Found in Reno: Utility-box art

Walk around Reno, NV and you will see so much street art. While most of Reno's public paintings are on its walls, there's no way we can miss the 'Biggest Little City's' utility-box art. Here in this post are just two of them, but there's more coming up. 

utility-box art, Reno, NV

Walk around Reno, NV and you will see so much street art. While most of Reno’s public paintings are on its walls, there’s no way we can miss the ‘Biggest Little City’s’ utility-box art. Here in this post are just two of them, but there’s more coming up.

The first work of art featured here seems like a map of a part of Reno.  Notice the street names on the utility box. This looks like a painting of city blocks with near the Truckee River, which flows through the city of Reno. It’s a pity that I don’t have more pictures of this box. I seem to have missed the name of the artist, too. Have you seen this utility box on the streets of Reno? Would you know the name behind this work?

utility-box art, Reno, NV

Here’s another piece of utility-box art, also from the streets of Reno. This was a drive-by shot (on our way back to the city from Pyramid Lake). This one does have the name of the artist on it, but any amount of magnifying the image does not get me to it. (I think I see a ‘Larissa in it, but I could be wrong). And a search on the internet didn’t help too.

Anyway, I’m still sharing it with you, to show the art I came across in Reno. And these are not the only works I saw on utility boxes. Come back next week to see some more because I saved the next for a post of its own.

utility-box art, Reno, NV

utility-box art, Reno, NV

By the way, have you seen the Daydream mural? Or the women on the walls of Kanpai Sushi Restaurant in Circus Circus?

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  • sccollections
    16 October 2017 at 2:31 am

    Wow thats well done. I like it.

    • dNambiar
      17 October 2017 at 9:10 am

      Those boxes are some thing to look at, now. 🙂
      Thank you for visiting, SC. :

  • tom the backroads traveller
    16 October 2017 at 4:01 am

    …these boxes have come popular spots for murals.

    • dNambiar
      17 October 2017 at 9:12 am

      Oh yeah. They really have.
      Those boxes look prettier now. 🙂

      Have a good week, Tom.

  • Kate
    16 October 2017 at 4:31 am

    I am happy that street art now includes making utility boxes more interesting!

    • dNambiar
      17 October 2017 at 9:12 am

      I totally agree. 🙂
      Welcome here, Kate. 🙂

  • Sami
    16 October 2017 at 6:31 am

    Nice boxes, much better than the plain ones. I found quite a few painted ones in Portugal too.

    • dNambiar
      17 October 2017 at 9:14 am

      I swear. Nice to know you’ve seen them in Portugal.
      Has Australia started putting up art on utility boxes, Sami?

  • VioletSky
    16 October 2017 at 1:06 pm

    These large boxes deserve the larger than life art painted on them!

    • dNambiar
      17 October 2017 at 9:14 am

      They sure do.
      Welcome here, Violet Sky. 🙂

  • Oakland Daily Photo
    20 October 2017 at 8:16 pm

    Utility box murals could be its own meme. They make wonderful (and a multitude of) canvases. Thanks for contributing to this week’s Monday Mural.

    • dNambiar
      21 October 2017 at 6:25 pm

      I’m sure we’d have enough material for that meme. These boxes are getting more paint and artwork on them, these days; great canvases indeed. 🙂
      Thank you for hosting. 🙂

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