Sea Turtle Sculpture to Raise Environmental Awareness

Gulf Coast Community Foundation recently gifted a second aluminum sea-turtle sculpture for a Sarasota County beach—this time, Siesta Beach. Leaders from Gulf Coast and Sarasota County unveiled the larger-than-life environmental artwork last Saturday before a socially distanced crowd near the main beach pavilion. Installed close to Siesta Beach’s popular postcard “selfie” sign, the new addition aims to raise awareness of the hazards of marine debris to our local waterways and wildlife. Gulf Coast commissioned the sculpture as a gift to Sarasota County in honor of the foundation’s 25th anniversary. The Siesta turtle—along with a sister sculpture at Venice Beach—was conceived and constructed by artists at Asolo Repertory Theatre’s Koski Center.


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