Sea Creatures Take to the Streets in Venice FL

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 Sea Creatures Take to the Streets in Venice FL

 Winter residents and tourists, you will be surprised to see the forty two sculptures of beautifully painted dolphins and turtles - sea creatures take to the streets in Venice FL welcoming you back in downtown Venice.   

 

 Dolphin and turtle before painted

turtle-and-dolphin


Sea creatures before take to the streets

dolphinsturtles

 

These dolphins and turtles will stand on the sidewalks for months before being auctioned off to the highest bidder.  A gala dinner in the spring 2014 at the Venice Yacht Club will be the site of the fund raising program for the  Venice Art Center.

 

Sea turtle welcome you to Venice FL

turtle        turtle

 

The sponsors paid between $2,500 - $12,000 for each dolphin or turtle. The cost included fiberglass animal, artist commission and the concrete base.                      

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turtle

 

Dali’s dolphin       

     

  dali's -dolphin

       

If you are interested in buying any of these stunning pieces of art painted by professional artists, contact the Venice Art Center at 390 Nokomis Ave. South. Venice Florida 34285 Tel: 941-485-7136 or visit their website at Venice Art Center.

  

Sea Creatures Take to the Streets in Venice FL

  

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Cindy Jones
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What a great project and it is always fun to see how creative artists can be.   Hopefully the money raised is going to a good cause for Venice FL.

Nov 02, 2012 07:06 PM #1
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Hi Cindy, in 2005 they had the pigs in paradise raised funds for the Venice Art Center building and endowment. This is the 2nd fund raising program for the same cause.

Nov 02, 2012 07:15 PM #2
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Kwee, those sculptures are just stunning and a great opportunity for the artists to show off and raise money for a good cause.

Nov 02, 2012 07:23 PM #3
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Thank you for the pics it sure looks like a lot of fun.

Nov 02, 2012 07:30 PM #4
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Wow, what a sight this must be to see! What gorgeous works of art... and so colorful! Thanks for sharing them!

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Very nice, Kwee.   I need to get to Venice and see these works of Art!

Nov 02, 2012 08:21 PM #6
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Hello Kwee,  What a great piece of art.  It would be great to see in person.

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Very good idea for Venice, FL, Kwee.  A great way to showcase art as well as the town and raise some money all with the same event.

Nov 03, 2012 04:30 AM #8
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Kwee,

I think they are adorable! I hope they raise a of money because the artists did an excellent job!

How could you not fall in love with something like that!

I'll bet the pigs were great too! This is a great idea. I'm glad I stopped by to see them and to visit with you!

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Kwee, what a fun project and a great attraction for Venice not only for tourists!  I'm suggesting this, I think it's a great localism post! 

Nov 03, 2012 04:49 AM #10
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Those look like delightful fun creations by your local artists, Kwee!  I'm certain visitors will enjoy it too!

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Kwee - I just want to CONGRATULATE you on having this blog FEATURED in the Photos group!

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Kwee, what a cute idea, and bet the kids go crazy seeing all these sea creatures all painted!    Suggested.

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This is such a great idea!  I love all the colorful dolphins. It must be a delight to walk around the streets of Venice during this time. Thanks for sharing!

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Hi Kwee, I just passed near you as I flew out of Miami. This art festival looks like a lot of fun especially the store with the purses and dolphins.
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Kwee, what amazing photos of really amaziing art work.  These looked like they must have been fun to photograph.

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