Unfortunately, Very Patriotic horses are not allowed this time. Maybe Very Patriotic trees?

Unfortunately, Very Patriotic horses are not allowed this time. Maybe Very Patriotic trees?

Do the words “art” and “sustainability” ring any bells with you? Probably not. In any case, you may remember the announcement of the Streets Alive/60 Boxes project this summer, a collaboration between Earth Island Institute and the city of Berkeley to decorate up to 60 utility boxes in the downtown Berkeley area with sustainability-themed mini-murals. The Chancellor’s Community Partnership Fund recently provided the program with a $20,000 grant to install murals on seven utility boxes around the edge of campus.

If you are interested in having your art become a part of the Berkeley city, the Earth Island Institute is currently accepting artist applications for potential designs. Designs should reflect Cal’s goals for environmental sustainability. Applications are open to UC Berkeley students, faculty, staff and alumni. read more »