Commerce in the Kern

Submitted by Cynthia Hallstrom

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Client: City of Bakersfield

Location: Bakersfield, United States

Completion date: 2012

Artwork budget: $1,200

Project Team

Public Art Agent

Cathy Butler

Downtown Business Association

Artist

Dean Ross

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Overview

Artists could choose their own subject matter, subject to review. The 5' metal boxes were primed for us and then clear coated after. Acrylics was the medium.

Goals

Electrical boxes were painted as a community project to beautify downtown. Because mine was across from the Chamber of Commerce I chose to make a collage of agricultural products grown in Bakersfield.