PODS® Houston Promoted Art Awareness with Interactive Mural

For the seventh year, PODS® Houston, a moving and storage company, provided a different type of “canvas” to inspire a unique and portable art concept among local Montgomery County artists and members of the community.

The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival, which took place on April 7-8 at the Woodlands Town Center, was under the direction of Because Art Matters, the year-round community and education outreach program of The Woodlands Arts Council. Members of the Woodlands Art League invited festival attendees to join them in transforming a utilitarian PODS Container into a colorful, free blooming garden fence. They delighted in painting native Texas flowers and plants suited to the Montgomery County ecology attracting wildlife, bees and butterflies.

“We were excited to be educating the public about the importance of art education and awareness in the community through art-centric events and experiences like this,” said Wendy Paynter, Development Director for The Woodlands Arts Council and The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival. “Visitors to the PODS Mural Project learned technique through hands-on guidance from experienced artists from the area.”

PODS® has a rich history of being involved with many community-based art events nationwide. They are honored to continue their support and active involvement for the arts community through The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival.

“It’s critical that art opportunities continue to be readily available in our communities in order to promote self-expression and creativity,” said Timothy Preston, Vice President and General Manager of PODS® Houston. “We enjoyed continuing our partnership with The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival and seeing the new mural created.”

With this year’s theme reflecting Springtime in The Woodlands, visitors and artists were encouraged to engage and create art reflecting this year’s vibrant theme on the PODS Container. “I think everyone can say we are ready for spring after this year’s winter season so flowers, butterflies, blue skies and more will be featured on the PODS canvas,” said Lauren Coombs, President of The Woodlands Art League.

For additional information, contact Wendy Paynter, Development Director for The Woodlands Arts Council and The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival at 713-504-6432 or email at wendy@thewoodlandsartscouncil.org.

For photos of the transformed PODS® container, visit the link below: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/a6iyavvwqzym7y0/AADaDW8DjsSRn01CRbfy2ytWa?dl=0

About PODS® Houston
PODS® Houston is one of the largest independently-owned franchises of PODS Enterprises, LLC in the country and is the leading provider of moving and storage services to residents and businesses throughout the greater Houston area. PODS® Houston is locally owned and operated and began serving Houston-area residents in 2003.

Each year, PODS® Houston donates moving and storage solutions for more than 20 Houston-area charities in support of their contributions to the community. The Woodlands Arts Council, St Andrew Episcopal Church – Garage Sale, Operation Stocking Stuffer and Spring Preservation Society – City of Spring Crawfish Festival are among the many organizations PODS® Houston partners with annually.

PODS® is a leader in the moving and storage industry providing both residential and commercial services in 46 U.S. states, Canada, Australia and the UK. Founded in 1998, PODS pioneered the portable moving and storage industry now preferred by many customers’ increasingly active and mobile lifestyles. To date, the PODS network has completed more than 700,000 long-distance moves, exceeded 3 million deliveries and has more than 185,000 PODS containers in service.