Box Art Project Overview
The Arvada Box Art project aims to enhance visual aesthetics in the city and to increase civic pride. The primary goal is to bring art to unexpected places where it can add joy to people’s lives. This project will use original designs by local artists to be painted on-site, as well as designs for vinyl wrap.
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This project is a partnership between the Arvada Arts and Culture Commission, Arvada Parks Advisory Committee, and Olde Town Arvada Business Improvement District (BID)
Olde Town Utility Box Art
In the fall of 2019, the City of Arvada’s Arts & Culture Commission (AACC) and the Olde Town Arvada Business Improvement District (BID) requested proposals in an open competition for artists to create artwork on utility boxes throughout Olde Town Arvada. This will be the first phase of the Arvada Box Art Project. The boxes are excellent canvases—often in highly-visible areas—to showcase the historic, cultural, social, and creative values of Arvada.
Box painting was completed June 2020.
The artists include:
1. Julian Howard (Fuzzy's Taco Shop) 5760 Olde Wadsworth Blvd: Instagram @tattoosbyjules
2. Noelle Miller (Olde Town Square) 5726 Olde Wadsworth Blvd: www.noellemillerart.com / Instagram @noelle.k.miller
3.Patrick Maxcy (Between Ramah Flower Co. and Little by Little) 5626 Olde Wadsworth Blvd: PatrickMaxyArt.com, Instagram @PatrickMaxcy
4. Tony Zellaha (Community Bank on the Olde Wadsworth side) 7530 Grandview Ave: Instagram @tonyzellahaart
Charise Canales, Staff Liaison to Arvada Arts and Culture Commission