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Wooden Mermaid

Location: Dana Point
Wooden Mermaid


Wooden Mermaid

Cherie Currie, 2009

Made by Cherie Currie of the Runaways. A wood carved mermaid playing a guitar made of Sequioa redwood. It was dedicated to Sandy West, drummer for the Runways, who died of lung cancer in 2006. The concrete monument was created to accompany the mermaid sculpture and includes a pair of Sandy West’s drum sticks. The plaque reads, “Artist Cherie Currie “The Runaways” In Loving Memory of Sandy West – Drummer”.

Medium type: Concrete; Wood

Date created: 2009


24731 La Plaza, Dana Point, CA, 92629


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