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 […]
Shawn Porter created two stainless steel, bronze, and patinaed copper waterway & wildlife sculptures referencing the Jordan River, riparian zones, wetlands and wildlife existing throughout the Salt Lake Valley. His passion for and interest in the wetlands prompted his “desire to incorporate naturalistic artwork as a physical, visual and conceptual waterway/ gateway that welcomes visitors to the naturally diverse state of Utah.” This formal construct of line, arc and sphere provide the viewer with a banking river way perspective from end to center and center to end of station platform. A representation of reed-grasses generate archways suggesting mass transit as personal transference through a natural gateway into the capital city.
Location1940 West Station 1940 West North Temple North Temple Airport Line