Mote Marine Laboratory on City Island, Sarasota
This Wyland wall was one of his early murals, for the then-new location of one of the premier oceanography laboratories in the world. They moved here from humble digs on Turtle Beach when tidal forces threatened the building near the gulf. Currents were carrying away the sand decades ago; now they have sealed the gap—Midnight Pass—between two keys which have become one. One can only adapt with the tides.