Lia, in the Press

June 15 2019
There hangs a portrait painted by Sonoma artist Lia Bonagura-Transue, welcoming one to an upper level that almost feels like a private hotel suite. » read more...
Local, National and International Artists Selected for “Untitled” – a Juried Exhibition
Local, National and International Artists Selected for “Untitled” – a Juried Exhibition Opening With a Reception on June 8, 2013, 5-7PM at Gallery 300, Santa Rosa, California, Lia Bonagura-Transue » read more...
Fig Leaflet
Benefit for the Sonoma Valley School Garden Project. (PG. 18) » read more...
New Works : Paintings by Lia Bonagura-Transue and Sculpture by Jim Callahan
The opening of the New Works exhibition at La Haye Art Gallery featuring paintings by Lia Bonagua-Transue and sculptures by Jim Callahan was a smashing success with a great attendance. http://www.sonomanews.com/News-2011/SONOMA-LIFE-Openings-and-Closings/ » read more...
Award At Salute to the Arts
This painting "Woman in Bathing Suit" won an award at Salute to the Arts. It is featured here in the Sonoma Index Tribune » read more...
"South Hampton" exhibited at Sonoma Collects
2000 Exhibition Sonoma Collects at Sonoma Valley Museum of Art » read more...
Lia Transue to Head Sonoma Valley Museum of Art
2001 Sonoma Index Tribune. Lia Transue has been named SVMA's Executive Director » read more...
Lia named Individual of the Year, 2007
The Sonoma Valley Museum of Art is one of Sonoma’s treasures–a combination of cultural achievement and community resource. Since its inception in 1998, it has become an integral part of Valley life, and much of the credit for that is due to Lia Transue.
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Museum marks 10 years, 2008 Sonoma Index Tribune
The museum has grown over the years to include exhibits from internationally recognized artists such as Francisco Goya and Pablo Picasso, but its beginning years were much simpler. The museum came from few resources but one big dream, and was only able to reach fruition thanks to the unyielding support of the community. » read more...
Saying Goodbye to SVMA, Sonoma Index Tribune 2008
Lia Transue, the visionary director and founding member of
the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, said farewell to friends and patrons at a packed museum party Wednesday night » read more...
Farewell SVMA Newsletter
SVMA, like the precocious, fast-growing teen it is, has had no shortage of demands, and in Lia, no more patient and nurturing parent. Though honored in 2008 as one of Sonoma’s “Individuals of the Year,” SVMA more aptly deems her mother of the year. » read more...
“From Palette to Palate with a Nod to the Masters,”
“Sonoma Palette,” the highly appetizing appetizer “cookbook” published by the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art. » read more...