Karlis Isle

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Karlis Ile is a professional sculptor from Latvia since 1995. He works with various materials; bronzes steel, granite, wood, and recently ice, snow and sand, because he "likes how the primeval force of these natural materials along with the magic of the moment makes energy vibrate."

Karlis graduated from Art Academy of Latvia and holds a master's degree in art in humanities. He finished figural sculpture Master workshop.

Karlis holds numerous gold medals from international festivals in many countries, Russia, Switzerland, Finland, China, Japan, Lithuania, the USA, Canada, Germany and his home country of Latvia.



2022 Solo First place


2022 Doubles First place

Recently named America's #1 Beach, the Siesta Key Crystal Classic has become a favorite of the professional sand sculptors who have competed here.


The free, open-air Breeze Siesta Key Trolley runs daily from 8am to 10pm between Siesta Key Village and Turtle Beach.

Transportation from Siesta Key Mall or Gulf Gate Station to Siesta Key is provided through Breeze OnDemand.

Customers can request a ride through the OnDemand by Sarasota County mobile app, through the breezetransit.net/breezeondemand website, or by calling 941-300-1553. Each trip costs $2 per passenger and can pickup and drop-off at any Siesta Key address. Rides can be booked for 1 to 4 passengers. Other customers may be picked up or dropped off during each trip.