Ma(i)sonry Napa Valley

"We are committed to providing a remarkable experience to collectors at all levels."

Our galleries show the work of emerging, mid-career and established artists, offering a great range and selection of styles and media. Many of the artists are featured in recognized museum, corporate and private collections and were chosen because of a proven commitment to their medium, their integrity, craftsmanship and professionalism.

Whether visiting gallery or sculpture garden, in Napa or Sonoma Valley, we invite you to celebrate the men and women who have shown great strength and perseverance in perfecting their craft.

Welcome to ÆRENA.

Michael Polenske

ÆRENA Galleries & Gardens
Founder + Creative Director

Michael was fortunate to visit Napa Valley often in his youth. He complemented his business studies with wine classes, then found himself working with the founders of the burgeoning technology boom in Silicon Valley. Michael observed many of his clients preferred investments that reflected their personal interests. He displays an impressive sensitivity to the prevailing zeitgeist with his own investments.

Michael began the current chapter of his life devoting his attention to "the business of leisure". Together with Paul Leary, he leads Bespoke Collection which offers a curated selection of boutique wines, one-of-a-kind objets d'art, and unique lifestyle experiences. Ærena Galleries is the artistic arm of Bespoke Collection, showcasing artists and designers in a number of beautiful gallery and sculpture garden settings throughout Napa Valley.

Karen Johnston

ÆRENA Gallery Director
St. Helena

Karen Johnston, has worked in the fine art arena for over 20 years in every capacity. During her early training as an artist, she discovered that working with people and art was a far more fulfilling process for her than creating it. With a love of the work, a deep appreciation for the dedication of talented artists, uncanny business acumen and a reputation for forging lasting relationships, Johnston bridges what is most often a divide between the artist and the collector.

Over the span of her career, Johnston has served as a premier Art Consultant, Gallery Director in both hometown and resort locations, and as President and CEO of a national art publisher and gallery group. She amalgamates these experiences in her discernment for fine talent and business opportunity, and her unparalleled attention to gallery and collector needs.

Mik Hollis

ÆRENA Gallery Director
Healdsburg + Yountville

Mik Hollis, Gallery Director, has over 15 years of experience in high-end antiques, home furnishings, and Fine Art galleries - Finding artworks and furnishing for clients who are just beginning to collect as well as adding to established museum ready collections. His passion of sourcing antiques has allowed to travel extensively throughout U.K., Europe, Scandinavia and Asia.

Since graduating from Menlo College with a BA in Business Administration, Hollis has rounded out his breadth of knowledge with advanced education with UCLA's Interior Design Program, Art Center College of Design in Pasadena and West Dean College in England.



Guests are welcome to peruse the design and art collections seven days a week at our gallery and sculpture garden locations.

ÆRENA Gallery | Healdsburg

ÆRENA Gallery | Healdsburg

115 Plaza Street, Healdsburg, CA 95448
info@aerenagalleries.com
(707) 603-8787

10:00 am - 6:00 pm | Sunday - Thursday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm | Friday & Saturday

ÆRENA Gallery | Yountville

ÆRENA Gallery | Yountville

6711 Washington Street, Yountville, CA 94599
mail@maisonry.com
(707) 603-8787

10:00 am - 6:00 pm | Sunday - Thursday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm | Friday & Saturday

ÆRENA Gallery | St. Helena

ÆRENA Gallery | St. Helena

1354 Main Street, St. Helena, CA 94574
info@iwolkgallery.com
(707) 603-8787

Open seven days a week
10:00 am - 5:30 pm


Auberge du Soleil

Auberge du Soleil

aubergedusoleil.com

MacArthur Place

MacArthur Place

macarthurplace.com

Blackbird Vineyards

Blackbird Vineyards

blackbirdvineyards.com

Request more information on our collections at each sculpture garden.

Field Notes

Field Notes

April 1 – 30, 2015

"I have painted the agricultural landscape of the West for nearly twenty years. It is here, in this Western Landscape, that I have matured as a painter, and it is this land that challenges and inspires me."
— Gallery artist, John Karl Claes

ÆRENA Galleries - Yountville, St. Helena and Healdsburg - are pleased to present Field Notes: a collection of pulsating agricultural landscapes by gallery artist, John Karl Claes.

Born and raised in the San Joaquin Valley of California, Claes earned his MFA in painting and drawing from the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. Having received numerous awards for his landscapes, Claes' paintings of the agricultural landscape of the West are best described as raw and romantic, whose deeply saturated color moves them towards the abstraction and color investigation of Mark Rothko.

We invite you to experience this artist showcase at all three of our gallery locations through the month of April.

Ma(i)sonry Napa Valley

Ærena Galleries & Gardens is part of the Bespoke Collection.

The Bespoke Collection of brands includes Blackbird Vineyards, Ma(i)sonry Napa Valley, and Recuerdo Wines. Through Bespoke Benefits, Bespoke Collection's loyalty rewards program, your purchases of art, design, or wine will automatically earn you points to redeem for one-of-a-kind experiences in the Napa and Sonoma Valleys, Mendoza, Argentina, or in your locale. Bespoke Benefits are acquired when you make a purchase in-person, via phone or email.

Bespoke Benefits include access to allocated and large-format wine offerings, tastings and tours at Ma(i)sonry Napa Valley and Recuerdo Wines, invitations to exclusive events, plus tailored experiences based on your interests. Additional benefits at the highest level allow you to enjoy portfolio road shows in your locale with friends and family, group luncheons at Ma(i)sonry Napa Valley, and overnight accommodations at luxury properties in Napa Valley and Argentina.

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