Photos: Meet the local artists behind Westword's best-looking boxes

Photos: Meet the local artists behind Westword's best-looking boxes

The annual Westword Music Showcase is always a good time, but in one small but noticeable way, this year's event has become a permanent street party. During the course of the 2012 musical mayhem, eight local artists shared their time, paint and skills with Westword to completely re-envision our traditional red street boxes. Steven Kuc of Soldier Ink Design, 2010 MasterMind and self-proclaimed Art Pimp Eric Matelski, Scott LeFavor, Yeyo Mondragon of Certified Customs, Maximilian Shiffman, JOUVELT and Mike Hornbeck for SOAPOINT, and Annie Denison all lent their names and brands -- and in the process gave our boxes some serious street cred.

Continue reading for photos of each box in its new location.

See also: Find these Westword news boxes, painted at Music Showcase, around Denver

Annie Denison.
Annie Denison.

Painted by Annie Denison, this box now stands at 969 Broadway -- immediately in front of the office from which this blog post was published.

Photos: Meet the local artists behind Westword's best-looking boxes
Steven Kuc.
Steven Kuc.

To see Steven Kuc's box up close, stop by 366 Broadway.

Photos: Meet the local artists behind Westword's best-looking boxes
Eric Maletski.
Eric Maletski.

Redesigned by Westword MasterMind winner Eric Maletski, this box now stands in front of the Westword offices.

Photos: Meet the local artists behind Westword's best-looking boxes
Yeyo Mondragon.
Yeyo Mondragon.

Remodeled by Yeyo Mondragon, this box is located at the corner of Sixth and Broadway.

Photos: Meet the local artists behind Westword's best-looking boxes
Maximillian Shiffman.
Maximillian Shiffman.

Painted by Maximillian Shiffman, this box now stands at 100 South Broadway.

Photos: Meet the local artists behind Westword's best-looking boxes
Mike Hornbeck.
Mike Hornbeck.

Painted by Mike Hornbeck, this box now stands at 120 Broadway.

Photos: Meet the local artists behind Westword's best-looking boxes
Photos: Meet the local artists behind Westword's best-looking boxes

Redesigned by Scot Lefavor, this box now stands at 11th and Broadway.

Photos: Meet the local artists behind Westword's best-looking boxes

Created by JOUVELT, this box is now at home at 200 Broadway.


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