The City of Fremont has announced a new program for the painting of murals on up to 160 utility boxes throughout the city! Artists throughout Alameda County were asked to submit proposals. The deadline for artists submissions for the 1st phase of 15 boxes has passed, and 50 submissions have been received and are being evaluated. Artists whose work is chosen and completed will receive a $650 stipend.

For more information about the boxART! program to create murals on the City of Fremont’s Traffic Signal Control Boxes, commonly referred to as utility boxes, visit the City of Fremont website.

Interested businesses, organizations, or individuals may sponsor a boxART! mural by underwriting the cost of the box(es). In return, they may select the particular artwork from the portfolio of accepted artists/artwork. Organizations, firms and individuals interested in sponsoring a box are asked to contact project manager Susan Longini at or (510) 494-4555.