USU Bull

Submitted by Bronze Icons LLC

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Client: USU Student Athletics

Location: Vernal, Utah, United States

Completion date: 2011

Artwork budget: $125,000

Project Team

Artist

Jocelyn Russell

Bronze Icons LLC

Client

Bingham Entrepreneurship

Bingham Entrepreneurship

Client

Utah Public Arts Program

Utah Public Arts Program

Overview

Jocelyn Russell was commissioned by the state of Utah to design and create a bronze monument of the Utah State Aggies mascot bull, At twice life-size this sculpture is this monumental bronze sculpture is 12' long x 10' high x 6' wide and weights 2200 pounds.

Goals

The goal of this commission was to help identify the Utah State University Uintah Basin campus in Vernal. This piece needed to be similar but different than the bronze bull on the Logan USU campus, Jocelyn incorporated motion into the this sculpture.

Process

The twice life-size bull monument was commissioned on behalf of the Bingham Entrepreneurship and Energy Research Center for the USU Uintah Basin campus through the Utah Public Arts Program. The original design was created by Jocelyn Russell