THE BIKE STOPS HERE: BIKE ARTIST DESIGNED BICYCLE RACKS Submission Deadline: PASSED Seeing the rapid growth of bicycling in Salt Lake City and the desire to encourage more people to choose cycling as a transportation option, there is an essential need and desire for safe and secure bicycle parking. To that end, and in the […]
Day Christensen, Bonnie Sucec
One hundred bronze bees are installed throughout the station’s canopy. Images of the Great Salt Lake represent the cultural and historic nature of this location and the significance of the City’s name, derived from this beautiful and unique lake. The windscreens were hand painted with vitreous paint and the glass was then fired, evoking the colors of the lake. Red and gray brick pavers on the surface of the platform have been laid in a wave pattern.
Bonnie Sucec is one of the most highly regarded modernist artists in Utah. She earned an MFA from the University of Utah, with earlier study at the California College of Arts & Crafts and Brigham Young University. She is also a teacher and arts activist, and she has been selected for several public art commissions in Utah. Sucec is represented by Phillips Gallery, Salt Lake City.
Day Emil Christensen is a sculptor and mixed media artist. He graduated from BYU with a B.A. in Art and Design and a Master in Landscape Architecture from Harvard Graduate School of Design. In 2008, Christensen was awarded a grant from the Utah Arts Council as part of the Individual Artists Services Grants program.
LocationCity Center Station 55 South Main Salt Lake/Sandy Line