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Utility Box Art

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The City of Costa Mesa Cultural Arts Committee is dedicated to incorporating art into public spaces and is especially interested in incorporating the work of local artists in such spaces whenever possible. A Utility Box Art Program was launched in early 2015, spotlight a handful of utility boxes as beautiful art pieces.

Forty distinct, artistic designs are now spotlighted throughout Costa Mesa. To view a map of all current locations, click here.

Calling all Orange County Artist! Are you an OC artist interested in showcasing your talents by becoming a partner in the Utility Box Art Program? Click here for more information.

Are you a Costa Mesa Business that is interested in sponsoring a box? Click here for more information.

How do I apply to be considered for the Utility Box Art Program?  

  • To submit an application for consideration, click here.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Artist must be a resident of Orange County
  • 18+ years old   
  • Artwork must be “G” rated
  • Artwork submission must be a high resolution (300 dpi) file with dimensions of 20 inches high and 40 inches wide.