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Nature’s Way

Gavin Bird

Located on the walkways of a bridge in the Hawkins neighborhood near downtown Hattiesburg, “Nature’s Way” is designed to serve as an inspiration to youth in the community. The mural features larger-than-life wildlife, fauna, and flora native to Hattiesburg to create an educational and immersive experience.

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Nature’s Way

Gavin Bird

Located on the walkways of a bridge in the Hawkins neighborhood near downtown Hattiesburg, “Nature’s Way” is designed to serve as an inspiration to youth in the community. The mural features larger-than-life wildlife, fauna, and flora native to Hattiesburg to create an educational and immersive experience.

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Daylily Destination

Kym Garraway

Titled ‘Daylily Destination,’ the mural celebrates Hattiesburg’s official flower – the daylily. In 2008, Hattiesburg City Council adopted the daylily as the city’s flower, and a decade later Hattiesburg was the first city in the nation to be given the designation as a “Daylily City” by the American Daylily Society. Designed and painted by Hattiesburg native Kym Garraway, the bright artwork features various species of daylilies as well as monarch butterflies. Marking the city’s 37th large-scale mural, it is also HAPA’s first project to be completed on metal.

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Daylily Destination

Kym Garraway

Titled ‘Daylily Destination,’ the mural celebrates Hattiesburg’s official flower – the daylily. In 2008, Hattiesburg City Council adopted the daylily as the city’s flower, and a decade later Hattiesburg was the first city in the nation to be given the designation as a “Daylily City” by the American Daylily Society. Designed and painted by Hattiesburg […]

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Love Court

River Prince

“Love Court” is Mississippi’s first full coverage, professionally painted basketball court. Located in Thames Park, a public greenspace, the court features inspirational messages of love and respect with bright and uplifting graphics. The park is open daily for residents and visitors to enjoy.

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Love Court

River Prince

“Love Court” is Mississippi’s first full coverage, professionally painted basketball court. Located in Thames Park, a public greenspace, the court features inspirational messages of love and respect with bright and uplifting graphics. The park is open daily for residents and visitors to enjoy.

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Plant A Seed, Watch It Grow

Steffi Lynn Tsai

One of three public art pieces in Thames Park, a public greenspace adjacent to Thames Elementary, “Plant a Seed, Watch it Grow” was unveiled as Hattiesburg’s 40th large-scale mural. It’s design illustrates the importance of education and investing in the future of youth. Artist Steffi Lynn of Brooklyn, NY has also completed projects for national companies such as Target, Wendy’s, Converse, and Kendra Scott.

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Plant A Seed, Watch It Grow

Steffi Lynn Tsai

One of three public art pieces in Thames Park, a public greenspace adjacent to Thames Elementary, “Plant a Seed, Watch it Grow” was unveiled as Hattiesburg’s 40th large-scale mural. It’s design illustrates the importance of education and investing in the future of youth. Artist Steffi Lynn of Brooklyn, NY has also completed projects for national […]

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Serenity

Thomas Jackson and Abi Allen

‘Serenity’ was painted by professional artists Thomas Jackson and Abigail Lenz Allen, as well as Forrest County Drug Court students. The piece contains nods to the Court’s mission of offering support and rehabilitation services to those with substance abuse and chemical dependency.

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Serenity mural by Thomas Jackson and Abi Allen

Serenity

Thomas Jackson and Abi Allen

‘Serenity’ was painted by professional artists Thomas Jackson and Abigail Lenz Allen, as well as Forrest County Drug Court students. The piece contains nods to the Court’s mission of offering support and rehabilitation services to those with substance abuse and chemical dependency.

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You Can Do Big Things

Steffi Lynn Tsai

Nationally recognized artist Steffi Lynn of Brooklyn, NY completed this colorful wall mural in 2022 as a part of a public art series in Thames Park, a public greenspace and playground. The oversized message of “You Can Do Big Things” is designed by the artist to remind people to believe in themselves to manifest their ideas and dreams.

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You Can Do Big Things

Steffi Lynn Tsai

Nationally recognized artist Steffi Lynn of Brooklyn, NY completed this colorful wall mural in 2022 as a part of a public art series in Thames Park, a public greenspace and playground. The oversized message of “You Can Do Big Things” is designed by the artist to remind people to believe in themselves to manifest their […]

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SOAR AND SCORE

AUBRI SPARKMAN

Located at The University of Southern Mississippi’s Eagle Walk, this design pays tribute to the band and athletics at USM, while highlighting several recognizable figures. The mural’s palette uses a mix of gold, grey and white paint to represent the iconic colors of USM.

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Mural Soar and Score at USM

SOAR AND SCORE

AUBRI SPARKMAN

Located at The University of Southern Mississippi’s Eagle Walk, this design pays tribute to the band and athletics at USM, while highlighting several recognizable figures. The mural’s palette uses a mix of gold, grey and white paint to represent the iconic colors of USM.

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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.

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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.

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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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