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City of Lodi seeks artists to paint murals on five traffic signal control boxes

Lodi drivers may soon have something to look at while waiting for traffic lights to change. Following the lead of cities like Gilroy and Santa Cruz, the city of Lodi is seeking artists to paint murals on five traffic signal control boxes.

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2 comments:

  • Bobcatbob Ingram posted at 8:54 am on Fri, Feb 8, 2013.

    99er Posts: 119

    I agree. makes the whole area around the box brighten up, cost is minimal and I think the artist will spend their dough in their community.
    Double win.

     
  • Doug Chaney posted at 6:17 am on Fri, Feb 8, 2013.

    advocate Posts: 499

    What a great idea. This gives local artists, young and old, to showcase their talents and add to the appearance of those ugly, drab colored boxes. It's time that more of these findings for art in a public place are used for community projects like these, rather than in the past throwing tens of thousands of funding money to the same old local muralist. Thank you Ms. Bridewell for changing the long standing practice of throwing cash at the same old muralist and making these projects available to the many young, talented Lodi community artists.

     
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