California Open Wildlife Art Festival

When: February 14 – 15, 2015
Time: 9:30am – 4pm
Where: Corky McMillin Event Center
2875 Dewey Road
NTC Promenade, Liberty Station
San Diego, CA (map)
Phone: (619) 421-1034
More info: Event website

Art Festival Highlights

The California Open Wildlife Art Festival will feature over 150 artists and carvers from the United States, Canada and Japan, who will compete for awards and exhibit their work at Liberty Station—NTC Promenade, Corky McMillin Event Center, in San Diego CA. Ample free parking. Show hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday. The public is invited.

The event, the 41st annual CALIFORNIA OPEN WILDLIFE ART FESTIVAL, is sponsored by Pacific Southwest Wildlife Arts, Inc. PSWA is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization founded to support and promote wildlife art, particularly the traditional hunting decoy, an original American art form. The show has gained a national reputation as one of the best decoy competitions and wildlife art shows in the country.

  • World-class carving competition: Wildfowl, Fish and Birds
  • Wildlife artists: exhibits and sales
  • Open to the Public Art Auction
  • Vendors of tools and supplies
  • Antique decoys and appraisals