Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Decorated Utility Box: Remind Them Why You're Here - Pittsfield, MA

Remind Them Why You're Here
Pittsfield, MA

N 42° 27.034 W 073° 15.191

Short Description: 

A decorated utility boxes commissioned by the Pittsfield Artscape Committee is located on North Street and in front of Palace Park 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.

Stephanie VanBramer created this decorated utility box with a motivational message. The street side contains the portrait of a young black girl, against a white background, wearing a white mask to emulate a superhero. The remainder of the utility box is spray painted in tones of purple and blue. The back and north side side carries the motivational message painted in white. The sidewalk side is inscribed: this place needs you  remind them. The south side is inscribed: why you're here.

Title: "Remind Them Why You're Here"

Name of Artist: Stephanie VanBramer

Title of the Art: Remind Them Why You're Here

Year Decorated: 2016

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