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"Energized by Art" Utility Box Art Contest

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Notice a new splash of color along De Anza, Stevens Creek Boulevard, Miller, and Bubb? The City collaborated with local art school and certified green business Hongyun Art and the Fine Arts Commission to transform once gray utility boxes into student eco-art canvasses for our whole community to enjoy.

 2018 Contest

K-12 artists that live in or attend a school located in Cupertino were invited to enter phase 3 of the "Energized by Art" contest and submit a design in response to the following theme:

How do you get around Cupertino in the greenest, safest way possible for you? (i.e. public transit, carpooling, walking, biking, alternative fuel vehicles)

Out of 278 entries, the following winning artists were selected by the Fine Arts Commission:

  • Grades K-2: Eva Yin
  • Grades 3-5: Aanya Naveen
  • Grades 6-8: Katie Leung
  • Grades 9-12: Amanda Zhu
  • Grades 9-12: Nicole Widjaja

2015 & 2016 Contests

Cupertino residents grades K-12 were invited to submit entries in response to the question: What can all Cupertinians do to conserve valuable resources like energy and water, reduce waste, or prevent pollution?  

Out of over one hundred entries, the following winning artists were selected by the Fine Arts Commission to decorate utility boxes: 

2015 Winning Artists

  • Grades K-2: Hannah Liaw
  • Grades 3-5: Taryn Chong
  • Grades 6-8: Deelia Wang
  • Grades 9-12: Amy Huang

2016 Winning Artists

  • Grades K-2: Amy Tang & Miranda Zeng
  • Grades 3-5: Madison Chin
  • Grades 6-8 Olive Tang
  • Grades 9-12: Michelle Tang
  • Earth Day Festival Flyer & Cupertino Green Artbox Designers: Kathy Liang, Audrey Cui, Caroline Ho, and Deelia Wang

Photo of Utility Box Art