They call themselves sand sculptors—artists who build massive structures on the beach for fun and profit, only to watch their work disappear overnight.
His small experiments in the sand turned into larger ones: abstract forms that nurtured his creativity and attracted spectators. Sometimes hours would pass without a negative thought. He loved how the beach forced him out of his natural introversion.
Convinced that he needed to overhaul his life, Kirk quit his job and became a full-time professional sand sculptor. Soon Kirk was participating in sand-sculpting competitions around North America.