BEYOND THE BOX Call For Artists
The Glendale Arts and Culture Commission has issued a call for artists to apply to paint murals on City of Glendale utility boxes on October 14, 2016. Utility box murals will be painted in downtown Glendale, on West Colorado Street between Louise Street and San Fernando Road, and on Glendale Avenue between Harvard Street and San Fernando Road.
Interested artists must submit their applications by August 15, 2016,
Beyond The Box utility box mural event that will take place on May 2, 2015, with selected utility boxes, including locations:
• Near the Brand Boulevard of Cars and the Museum of Neon Art.
• In the Adams Hill neighborhood.
• On Louise Street near the 134 Freeway.
• In north Glendale on Foothill Boulevard.
The Glendale Arts & Culture Commission would like to encourage artists and community members to create murals in the City to beautify the streetscape. Artists are not required, but highly encouraged to incorporate volunteers into the mural process. Artists may create a template or outline to help volunteers paint the mural, or propose another concept for involving volunteers in the mural process.
Artists will be asked to prepare utility boxes (sand and prime). Artists are required to paint the mural on Saturday, May 2, 2015. Artists will be asked to apply final protective coating the following day.
The Arts and Culture Commission will fund up to $750.00 per utility box, inclusive of all artist’s fees, paints and materials. The Commission anticipates selecting artwork for twenty-four utility boxes. Please visit the City of Glendale website for application guidelines. The deadline to apply is April 13, 2015.