2/21/2018 City of Mountain View Media Release City of Mountain View
Office of the City Manager
500 Castro St., 3rd Floor
Mountain View, CA 94039

MEDIA RELEASE 02212018-1
Subject :

Artists Wanted for Utility Box Beautification Program
Contact : Shonda Ranson
Communications Coordinator

(Mountain View, Calif.)—The City of Mountain View is looking for Bay Area artists to beautify the streets. Through the Visual Arts Committee’s new pilot program called “Sidewalk Studio,” the City hopes to turn five blank utility boxes into new public art that will encourage civic pride, increase pedestrian traffic and deter graffiti. Interested artists must apply online at www.MountainView.gov/SidewalkStudio through February 28 to be considered. On March 14, five artists or artist teams will be selected from the applicants, and all artists will be notified by March 21. Residents and visitors can expect to see the new public art around town by early May. For more information, visit www.MountainView.gov/SidewalkStudio.