Sand art

sand, sand sculpture, mermaid, beach, ocean, long beach new york, new york, long island

Since today’s weather was the perfect spring day to get in some beach time and in honor of throwback Thursday I’m highlighting a photo I took in June of 2010. Back in 2010 a sand sculpting competition was held in my hometown of Long Beach, NY as part of a Go Green festival. During the competition I headed over to the beach to check out the art that was being created and since I work as an editorial designer for my local community newspaper took some photos for the paper. While shooting I started talking to one of the artist and after talking to the editor about how there should be a story on the competition he turned around and said that I should write the story. The mermaid sculpture above was the winner of the competition. Sadly the sand sculpting competition hasn’t returned to the beach.

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