Metro Sun

“Hey, wanna paint a hatch cover at sunrise tomorrow?” It’s a question I’ve asked a bunch of times over the years which is usually answered with a laugh or “You’re nuts.” It’s been too long since I hung out with Adam and some quality time was much overdue. He agreed to meet on Alki Beach …

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Henry J Hartman

I didn’t know anything about Grand Rapids before heading into town a few months ago to check out some spaces. I had spent the whole first day on the hunt – walking, driving, circling blocks and searching alleys while finding a few promising chunks of iron. I went out the next morning with a plan …

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Richard’s Corner – Blue

I’ve made a few prints of this particular cover in Bucktown, a neighborhood in Chicago. I believe it’s an old coal hole cover dating back to the early 1900s and it reads “Richards & Kelly Co. Chicago, Illinois.” The small circles would have been glass inserts allowing the light to shine down into the basement …

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Rain Drain

“Drain” Seattle WA March 2017 It’s always great to get a message from an old friend when you happen to be a few blocks from each other. It had been a while since I saw Nick and after a quick phone call, we were standing on the corner of 2nd and Bell Streets deciding how …

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Keystone

“KT Co.” September 2016 Founded in 1900 the Keystone Telephone Company was the first in the world to install a phone line system. They were bought out in 1945 by Bell System and these covers remain in the streets of Philly. Original Artwork made directly from a utility cover in Philadelphia, PA. Back to ArtPrize