San Diego Botanic Garden hosts ArtFest


ArtFest, a combination of a Fine Art Show, Quick Draw Contest, art demonstrations, and Asian Art Show took place April 11 and 12 at the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas.

The Fine Art Show featured the work of more than 20 artists, including sculptors, painters, potters, and glass, gourd and fiber artists. Guests were treated throughout the day to demonstrations provided by many of the artists.

The event also included native flute music with Didgeridoo, featuring Bob Ballentine and friends. For more information, visit

Photos by Jon Clark.