Sunday, July 31, 2016

Decorated Utility Box: Hands of Hope Pittsfield, MA

Hands of Hope
Pittsfield, MA

N 42° 27.014 W 073° 15.216

Short Description: 

A decorated utility boxes commissioned by the Pittsfield Artscape Committee is located on North Street at the corner of Depot 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.

Stacey Healey has decorated this utility box called "Hands of Hope" with the help of children from the Gladys Allen Brigham Community Center. A multicolored array hands are traced and painted on three sides of this utility box. The hands are oriented in in all directions. If there is an overlap, the artist paints the overlapping areas in different colors than the overlapping hands. The south, meter, side remains unpainted.

Name of Artist: Stacey Healy

Title of the Art: Hands of Hope

Year Decorated: 2016

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