24th Annual ArtFest Celebrates South Florida Artists 

The City of Pembroke Pines, families, friends, guests, and artists came together for the 24th Annual ArtFest in the Pines at the Charles F. Dodge City Center. 

The two-day event was as good as it gets for art enthusiasts.  ArtFest offered attendees the best musical entertainment South Florida had to offer, refreshments and delightful snacks from the gourmet truck expo, hands-on demonstrations, pop-up art on the plaza, a kids’ art and game zone, a student art competition and shopping. As well as, both adult and children workshops at The Frank Art Gallery on the plaza. 

ArtFest in the Pines highlighted an extensive amount of fine arts in categories such as Painting, Digital Art, Fine Handcrafts, Glass, Jewelry, Mixed Media, Photography, Wood, Three Dimensional Sculpture, Drawing, and Crafts. Best in show awards were given for a number
of disciplines.

The following artists were recognized for the outstanding work that they exhibited during the exhibition:

  • Best Painting – Judy Nunno
  • Best Photography – Steve Wewerka
  • Best Jewelry – David Barber
  • Best Mix Media – Harmony Jones
  • Best Crafts – Norman Snyder
  • Best Glass – Mike Pizzelanti
  • Best Wood – Manny Moreno
  • Best Fine Handcrafts – Christina Green
  • Best Drawing – Cynthia Tejada
  • Best Sculpture – Yoenis Delgado
  • Best in Show – Paul Henry Devoti

The City of Pembroke Pines Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department hosts
a variety of Special Events. For the most up to date special event information or interested in becoming a sponsor, please call 954-392-2116 or visit www.ppines.com/specialevents