Sea Dragon 2006, Urban Trees 3
Artist: Deana Mando, Epoxy fiberglass over aluminum tube frame with welded steel supports
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The "Sea Dragon" Head
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Sea Dragon 2006
Artist: Deana Mando
Epoxy fiberglass over aluminum tube frame with welded steel supports
Urban Trees 3 external link
Port Of San Diego Public Art Program external link
The Waterfront, San Diego, California
(Photo posted Monday 19 September 2011)
(Photo taken 17:23:51 Saturday 16 October 2010)
© 2011 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#BCY_1254


High atop the central pole support roughly eight feet up was the head of the dragon.


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The "Sea Dragon" Sculpture
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Sea Dragon 2006
Artist: Deana Mando
Epoxy fiberglass over aluminum tube frame with welded steel supports
Urban Trees 3 external link
Port Of San Diego Public Art Program external link
The Waterfront, San Diego, California
(Photo posted Monday 19 September 2011)
(Photo taken 17:23:43 Saturday 16 October 2010)
© 2011 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#BCY_1252


The sculpture bordered a small park near the waterfront. A tall steel pole supported the spiral sculpture that was fiberglass and painted aluminum.


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The "Sea Dragon" Bottom Of Spiral
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Sea Dragon 2006
Artist: Deana Mando
Epoxy fiberglass over aluminum tube frame with welded steel supports
Urban Trees 3 external link
Port Of San Diego Public Art Program external link
The Waterfront, San Diego, California
(Photo posted Monday 19 September 2011)
(Photo taken 17:23:58 Saturday 16 October 2010)
© 2011 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#BCY_1256


The lower part of the spiral was the tail of the dragon. The spiral and fins were formed of painted aluminum.


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The "Sea Dragon" Middle Of Spiral
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Sea Dragon 2006
Artist: Deana Mando
Epoxy fiberglass over aluminum tube frame with welded steel supports
Urban Trees 3 external link
Port Of San Diego Public Art Program external link
The Waterfront, San Diego, California
(Photo posted Monday 19 September 2011)
(Photo taken 17:24:00 Saturday 16 October 2010)
© 2011 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#BCY_1257


The middle of the spiral and the steel rods that supported it. Notice that the center column and the support rods show signs of rust.


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The "Sea Dragon" Detail Of Tail
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Sea Dragon 2006
Artist: Deana Mando
Epoxy fiberglass over aluminum tube frame with welded steel supports
Urban Trees 3 external link
Port Of San Diego Public Art Program external link
The Waterfront, San Diego, California
(Photo posted Monday 19 September 2011)
(Photo taken 17:24:05 Saturday 16 October 2010)
© 2011 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#BCY_1258


Here is a closeup shot of the tail. Notice that the fins were welded on and then painted.


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The "Sea Dragon" The Sign
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Sea Dragon 2006
Artist: Deana Mando
Epoxy fiberglass over aluminum tube frame with welded steel supports
Urban Trees 3 external link
Port Of San Diego Public Art Program external link
The Waterfront, San Diego, California
(Photo posted Monday 19 September 2011)
(Photo taken 17:23:34 Saturday 16 October 2010)
© 2011 Bryan Costales
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
#BCY_1251


The sign read:

Sea Dragon
Deana Mando
2006
Port of San Diego Tidelands Collection
www.portofsandiego.org
For artwork information, text "DRAGON" to 53137
Unified Port Of San Diego


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