Carmel Valley resident wins ‘Best of Show’ award at La Jolla Festival of the Arts

Sue Britt with her award.

Carmel Valley resident Sue Britt won a “Best of Show” award at the 27th Annual La Jolla Festival of the Arts.

The La Jolla Festival of the Arts named eight Best of Show artists at this year’s event. For the past 27 years each June, the fine arts festival has brought the West’s most established and emerging artists to coastal San Diego, with proceeds benefitting San Diegans with disabilities. Nearly 200 artists showcased a vast array of mediums and techniques during the Festival, held June 22 to 23 at UC San Diego’s Warren Field.

California Poppies by Sue Britt

The recipients of the categories are:

Ceramics: Michael Weinberg – Page Springs, Ariz.

Fiber/Textiles: Sue Britt – Carmel Valley, Calif.

Glass: Sherry Salito-Forsen – San Clemente (second time winner)

Jewelry: Susan Ronan – Coronado, Calif.

Mixed Media: Elizabeth Dunlop – Mesa, Ariz.

Painting: Erin Hanson – Burbank, Calif.

Photography: Youngbok Park – Oakland, Calif.

Sculpture: Dan McCabe – Prescott, Ariz.

For more information about the La Jolla Festival of the Arts and about next year’s show, visit

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