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Leaf to reef island art magnets

Are you a lover of sea turtles? Chances are, if you’ve been to the Virgin Islands, your heart has already been captivated by these incredible creatures. All it takes is spotting one poking its head up from the water to catch a breath, or snorkeling next to one that’s lunching on sea grass, to be sucked into their majesty.

For all of the sea turtle fans out there, we’re excited to share the newest additions to our summer beach shop inventory. Check out these custom sea turtle art magnets by Leaf to Reef Studio.


Leaf to Reef sea turtle art


a turtle swimming under water


Leaf to Reef Studio art magnets feature the original artwork of creative team, Travis Kelley and Jennifer Zingg. Both Kelley and Zingg have spent considerable time exploring the islands and reefs of the Caribbean and Hawaiian Islands. They collaborate on paintings and sculptures inspired by the flora and fauna of the natural world. They love spending time in the US Virgin Islands (especially St. Thomas and St. John), snorkeling, hiking, making art, and spending time with their friends at Virgin Islands Ecotours!

Inspired by the beautiful USVI, they have created other custom nature designs for us: a bananaquit, an octopus, a hermit crab, and a beach design.


a close up of a bird



a close up of a logo


a tree next to a body of water


Jennifer, co-owner of Leaf to Reef Studio, is also the Visual Arts Director at Stewart Home & School in Frankfort, Kentucky, where Luke Sorrentino (son of Virgin Islands Ecotours owner, Sybille Sorrentino), has lived and attended school since 2010 (pictured below). Travis, also co-owner of Leaf to Reef Studio, is a former US Army Ranger and disabled combat Veteran. Together they make art, teach workshops, and travel. They are artists, adventurers, and explorers!


Sybille Sorrentino and son Luke

VI EcoTours owner, Sybille with son, Luke (photo by Yelena Rogers Photography)


To learn more about Jennifer & Travis and their artwork, visit their Facebook page.

You can find all of their magnet creations in our online shop, and in our beach shops on Honeymoon Beach, St. John & in the Mangrove Lagoon, St. Thomas.

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