Skip to content

Utility Boxes

To The Top

Ricardo Moody

Found at the intersection of Highway 49 and Hardy Street, To The Top is located at the gateway to The University of Southern Mississippi. In addition to highlighting iconic imagery associated with Southern Miss, the abstract lines of the work are intended to symbolize people and community, while the leaves communicate growth and creative thinking found on campus.

To The Top

Ricardo Moody

Found at the intersection of Highway 49 and Hardy Street, To The Top is located at the gateway to The University of Southern Mississippi. In addition to highlighting iconic imagery associated with Southern Miss, the abstract lines of the work are intended to symbolize people and community, while the leaves communicate growth and creative thinking […]

Read More

Between the Dew and the Blue

Raquel Strong

This design features a honeybee in between clusters of blueberries and dewberries. Both the berries and honeybees grow well and abundantly in our area. The relationship between bees and flowers/fruits is like that of people in a community.

Between the Dew and the Blue

Raquel Strong

This design features a honeybee in between clusters of blueberries and dewberries. Both the berries and honeybees grow well and abundantly in our area. The relationship between bees and flowers/fruits is like that of people in a community.

Read More

My Town

Larran Pickett

My Town is designed to inform visitors of Hattiesburg’s assets and remind locals of why they fell in love with the city. The simple palate is a nod to Hattiesburg’s most recognizable colors, and the flowers on the box are those most commonly seen around town.

My Town

Larran Pickett

My Town is designed to inform visitors of Hattiesburg’s assets and remind locals of why they fell in love with the city. The simple palate is a nod to Hattiesburg’s most recognizable colors, and the flowers on the box are those most commonly seen around town.

Read More

Blooming Death

Hector Boldo

This utility box located at Hardy St. and 34th St. is based on “El Dia de los Muertos;” a Mexican tradition that has been around for centuries. On November 1 and 2, people await the return of their deceased family members and prepare an offering with food, drinks, sugar skulls or cigarettes; depending on what the person ate, drank, or did while they were alive. Part of the tradition is visiting their gravestones and decorating it with beautiful flowers for the deceased to see. This particular piece entails the whole tradition into one; the iconic sugar skull from the offering and the flowers used to decorate their gravestone.

View on Map

Blooming Death

Hector Boldo

This utility box located at Hardy St. and 34th St. is based on “El Dia de los Muertos;” a Mexican tradition that has been around for centuries. On November 1 and 2, people await the return of their deceased family members and prepare an offering with food, drinks, sugar skulls or cigarettes; depending on what […]

Read More

Keep Your Dream Alive

Vixon Sullivan

Created during Phase 1 of the HBURG Utility Box project, Keep Your Dream Alive features Martin Luther King, Jr. and is located at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue & JC Killingsworth Drive.

View on Map

Keep Your Dream Alive

Vixon Sullivan

Created during Phase 1 of the HBURG Utility Box project, Keep Your Dream Alive features Martin Luther King, Jr. and is located at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue & JC Killingsworth Drive.

Read More

Blue Jay and Cardinal

Spence Townsend

Located on Hardy Street by Hattiesburg Zoo, “Cardinal & Blue Jay” is a vibrantly colored, geometric abstraction depicting familiar birds common to the Hattiesburg area. The cardinal and the blue jay are “singing” to each
other, which serves as a signifier for open discourse in our society. The limited color palette and dynamic color contrasts represent differing points of view between the two characters.

View on Map

Blue Jay and Cardinal

Spence Townsend

Located on Hardy Street by Hattiesburg Zoo, “Cardinal & Blue Jay” is a vibrantly colored, geometric abstraction depicting familiar birds common to the Hattiesburg area. The cardinal and the blue jay are “singing” to eachother, which serves as a signifier for open discourse in our society. The limited color palette and dynamic color contrasts represent […]

Read More

Education

Andrea Kostyal

A phase 2 box, this work is a nod to Hattiesburg’s strong education community and sits across from The University of Southern Mississippi. Look closely and you’ll see that the art was created to line up perfectly with its real-life surroundings.

View on Map

Education

Andrea Kostyal

A phase 2 box, this work is a nod to Hattiesburg’s strong education community and sits across from The University of Southern Mississippi. Look closely and you’ll see that the art was created to line up perfectly with its real-life surroundings.

Read More

Get Outside

Kayla Worrel

Find this utility box when you “Get Outside” in Hattiesburg. Located at the corner of 4th St. and the Hwy 49 Service Rd, this piece encourages people to enjoy the great outdoors and be active.

View on Map

Get Outside

Kayla Worrel

Find this utility box when you “Get Outside” in Hattiesburg. Located at the corner of 4th St. and the Hwy 49 Service Rd, this piece encourages people to enjoy the great outdoors and be active.

Read More

Graves Brothers – Hattiesburg Sounds

Thomas Jackson

Located in front of T-bones Records and Café, the Hattiesburg Sounds utility box celebrates Hattiesburg’s vibrant music scene.

View on Map

Graves Brothers – Hattiesburg Sounds

Thomas Jackson

Located in front of T-bones Records and Café, the Hattiesburg Sounds utility box celebrates Hattiesburg’s vibrant music scene.

Read More