People from around the world have transformed utility box eyesores into pieces of public art, as seen in these photos.

People from around the world have transformed utility box eyesores into pieces of public art, as seen in these photos.

The city of Ashland is calling on artists to submit ideas for painting several utility boxes around town.

For more information and to download an application, visit www.ashland.or.us/News.asp?NewsID=1836.

The deadline for entries is Friday, May 29.

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