Art Guild Members Show at the San Diego Botanic Garden


Thirty two members of the San Dieguito Art Guild are currently showing a total of 72 paintings and photographs in the Ecke Building at the San Diego Botanic Garden, 230 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas. This show will run until March 31, 2016.

San Diego Botanic Garden is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily with an entrance fee of $14 for adults; $10 for seniors, students, and active military; $8 for children; free for ages 2 and under.

The members who have artwork in the show are: Carol Abel, Virginia Ann Holt, Sandy Levin, Diane O’Connell, Carol Korfin, Peggy Stokes, Marilyn Shayegan, Wesley Farmer, Jeffrey R. Brosbe, Terry Allen, Michael Chesnut, Jo-Ann Dllon, Nora Dewey, Sharon Hoffman, Jennifer Hewitson, Flora Barwig, Eliie Havel Thomas, Pam Polcyn, Padriag O’Cuinn (aka. Patrick Quinn), Jennifer Richards, Pat Smart, Paul Richter, Joanne Sullivan, Chatherine Montgrain, Pam and Cye Waldman, Bea Gold, Minda Meeker, and Theresa Loverro.

The San Dieguito Art Guild is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization with over 200 members. The mission statement of this group, which celebrated its 50th anniversary last year, is: “SDAG is dedicated to furthering artistic understanding and fostering artistic growth of members and the community at large by promoting interest, education, knowledge and skills in the visual arts.”

The Guild owns and operates the Off Track Gallery, 937 South Coast Highway 101, Suite C-103, in the Lumberyard Shopping Center, behind St. Tropez and Starbucks, Encinitas. The Guild also offers monthly hands-on art demos at the Encinitas Library for a nominal material charge. One of the major fund-raisers each year is their very-popular Mother’s Day Weekend Art, Studio and Garden Tour. Tickets will be available starting April 1 both at the gallery and on-line.

For more information about the participating artists and the San Dieguito Art Guild go to: or call the Off Track Gallery at 760-942-3636.

Panoramic photo of the show at the San Diego Botanic Garden. Photo by Michael Chesnut.

Flora Barwig, SDAG member, hangs two of her mixed media pieces on the wall of the Ecke Building, San Diego Botanic Garden.

Cye and Pam Waldman, husband and wife members of the San Dieguito Art Guild hang an oil painting by fellow member, Jennifer Richardson. Photo by Grace Swanson, publicity chair SDAG.