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Sawdust Art & Craft Festival Presents "The heART of Fashion" on Sunday, July 29


LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., July 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Sawdust Art Festival is proud to inspire and entertain at its annual summer art festival in Laguna Beach, Calif. from Friday, June 29 through Sunday, Sept 2. As part of the many opportunities for visitors to immerse themselves in an array of art, Sawdust Art Festival is excited to present its annual fashion show, "The heART of Fashion," in the summer's lineup, featuring designs from 19 Sawdust textile and clothing artists. This year, the designers will paint an eye-catching story with fabric and color as inspiration for their enchanting artistic and international collaboration.

"The heART of Fashion" show will be on Sunday, July 29, at 1:30 p.m. It is hosted by Laguna Beach artist, Reem Khalil. Hair and beauty is provided by ROOTS The Beauty Underground. Featured designers include:

Olivia Batchelder, Booth 226 Helen McNamara, Booth 125
Michelle Burt, Booth 317 Edith Otto, Booth 207
Brynne Cogorno, Booth 127 Sophia Petway, Booth 124
Debra Covern, Booth 513 Star Shields, Booth 438
Leila Ehdaie, Booth LOA Diane Valentino, Booth 113
Barbara Hawthorne, Booth 506 Nancy Villere, Booth 427
Marita Holton, Booth 211 Sue Winner, Booth 237
Lylah Jarvis, Booth 504 Carrie Rae Woodburn, Booth 507
Mary Keating, Booth 100 Helga Yaillen, Booth 245
Reem Khalil, Booth 503  

For more information on the Sawdust Art Festival please visit:

About Sawdust Art & Craft Festival: Founded in 1967, the Sawdust Art & Craft Festival is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating the public and promoting art created in Laguna Beach. Best known for offering two highly attended seasonal festivals, the organization also hosts a variety of workshops and classes throughout the year. Sawdust's legendary summer festival is a nine-week summer celebration of fine art and craft – the largest in Southern California – with more than 200 Laguna Beach artists who exhibit and sell their original art and handcrafted items. The festival also offers live entertainment, artist demonstrations, hands-on art workshops for all ages, and a variety of food & drink offerings. Sawdust's Annual Winter Fantasy Festival occurs for five weekends leading up to the holiday season, and boasts an international collection of over 175 artisans who create, showcase, and sell their original, handcrafted artwork on the Sawdust grounds, which are lavishly decorated to resemble a winter wonderland. Special activities include "Winter Art Series" classes, where guests can create holiday-themed works, and a highly anticipated Annual Community Tree Lighting Ceremony. Throughout the remainder of the year, the organization continues to provide its Sawdust Studio Art Classes in a variety of mediums, on-site and off-site. For more information, visit:

Editor's Note: To request media attendance or for more details, email or call 949-497-0517.

Media Contact: Franky Duschane
Phone: 949-497-0517

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