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Hillcrest Festival of Fine Arts open this weekend.

Residents will once again be able to enjoy the annual Hillcrest Festival of Fine Arts as it opens Friday at Hillcrest Church in La Habra Heights.

Among the many artists on hand, this year’s featured artists are Hannie Goldgewicht and Sheryl L. Sauer. Goldgewicht ,originally from Costa Rica, grew up surrounded by natural beauty of Central America, which helped to inspire her passion for art. She has worked with clay, metal, wood, stone, paper, glass and found objects including pine needles and other natural fibers in her artwork.

Sauer has wanted to paint natures beauty beginning at a young age. She moved to Southern California in 1997 and began taking watercolor classes from some of Laguna Beach’s finest watercolorists. After spending seven years painting realism in watercolors, Sauer began painting in acrylics and expressing herself through abstraction. She remembers
Visitors will be able to see Goldgewicht and Sauer’s works, along with works by many other artists. Guests will be able to speak with the artists and purchase much

of the work on display.

The festival runs through Sunday and is free of charge.

Hillcrest Congregational Church is located at 2000 West Road in La Habra Heights.

The event hours are:
Friday – Saturday
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday starting at 11:30 a.m.

For more information you can check out their website at: hillcrestfestivaloffinearts.com

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