Corners of San Clemente become artworks with new paintings
Next time you drive past San Clemente High School, look for 12-year-old Jackson Hinkle’s artwork to jump out at you from the curb. You can’t miss it – it’s a traffic control…
My Street Art on a Berkeley Utility Box
The City of Berkeley has decorated their utility boxes with art through a program called Street's Alive . The only requirement is the theme ...
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The Art Box Project Beautifies San Jose Utility Boxes
The Art Box Project is an ongoing project that allows local artists contribute to the cityscape with decorative paintings on utility boxes throughout San Jose.
Mini-murals brighten city, reduce graffiti
Ronen is one of 15 area street artists turning these utility boxes into murals as part of an ambitious pilot program to discourage graffiti and bring public art to areas of the city where it is rarely seen. Taggers may break laws, but they tend to respect others' art and leave it alone, said Noah Quiles, owner of UP Art Studio on Elysian Street north of downtown, who proposed the pilot project. Willowbend resident Rose Corder, who passes the intersection daily, loves Ronen's mural and hopes…
Slideshow: our favourite wacky and witty painted utility boxes across the city
First, we saw a trompe d'oeil fireplace on a utility box at Queen and Victoria. Next, a whimsical piano-themed box on Bloor Street West. Then, three more
Walnut Creek: Public art dresses up faceless utility boxes downtown
A pedestrian walks near a utility box at the corner or Mt. Diablo Boulevard and Locust Street that was created by artist Julie Alvardo, titled "Where The Other Sock Goes," in Walnut Creek, Calif., on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. The artwork is part of a new public art project the downtown business association paid for, and involves transferring designs onto vinyl art wraps and wrapping them around old utility boxes. (Dan Rosenstrauch/Bay Area News Group)