This year's Arts Festival is July 9-12. Children and Youth Day is July 8. BookFest is July 11. We're looking forward to seeing you!

Sand Sculpture in Sidney Friedman Park

Festival goers can watch something incredible emerge over several days from a 25 ton pile of sand in Sidney Friedman Park. Take a look…

Sand sculpture fish
Sand Sculpture Small
Sand Sculpture 2007
Sand Sculpture 2006
Sand Sculpture 2009
Sand Sculpture 2006 C
Sand Sculpture 2006 B

About the Sculptor

Greg and Brandi Glenn

Greg and Brandi Glenn

Sand sculptor Greg Glenn is a founding partner of Sandscapes and has been a full-time sand sculptor since 1987. He has performed at hundreds of events and assignments around the world. Originally a land surveyor, Greg got his sand sculpture start at competitions on Southern California beaches and quickly made the transition to professional sand sculptor filling key roles in many world record sand sculptures. In addition, he has numerous international, national, regional sand sculpture titles, including 12 separate World Sand Sculpture Championships in both team and solo categories.

When not working in the sand Greg spends his spare time as an avid mountain biker, hiker and kayak angler off the Central California coast. Greg is a member of Central Coast Concerned Mountain Bikers and is active in State Parks trail planning and maintenance. Born and raised in Huntington Beach, California, Greg and his wife Brandi now reside in San Luis Obispo, California.