Before the Sun Speaks

Submitted by Molly Mason


Client: Kirkwood College Public Art Program

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA, United States

Completion date: 2009

Project Team


Mary Kay Conrad

Former Dean of Kirkwood College


Before the Sun Speaks, water feature and two major sculptures commissioned by Kirkwood Community College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Stainless steel, kiln-formed glass, pool. 15’ x 17’ x 11’. Feature element of beautiful 24’ x 150’ x 45’ lobby of large new LEED-certified Conference Center. One sculpture is plumbed for water; there are also 18 jets running on variable water flow patterns in the pool.