Pacific Southwest Wildlife Arts, is proud to present the "California Open Wildlife Art Festival." The exhibition and competition attracts top carvers, wildlife artists and art lovers from all over the United States, Canada, Russia and Japan.
This year is the 40th Anniversary of the California Open Wildlife Art Festival!Meet Featured Artist, Gloria Chadwick
Award-winning artist Gloria Chadwick is a native San Diegan. As such, she has treasured the opportunity to sketch countless animals at the world famous San Diego Zoo. When she paints, she wants to share her enthusiasm for nature. She hopes that her art helps to educate others about the greatest asset that we have around us - wildlife. Gloria is a member of several state and national organizations including: signature membership in Artist for Conservation, Women Artists of the West and the Pacific Southwest Arts Inc. A retired psychiatric nurse, Gloria lives in Dehesa with her husband, dog, cats and her adopted burro, Obediah.