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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 […]

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Golden String

Shanna Nicole Britt

“The Golden String” is a symbol of our childhood, gold, bright and full of energy. This string we trace and follow to open up to find the simple joys, relish in the sweetness of youth, creativity and the imagination.

Golden String

Shanna Nicole Britt

“The Golden String” is a symbol of our childhood, gold, bright and full of energy. This string we trace and follow to open up to find the simple joys, relish in the sweetness of youth, creativity and the imagination.

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Midtown Fun

Andrea Kostyal

Midtown Fun represents the vibrant atmosphere of the Midtown district of Hattiesburg, a popular place to gather for local food and shopping. Located on Hardy Street across from The University of Southern Mississippi, the box has viewers looking twice at the painted diners to see if they’re real or a work of art.

Midtown Fun

Andrea Kostyal

Midtown Fun represents the vibrant atmosphere of the Midtown district of Hattiesburg, a popular place to gather for local food and shopping. Located on Hardy Street across from The University of Southern Mississippi, the box has viewers looking twice at the painted diners to see if they’re real or a work of art.

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Imagination

Abi Allen

Located at the corner of Main Street and 4th Street in Downtown Hattiesburg, this utility box features a child sitting and imagining, with the imagination exploding around all sides of the utility box.

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Imagination

Abi Allen

Located at the corner of Main Street and 4th Street in Downtown Hattiesburg, this utility box features a child sitting and imagining, with the imagination exploding around all sides of the utility box.

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Kindness Matters

Brooke Starnes

A phase 2 utility box project, Kindness Matters is located adjacent to The University of Southern Mississippi. The design illustrates the importance of kindness.

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Kindness Matters

Brooke Starnes

A phase 2 utility box project, Kindness Matters is located adjacent to The University of Southern Mississippi. The design illustrates the importance of kindness.

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Local Flora

Martina Sciolino

Located in front of Hattiesburg’s Fire Dept. 1 on Main Street, “Local Flora” features an array of Mississippi’s native flowers. This box is one of two by Sciolino that are a nod to Mississippi heritage.

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Local Flora

Martina Sciolino

Located in front of Hattiesburg’s Fire Dept. 1 on Main Street, “Local Flora” features an array of Mississippi’s native flowers. This box is one of two by Sciolino that are a nod to Mississippi heritage.

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March Ahead

Lissa Ortego

“March Ahead” features quotes from Civil Rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. This utility box can be found on Hutchinson Ave and Hardy St.

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March Ahead

Lissa Ortego

“March Ahead” features quotes from Civil Rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. This utility box can be found on Hutchinson Ave and Hardy St.

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MS Magnolia Quilt

Martina Sciolino

“MS Magnolia Quilt” is one of two boxes nodding to Mississippi heritage. This box features a patchwork quilt with various Mississippi-inspired designs. Find this box on Main Street near Gratefull Soul.

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MS Magnolia Quilt

Martina Sciolino

“MS Magnolia Quilt” is one of two boxes nodding to Mississippi heritage. This box features a patchwork quilt with various Mississippi-inspired designs. Find this box on Main Street near Gratefull Soul.

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Powerful

Lissa Ortego

“Powerful” features wisdom of legendary wordsmith Amanda Gorman and is one part of twin boxes Ortego designed. This utility box is located on Hutchinson Ave. and Hardy St.

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Powerful

Lissa Ortego

“Powerful” features wisdom of legendary wordsmith Amanda Gorman and is one part of twin boxes Ortego designed. This utility box is located on Hutchinson Ave. and Hardy St.

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