ocala’s artful water tank

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The mural cost $25,500. It has a circumference of more than 300 feet and is about 20 feet tall. It features many of the agricultural products produced in Marion County, Florida, including peanuts, watermelons, tomatoes and blueberries. The bottom of the mural features a stylized water cycle that includes flowing water entering a marshy area. Freshwater fish and even a large water snake are prominent.

Eduardo Mendieta used spray paint to complete one of the public art projects taken on by the City of Ocala recently.  The use of industrial or utilitarian structures also helps beautify areas not usually thought of as artistic.

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