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SCAD hosts annual Sand Arts Festival
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The Savannah College of Art and Design’s School of Fine Arts, School of Foundation Studies and sculpture minor program present the annual Sand Arts Festival to be held on Tybee Island’s north beach near Tybee Lighthouse, 30 Meddin Dr., today from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Talented SCAD students and alumni compete in the festival and invite the public to attend this seaside celebration of creativity.

The Sand Arts Festival will feature competitions in sand castle design, sand sculpture, sand relief and wind sculpture. Contestants may work individually or in teams. Entries in the sand castle, sand sculpture and sand relief competitions are judged for creativity of concept and design, as well as excellence of craft and detail. Entries in the wind sculpture competition are evaluated according to structural development, surface decoration and ability to fly. SCAD faculty members judge all competitions.

The Sand Arts Festival is free and open to the public. The rain date is May 14.