Daybreak Public Art

Public Art

Bike Monsters
  • Piece Name: Papa Wheelie (Bike Monster)
  • By: Sugar Post Metal in conjunction with the LiveDAYBREAK Community Arts Advisory Committee
  • Year Built: 2018
 BikeMonster8In conjunction with Fed Conlon of Sugar Post Metal, the CAAC has worked diligently to design and place the five sculptures in four locations around Oquirrh Lake and one location in Founders Park.
 
BikeMonster5
"It really lends itself (Daybreak) to public art that would incorporate the idea that Daybreak has of being a walkable, bikeable, fitness-based community," said Conlon.
 
After deciding on the inspiration of the sculptures, the CAAC and LiveDAYBREAK worked with the community remembers to collect donated bikes that would be incorporated into the design of each "bike monster" sculpture.




  •  Piece Name: Pedal & Metal (Bike Monster)
  • By: Sugar Post Metal in conjunction with the LiveDAYBREAK Community Arts Advisory Committee
  • Year Built: 2018
 BikeMonster4In conjunction with Fed Conlon of Sugar Post Metal, the CAAC has worked diligently to design and place the five sculptures in four locations around Oquirrh Lake and one location in Founders Park.
 
"It really lends itself (Daybreak) to public art that would incorporate the idea that Daybreak has of being a walkable, bikeable, fitness-based community," said Conlon.
 
After deciding on the inspiration of the sculptures, the CAAC and LiveDAYBREAK worked with the community remembers to collect donated bikes that would be incorporated into the design of each "bike monster" sculpture. 


  • Piece Name: Rusty & Son (Bike Monster)
  • By: Sugar Post Metal in conjunction with the LiveDAYBREAK Community Arts Advisory Committee
  • Year Built: 2018
BikeMonster11In conjunction with Fed Conlon of Sugar Post Metal, the CAAC has worked diligently to design and place the five sculptures in four locations around Oquirrh Lake and one location in Founders Park.
BikeMonster10
"It really lends itself (Daybreak) to public art that would incorporate the idea that Daybreak has of being a walkable, bikeable, fitness-based community," said Conlon.

After deciding on the inspiration of the sculptures, the CAAC and LiveDAYBREAK worked with the community remembers to collect donated bikes that would be incorporated into the design of each "bike monster" sculpture.


  • Piece Name: The Rolling Clones (Bike Monster)
  • By: Sugar Post Metal in conjunction with the LiveDAYBREAK Community Arts Advisory Committee
  • Year Built: 2018
BikeMonster14In conjunction with Fed Conlon of Sugar Post Metal, the CAAC has worked diligently to design and place the five sculptures in four locations around Oquirrh Lake and one location in Founders Park.

"It really lends itself (Daybreak) to public art that would incorporate the idea that Daybreak has of being a walkable, bikeable, fitness-based community," said Conlon.

After deciding on the inspiration of the sculptures, the CAAC and LiveDAYBREAK worked with the community remembers to collect donated bikes that would be incorporated into the design of each "bike monster" sculpture.


  • Piece Name: Wheel & Grace (Bike Monster)
  • By: Sugar Post Metal in conjunction with the LiveDAYBREAK Community Arts Advisory Committee
  • Year Built: 2018
BikeMonster9In conjunction with Fed Conlon of Sugar Post Metal, the CAAC has worked diligently to design and place the five sculptures in four locations around Oquirrh Lake and one location in Founders Park.
BikeMonster6
"It really lends itself (Daybreak) to public art that would incorporate the idea that Daybreak has of being a walkable, bikeable, fitness-based community," said Conlon.

After deciding on the inspiration of the sculptures, the CAAC and LiveDAYBREAK worked with the community remembers to collect donated bikes that would be incorporated into the design of each "bike monster" sculpture.
Daybreak Sculpture Garden
  • Piece Name:  Daybreak Sculpture Garden
  • By: Spohn Ranch collaborated with Daybreak community and local landscape architects, G.Brown
  • Location: 4513 Dorena Ln. South Jordan, UT
  • Year Built: 2008
  • Nation’s first skateable sculpture garden
    • 20,000+ square feet
Skateable-Art-South-Jordan-Utah-23Throwing all notions of conventional skatepark design out the window, we developed a vision for a mixed-use public space with eye-catching skateable sculptures artfully set along with a pair of winding pedestrian paths. Nestled in unassuming housing development, this unnamed park is home to over a dozen integrated skateable art pieces, such as the “Ribbon,” which was inspired by Park City’s 2002 Olympic ribbon sculpture.

High Wind Advisor
  • Piece Name: High Wind Advisor
  • By: Andrew Smith
  • Location: SODA Row
  • Year Built: 2006
HighWindAdvisor3A freestanding sculpture is holding a weather vane in his outstretched hand. Due to strong winds within Daybreak, part of the weather vane had to be removed.
 




People in Transit
  • Piece Name: People in Transit
  • By: David Boyer
  • Location: South Jordan Parkway Station
  • Year Built: 2011
  • A kinetic wind sculpture consisting of ten robotic flyers that weathervane into the wind.
  • Permanent installation
 People in Transit 21"People in Transit" is a sculpture consisting of 10 Peter-Pan-style flying people on tall poles. Installed at the Daybreak Parkway Utah Transit Authority (UTA) light rail station, this sculpture is a celebration of those folks that use the train for transportation. The flying aspect of the people is a fun, whimsical twist on the fast-paced nature of transportation in the modern age. 
People in Transit 11
 
The flyers come in three sizes, with the largest being on the shortest poles and the smallest being on the tallest poles. The flyers are made of steel and stainless steel and are mounted to the poles via low-friction bearings, allowing them to orient into the prevailing wind.

SoDa Row Murals
  • Piece Name: SoDa Row Murals
  • By: Penny Bohn
  • Location: SoDa Row
  • Year Built: 2018
  • Interactive painted murals 
  • Permanent installation

WallMuralEditSoar
Everyone has, at one time or another, wondered what it would be like to fly. Or at the very least, wonder what having a set of wings would look like. This mural invites people to interact with it and see themselves as something other-worldly, and to share that image with our wingless peers online.wings

Hidden Zen
This art conveys that an immovable object can be manipulated with a small gesture. The image of a person ‘pulling back’ the brick to reveal a colorful zentangle design is intended to make one wonder if the brick is really brick at all or just an illusion hiding a zen-ful secret. This mural begs to be photographed and shared, with the viewer wondering, “how did you…?”



 

Community Utility Boxes
MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON!
Cat utility box

Colorful Bird utility box

Farmer utility box

Hummingbird utility box

School utility box

Suitcase utility box

Frog utility box

Art Cubes
Art CubesEmbracing the arts is essential here in Daybreak and the new Art Cubes project on SoDa Row does just that! The Art Cubes project was intended to enliven and beautify the community of Daybreak through public art. Each cube displays a variety of art pieces by amazing local artists, including our very own Daybreak residents. In total, 8 artists were able to come together to complete these 3 colorful cubes.  

The Art Cubes have been moved to North Shore by the Information Cottage.

Stories behind the Art

  • Durga Ekambaram was chosen to paint 4 panels for the Art Cube project each one is full of vibrant colors. Each one took 5 hours to complete. And instead of payment, she is asking that we donate on behalf of her work to the non-profit O.U.R. – Operation Underground Railroad. We will be donating $600 on behalf of her time and talents. 
  • Daybreak Resident Cara Ann Mathis says, "Daybreak has been such a life-changing community for me, I'd love to give back however I can. In recent months, our country has endured more than I've seen in 30 years -- earthquakes, pandemics, global riots...the hits keep coming. But every day, when I sit on my porch and see my neighbors still smiling at each other and waving, hugging when they can, and enjoying all that Daybreak has to offer, I'm so grateful to be in this community. I don't know how I would've made it through this year so far without Daybreak, and this artwork demonstrates the communal reset we've all been able to take by living here and, for many of us, working from here now, too. It's been such a blessing."
  • Michael Monson says, "I have always believed my artwork should make a bold statement, hoping to evoke emotional responses and connections with my viewers. I like to weave soft color and line work while applying a heavier hand when bold is necessary to convey a point. For this work, I’ve used acrylics to capture the beauty of these delicate, colorful poppies found in a remote field while out enjoying a drive in our beautiful valley."
  • Daybreak Resident Mike Warren says, "It reminds me of going swimming as a kid and getting out of an unheated pool to lie on the concrete to warm up. The subject is my 6-year-old grandson at their local pool and others in the series are from my photographs taken that same day."


The Artists & their pieces

Cube #1 Artwork Title Online at
Durga Ekambaram Peacock Flutters Instagram: strokes_durga
Cara Ann Mathis - DAYBREAK RESIDENT Reset Together  (World in Flowers) Instagram: mathisartco
Michael Monson Poppies Facebook: mjm.lifelikeart
Trent Call Razzle Dazzle Instagram: trentcall
Durga Ekambaram Contrasts (Elephant) Instagram: strokes_durga
     
     
Cube #2    
Dave Doman Love Will Bring Us Together davestersfk
     
     
Cube #3    
Shu Yamamoto Cat Art after MC Escher 3
Instagram: finefelineart
Elizabeth Bunker Philippine Proverb http://www.proverbmuralproject.com/
Mike Warren - DAYBREAK RESIDENT Warming up www.mwarrenstudio.com/summer2020
Durga Ekambaram Patterns Instagram: strokes_durga
Durga Ekambaram Room for Coffee Instagram: strokes_durga


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