
  • Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
  • Durie/Tangri, LLC, San Francisco, CA
  • Embassy of the United States of America, Afghanistan
  • Embassy of the United States of America, Georgia
  • Endeavor Talent Agency, Beverly Hills, CA
  • Ernst & Young, San Jose, CA
  • Fidelity Corporate Art Collection, Boston, MA
  • Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA
  • Genentech, San Francisco, CA
  • Hallmark Cards Inc, Kansas City, MO
  • Intercontinental Hotel, Hefei, China
  • Juniper Networks, San Jose, CA
  • Leiff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLC, San Francisco, CA
  • Novell Corporation, Provo, UT
  • Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Emeryville, CA
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLC, San Francisco, CA
  • Progressive Corporation, Mayfield Village, OH
  • Ritz Carlton, Lake Tahoe, NV
  • Rosewood Sandhill Resort, Menlo Park, CA
  • San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
  • Sprint/Nextel, Overland Park, KS
  • Twitter, San Francisco, CA
  • Visa, San Francisco, CA
  • Zushi Marina Corporation, Kanagawa, Japan


  • 2014 Isole, Exhibition Catalog, Traywick Contemporary
  • 2012 East Bay Express, Wall Works 4 at Traywick
  • Contemporary: Picks East Bay Monthly, Wall Works 4 at Traywick Contemporary: Critic’s Choice
  • 2011 East Bay Express, Eos: Review Eos, Exhibition Catalog, Traywick Contemporary
  • 2010 The Boston Globe, The shape of obsession: Painstaking handwork is hallmark
  • 2009 California Home and Design; Streaming Everything at Traywick Contemporary
  • East Bay Monthly; Streaming Everything at Traywick Contemporary; Streaming Everything at Traywick Contemporary
  • Art Ltd; Preview of Streaming Everything at Traywick Contemporary
  • 2007 San Francisco Bay Guardian; Benicia Gantner: Recent Work at Traywick Contemporary
  • 2006 San Diego City Beat (San Diego, CA) 2005 Art Week (San Jose, CA)
  • 2004 Art Week (San Jose, CA) Benicia Gantner and Daniel Brice at Ruth Bachofner Gallery
  • New York Times Magazine (New York, NY) 2002 New York Times
  • 2001 Digital City, Rachel Davis and Benicia Gantner: Works on Paper
  • The Brooklyn Rail, Different Strokes @ Im N Il