Stone carving of mermaid figure forming a circle to represent the cycle of life.The theme of the work is in the form of evolution, of life emerging from the sea to the land.
First Leisure plc commissioned and sponsored the work with the backing of the Arts Council. The company donated it to the town of Porthcawl.
The work is symbolic of Porthcawl's association with the sea.
|Nicholas, Peter W.||Sculptor|
|Part of work||Material||Dimensions|
|Mother Sea||Portland stone||152cm high x 122cm wide x 122cm deep|
PMSA recording information
|Precise location||In centre of Seabank Garden, opposite Seabank Hotel|
|Date of design||1992|
|Year of unveiling||1993|
|Commissioned by||First Leisure plc|
|Duty of care||Porthcawl Town Council|
|Listing status||Not listed|
|At risk?||No known risk|