OXNARD, Calif. - The California Strawberry Festival has revealed this year’s official poster. The 34th annual festival poster was designed by Nomi Wagner of Oxnard.
It features a strawberry picnic lunch on the Oxnard dunes overlooking the islands.
Wagner uses a unique medium that combines traditional watercolor painting with digital technology.
“This is the first year they have accepted digital artist. This is thrilling it’s a dream very surreal and wonderful,” said Wagner.
The Oxnard artist received the $2,000 prize. The poster will also be displayed on festival t-shirts and merchandise.
The festival featuring all things strawberry is on May 20th and 21st at Strawberry Meadows of College Park in Oxnard. Besides all things strawberry it features more than 200 fine arts and craft booths, and entertainment.
More than 1.5 million strawberries will be consumed over the weekend’s iconic berry spectacular.