Skip to main content
To homepage
Coronavirus updates: MTA Service During the Coronavirus Pandemic, Read more

MTA Arts & Design


Valley Stream

Malin Abrahamsson

On the Trail of the Rising Sun, 2008

Glass and ceramic mosaic on West Stair Wall, Escalator Wall and Platform Waiting Room

At Valley Stream Station a series of mosaic works fills the new platform waiting room with works of calming color and charming vistas.

Portraying the skies and scenery of the area, Swedish-born and Brooklyn-based artist Malin Abrahamsson creates a broad swath of green bands punctuated with more detailed mosaics of local sights, such as a pair of Canadian Geese, a house, and the nearby clock tower.

Two other large mosaic panels hang above the west stairway and escalator, showing a pale blue sky with a touch of green at the bottom, a seagull in flight, and floating clouds. The works bring to commuters a painter's sensibility with views of the rolling lawns and shrubs of the close-by suburbs, under expansive skies.

About Permanent Art Program Digital Art Program Lightbox Project Transit Posters Music Under New York Poetry Podcasts Index
Navigation requires Adobe Flash Player 7 and JavaScript Enabled.

Penn Station 

Port Washington 


Port Jefferson 




New York City Transit 

Metro-North Railroad 

Long Island Rail Road 

Bridges & Tunnels 

New York City Transit Buses 

New York City Transit Buses 

Follow us on:
  • Google Translate