Friday, July 29, 2016

Decorated Utility Box: Fantasy Creatures - Pittsfield, MA

Fantasy Creatures
Pittsfield, MA

N 42° 26.918 W 073° 15.242

Short Description: 

A decorated utility boxes commissioned by the Pittsfield Artscape Committee is located on North Street and the corner of West Street in downtown Pittsfield, MA.

Long Description:

The City of Pittsfield Artscape Committee has chosen the eight designs that are now painted on utility boxes throughout the downtown area. All he boxes were painted July 9th and 16th 2016 and were unveiled on July 21, 2016 during the Third Thursday street fair.

Kyle Murray as decorated this utility box in the popular fantasy style with several bizarre creatures painted against a decorated black background. The street side has a large, yellow, phoenix-like raptor with a blue head within an amorphous, swirling, purple and brown frame. The sidewalk side contains a large T-rex-like creature. This time the swirling elements are pink on top and brown on the bottom. The north side has a gray alien-like creature with pink swirls at the top and gray at the bottom. The south, meter, side is mostly a continuation of the shapes on the front and back this time with gray with mostly replacing brown.

Name of Artist: Kyle Murray

Title of the Art: Fantasy Creatures

Year Decorated: 2016

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