photo by George Stimson

This year’s San Dieguito Academy (SDA) Art Fest – the opening reception for the End of Term Art Show and Creative Exhibition – was held on the school’s campus in the Mustang Art Gallery and Mosaic Cafe. The event served as a celebration not just of art but also of SDA students and their artistic accomplishments. “Art Fest is a great way for young people from all walks of life to come together in a very San Dieguito-esque way,” shared Jerm Wright, an SDA visual art teacher.

The evening was filled with performances from student singer-songwriters and young actors. Attendees were also treated to interactive art, and invited to participate in activities by visual art students. A highlight was the flash mob made up of AP Art History students that recreated a Velasquez painting. Artwork from Oak Crest and Diegueno Middle School were also on display.

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