Tuesday Chef’s Night with Mark Medina

Posted on August 11, 2015 by Sawdust Art Festival

Chef Mark Medina will be our Chef Guest on Tuesday, August 18 As Pastry Chef of Tamarind of London, Mark Medina has single-handedly transformed the high-end Indian restaurant’s dessert menu.…

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Step inside the Magic Room!

Posted on July 2, 2015 by Sawdust Art Festival

Sawdust glass artist Liz Avalon has created a very special experience for Sawdust visitors this year. Her first conceptual art installation, the Sawdust Magic Room, is a kaleidoscope of color…

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Less than a week away!

Posted on June 19, 2015 by Sawdust Art Festival

As wheelbarrows full of sawdust roll  onto the grounds, people are scrambling left and right. The festival grounds are buzzing with activity as the artist booths begin taking form and they…

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Parking Tips and Suggestions

Posted on June 18, 2015 by Sawdust Art Festival

Parking can be extremely challenging  during the festival season however there are many public parking and transportation options in the local area. Please allow yourself at least 30 minutes to park…

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Artist Feature: Jeff Lavinsky

Posted on June 1, 2015 by Sawdust Art Festival

On an elementary school field trip, artist Jeff Lavinsky had an “a-ha!” moment when he saw Wyland’s mural at the Long Beach Convention Center. The artist’s colorful representation of the…

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Sawdust wins a 2015 Certificate of Excellence!

Posted on May 19, 2015 by Sawdust Art Festival

The Sawdust Art Festival has just won a 2015 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor! The award is given for consistently great reviews from TripAdvisor travelers. Thanks to TripAdvisor and all…

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Off-Site/Off-Season: Joni Cresci

Posted on March 26, 2015 by Sawdust Art Festival

Many artists develop their love for art at a very young age. Joni Cresci started drawing around the age of 10. She was introduced to art by her best friend,…

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