Phase III traffic box wraps were installed in 2022 with designs inspired by the theme “Sugar Land Looks Ahead.” All wraps are designed by artists local to the Sugar Land or Houston Metro area. See below for a complete list of Phase III artwork locations and the inspiration behind each artist’s design.
Location: HWY 6 at Austin Parkway
"This mixed media piece shows a young child delighted in the moment with joyful exuberance surrounding her. Our children are our future and are thrilled to be looking ahead to the bright future Sugar Land and our school district has to offer."
Location: HWY 6 at Frost Pass
Location: HWY 6 at Settlers Way Boulevard
"My idea was an abstract and expressive representation of large trees and shaded pathways that residents of Sugar Land see around town. They symbolize recovery from the period of pandemic and return to open air, outdoor activities and spending time in nature."
Location: HWY 6 at Williams Trace Blvd
"One Big Family is based on the incredible diverse population of Sugar Land. Since Tracy and I moved here in 2015, we have made new friends from every corner of the world. The only place I have ever been that comes close to matching this level of diversity is London. It makes for a wonderfully rich lifestyle that we have come to cherish."
Location: HWY 6 at Grants Lake Blvd.
"My vibrant and cheerful art radiates a sunny future for the citizens of Sugar Land. Our city is a shining example of a thriving community that achieves whatever we set our minds to. Our future’s so bright...we’ve gotta wear shades!"
Location: HWY 6 at Lexington Blvd.
"This watercolor of colorful trees reminds us of the beauty of Sugar Land as "the City of Trees" and our cultural diversity."
Location: HWY 6 at Kensington Dr.
"With its circular design, a mandala represents one of the universal symbols of life never ending. Yellow is for wisdom, learning, laughter, and happiness. Green is for healing, nature, and caring. Blue is for emotional healing, inner peace, and meditation. The hope represented by this mandala is that as Sugar Land moves forward, each and every individual will find their own place within the cosmos."
Location: HWY 6 at Minuti Coffee Intersection
"My painting of Violet Lilies denotes strength and bravery of people standing firm in the midst of sufferings and sickness. They are shining in their beauty without any contamination from their environment."
Location: HWY 6 at Fluor Daniel Dr.
"The sky’s the limit in a post-pandemic world. My colorful artwork depicts a united future with neighbors helping neighbors no matter what challenges we face. Our community is stronger because we lift, build and strengthen each other."
Location: HWY 6 at Panda Express Intersection
Location: HWY 6 at Brooks St.
Location: HWY 6 at University Blvd (underpass)
"Flying Forward is inspired by my fascination with transportation and my love of cars and airplanes. As a child of the 1960s and 1970s I watched The Jetsons as well as 2001: A Space Odyssey and dreamed that by 2001 we would be traveling around in flying cars!"
Location: HWY 6 at Hull Lane
"The artwork is inspired by the vibrant colors and diversity that exists in natural flora and vegetation. It portrays the exuberance and joy of freely experiencing the outdoors after the restrictive pandemic years . It showcases the natural beauty and colorful surroundings of Sugar Land with the variety of flowers and plants depicting its cultural diversity."