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Birthplace of Rock & Roll

River Prince

In cooperation with T-Bones Records & Cafe and Prince Sign Company, HAPA partnered to present “Hattiesburg, the Birthplace of Rock & Roll.” The work is a nod to Rock & Roll’s roots beginning in Hattiesburg, where the first riffs of the genre were recorded in July 1936. This historical recording by The Mississippi Jook Band is commemorated by an official Mississippi Blues Trail Marker.

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Birthplace of Rock & Roll

River Prince

In cooperation with T-Bones Records & Cafe and Prince Sign Company, HAPA partnered to present “Hattiesburg, the Birthplace of Rock & Roll.” The work is a nod to Rock & Roll’s roots beginning in Hattiesburg, where the first riffs of the genre were recorded in July 1936. This historical recording by The Mississippi Jook Band […]

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The Hattiesbirds

Kayla Newnam

The inspiration for ‘The Hattiesbirds’ started with the city’s rich music history. This mural features a fictional band of birds, who came together from all flights of life to create music that makes people happy.

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The Hattiesbirds

Kayla Newnam

The inspiration for ‘The Hattiesbirds’ started with the city’s rich music history. This mural features a fictional band of birds, who came together from all flights of life to create music that makes people happy.

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We Are The Future

Sergio Arce

“We Are the Future,” was designed by Miami artist Sergio Arce to serve as an inspiration to youth in the community. The mural’s focus on the importance of education, community, and diversity is located in downtown Hattiesburg, across from Hawkins Elementary School.

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We Are The Future

Sergio Arce

“We Are the Future,” was designed by Miami artist Sergio Arce to serve as an inspiration to youth in the community. The mural’s focus on the importance of education, community, and diversity is located in downtown Hattiesburg, across from Hawkins Elementary School.

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KOI ACROSS THE WORLD

Jeremy Novy

This design features lifelike black and orange koi fish painted by California artist Jeremy Novy as a part of his “Koi Across the World” series.

KOI ACROSS THE WORLD

Jeremy Novy

This design features lifelike black and orange koi fish painted by California artist Jeremy Novy as a part of his “Koi Across the World” series.

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Welcome to Midtown

River Prince

The 15’ x 120’ vibrant mural is located on the east side of the Midtown Market building, adjacent to S. 37th Avenue and is a collaboration between HAPA and the Midtown Merchants Association. It is the first of four projects for this area of Hattiesburg.

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Welcome to Midtown

River Prince

The 15’ x 120’ vibrant mural is located on the east side of the Midtown Market building, adjacent to S. 37th Avenue and is a collaboration between HAPA and the Midtown Merchants Association. It is the first of four projects for this area of Hattiesburg.

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Duck, Duck, Goose!

Gabby Smith

“Duck, Duck, Goose!” features native flora and fauna and is located at Duncan Lake, a 17-acre recreational lake in the middle of downtown Hattiesburg. Depicted on the three-part mural are snails, frogs, ducks, snakes, squirrels, raccoons, pine trees, and redbirds among more unique Sandhill ecosystem species like the Cockspur Prickly Pear and monarch butterfly.

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Duck, Duck, Goose!

Gabby Smith

“Duck, Duck, Goose!” features native flora and fauna and is located at Duncan Lake, a 17-acre recreational lake in the middle of downtown Hattiesburg. Depicted on the three-part mural are snails, frogs, ducks, snakes, squirrels, raccoons, pine trees, and redbirds among more unique Sandhill ecosystem species like the Cockspur Prickly Pear and monarch butterfly.

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Spread Your Wings

Avery Orendorf

The hummingbird as the central image represents strength and the power to rise above trouble and hardship. It is a message of hope, along with the rising sun, that welcomes every new day with energy and joy. This mural is an original piece commissioned for Hattiesburg.

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Spread Your Wings

Avery Orendorf

The hummingbird as the central image represents strength and the power to rise above trouble and hardship. It is a message of hope, along with the rising sun, that welcomes every new day with energy and joy. This mural is an original piece commissioned for Hattiesburg.

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Together as One

Ivan Roque

“Together as One” symbolizes how all living things come together to create abundance as well as an ecosystem in which all coexist, thrive, and build for future generations to come. The 200+ foot mural features wildlife, flora, and fauna native to the Pine Belt area.

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Together as One

Ivan Roque

“Together as One” symbolizes how all living things come together to create abundance as well as an ecosystem in which all coexist, thrive, and build for future generations to come. The 200+ foot mural features wildlife, flora, and fauna native to the Pine Belt area.

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COURAGE

River Prince

Titled “Courage”, the design highlights people, industries, and organizations whose service and leadership have greatly contributed to the advancement and growth of community and country. The piece is dedicated in honor of the many acts of courage exhibited throughout  Hattiesburg’s history.

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COURAGE

River Prince

Titled “Courage”, the design highlights people, industries, and organizations whose service and leadership have greatly contributed to the advancement and growth of community and country. The piece is dedicated in honor of the many acts of courage exhibited throughout  Hattiesburg’s history.

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