Santa Ana, California: Giant Celery Stalk

A large bronze sculpture of a stalk of celery dedicated in 2015 recognizes the historical toil of Japanese-American farmers in California's "Salad Bowl."
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3999 S Flower St., Santa Ana, CA
Directions:
Sunflower Ave. and Flower St.
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Stalk of Celery.

Giant Celery Stalk

A new sculpture (a stalk of celery) in Santa Ana commemorates the contributions of the Japanese-American farmers who worked in California's salad bowl. It was done by my brother Richard Turner, a retired art instructor from Chapman University, and dedicated in July 2015.

[John Turner, 09/26/2015]

Sculptor Richard Turner titled the $80k bronze "We Too Were Once Strangers." It combines a vertical "growing" celery posture with a chopped off top, as might be seen in a grocery store produce department.

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