Summer Distractions - Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99
N 43° 30.488 W 096° 45.852
14T E 680729 N 4819672
Quick Description: A sculpture of a boy and his dog is located outside the Caille Branch Library
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 11/22/2019 7:57:41 AM
Waymark Code: WM11NRF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 2

Long Description:
Just to the right of the main entrance to the Caille Branch Library is a lifesize sculpture of a boy with his dog. The boy has numerous distractions, hence the title "Summer Distractions".

This is such a cute sculpture! The boy is holding an ice cream cone in his left hand, and reading a book that is held by his right hand. A puppy is standing on its back legs, front paws on the boy's left leg, trying to get his attention. In the boy's back left pocket is a slingshot, and a baseball mitt is slung over the belt at his front right side. The sculpture is installed on top of a concrete slab.

Text on plaque:

"Summer Distractions"
Lee Leuning/Sherri Treeby
Sheldon F. Reese Foundation
Jimmie Gayle Rysdon, L.G. Everist, Inc.
McKinney Olson Insurance
Schoeneman Brothers
Lynn Verschoor
Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: Summer Distractions

Figure Type: Combination of two figure types

Artist Name or use 'Unknown' if not known: Lee Leuning/Sherri Treeby

Date created or placed or use 'Unknown' if not known: Unknown

Materials used: Bronze

Location: Caille Branch Library

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