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U.S. SAND SCULPTING CHALLENGE - SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

Donnie has been participating in sand castle and sand sculpture contests since 1985.   As a founding member of Archisand, the team has won numerous Masters Category contests in the state of California.  The conceptual pieces that have been created for many of these contests serve as enormously creative outlets for all of the sand sculptors involved and have allowed our team to make specific statements about the world around us.

Donnie DeWees has been an international professional sand sculptor for the last 35+ years. Seeing the ephemeral nature of sand sculpture as being the antithesis of architecture, he has helped propel the art form from its infancy in the early 1980’s on the beaches of Southern California to the world-wide status that it has obtained now. Sand sculpting has taken Donnie to Kamaishi, Japan and to twenty different U.S. states.

Donnie was one of the founding members of Archisand Professional Sand Sculptors with Greg LeBon starting in 1989 and has been an integral part of Archisand for the last 31 years. http://socalsandcastles.com/

 

“You borrow sand from the ocean for a short time, you make something wonderful from it, and then you return the sand to mother earth. It’s the most earth-friendly art form there is.”

-Donnie DeWees

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U.S. SAND SCULPTING CHALLENGE 2018 - SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

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U.S. SAND SCULPTING CHALLENGE - 2017 - SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

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U.S. SAND SCULPTING CHALLENGE - 2016 - SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

US SAND - RAT RACE

U.S. SAND SCULPTING CHALLENGE - 2015 - SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

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MERLIN'S MAGIC CASTLE - U.S. OPEN - IMPERIAL BEACH, CALIFORNIA

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"STAR WARS TRIBUTE" - U.S. OPEN - IMPERIAL BEACH, CALIFORNIA

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"IMAGINATION" - U.S. OPEN - IMPERIAL BEACH, CALIFORNIA

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"ROYAL FLUSH" - U.S. OPEN - IMPERIAL BEACH, CALIFORNIA