Alexandre Safonov

Encinitas artist’s work celebrates enduring human spirit, nature

Encinitas artist’s work celebrates enduring human spirit, nature

ENCINITAS — In October 2003, the largest fire ever recorded in California swept through the Cuyumaca Mountains in San Diego. The Cedar fire destroyed more 335 homes and took 15 lives. From the ashes of tragedy, Alexandre “Sasha” Safonov saw an area in rebirth when he visited in 2006. “Locals were carrying on; I saw […]