This individual bronze seagull head is a study for the artwork located at the Temple Square TRAX station on the Salt Lake – Sandy light rail line. As part of their project for the station, Sucec and Christensen created a flock of bronze seagulls which are mounted to the top of the canopies.
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 BA 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.
Artwork featured in header: Untitled by Richard Hsieh