Siesta Key VW

C Fi 9907

This painting is based on the iconic image of a VW bus with surf boards and sunset. It is symbolic of romanticized freedom and the beach lifestyle that Sarasota offers from the beaches of Longboat Key, Lido, Siesta, Turtle Beach, North Jetty, Venice, Casperson, Manasota and Blind Pass.

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Jeff Pilkinton

Jeff Pilkinton is an American full time artist from Fort Wayne IN. Jeff specializes in Murals and Chalk Art traveling the country doing chalk and street paint festivals. Although not limited to just murals and street painting Jeff loves all forms of art and creates in acrylic and oil portraiture, plein air painting and live sketching. Jeff was a pavement artists at the Sarasota-Venice Chalk Festival in 2019.

"I was honored to be a part of this event. I met so many great people in Sarasota that welcomed me and made me feel at home. I always loved the circus and that's why I wanted to do the portraits of the Ringlings. I also did the VW van because It had such a great coastal Florida vibe."

Jeff Pilkinton painted:
John Ringling
John Ringling North
Siesta Keys VW Van