About the Sponsor: GTE Financial

Chartered in 1935, GTE Financial is a locally owned and operated credit union in Tampa Bay and serves more than 250,000 individuals and businesses.

About the Artist: Rob Sardella

Rob Sardella studied illustration/design in his native Boston, Mass. before relocating to Tampa Bay in 2015. He has taken part in many public art projects, most recently the Artloud Trolley cars in downtown Tampa. Rob’s work consists of bright colors paired with a realistic illustrative style.

About the Sculpture: 

Goldie is an eclectic lab with its bright green to purple ombre fur and shiny gold cape. He stands on a gold base. Around Goldie’s neck hangs a GTE financial logo.