Jack Archibald, Paradigm Shift
Public Art Collection
In 1985, the Legislature passed the Utah Percent-for-Art Act, which designates that 1% of construction costs of new and/or renovated state public buildings is added to the project for the purpose of commissioning, maintaining, and conserving site-specific art at, on, or in the facility. There are more than 200 pieces in the Utah Public Art Collection, including a broad range of media, from textiles and glass to stone and metal monumental works.
Image (above): "Paradigm Shift" by Jack Archibald, leaded stained glass, 2008, located at Southern Utah University, Teacher Education Facility; (below): "Leading the Charge" by Jocelyn Russell, bronze, 2011, located at Utah State University Vernal.