Public Art

BROKEN ARROW UTILITY BOX PUBLIC ART PROGRAMutility box art

In 2017, the City of Broken Arrow launched a program to support public art and to enhance the community and neighborhoods through the use of decorated utility boxes. The rose-themed project will enhance the aesthetics of the city, promote civic pride, and extend public art to new areas and unexpected places while creating an attractive environment and allowing art to be introduced to the public in a creative and inventive way. The program goal is to bring beauty to unexpected places such as utility boxes.

Artist & Sponsor Information 

This project is open to all local and regional artists. The City of Broken Arrow encourages applications from both new and established artists. Broken Arrow applicants will be given preference. Submissions will be reviewed by a selection committee. Once approved by the Sponsor and the committee, the artwork will be photographed and converted to a vinyl wrap to be installed on a utility box.

Any Artist’s fee will be paid directly to the Artist by the Sponsor of the utility box. If the Sponsor would like to work with a specific Artist, the Artist must complete the Artist Application and receive approval from the City of Broken Arrow. Sponsor will be responsible for all costs associated with installation of the utility box wrap. Sponsor will pay the vinyl wrap company directly for the expense of the wrap and installation. Art must be submitted December-February or June-August. Vinyl will be installed during March-May and September-November, due to weather conditions.

Artist Application & Agreement

Sponsor Agreement

For more information regarding this public art program, please review the agreements or contact Jennifer Swezey, City of Broken Arrow, jswezey@brokenarrowok.gov or 918-259-8419.