Thursday, July 31, 2014

City Installs 15 New Traffic Box Art Wraps Downtown

Posted By on Thu, Jul 31, 2014 at 1:00 PM

click to enlarge "Leaf Party" by Karen Eastman (left) and "Dalicious" by Collin Pfeifer (right). - HARRISON BERRY
  • Harrison Berry
  • "Leaf Party" by Karen Eastman (left) and "Dalicious" by Collin Pfeifer (right).

In downtown Boise, 15 traffic boxes are now a little brighter. 

The Boise City Department of Arts and History has just finished wrapping 15 traffic boxes in designs created by local artists. Many of the artists have never been part of a public art project, including 12-year-old Fresco Arts Academy student Zoe Tormollen, whose work can be found at the intersection of State and 11th streets.

Eight more art-bearing traffic boxes will be unveiled in September, joining the 80 boxes across the city that have already been wrapped.

For more information about the traffic boxes and a walking tour map, check out the Department of Arts and History website.


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