Midtown Fun represents the vibrant atmosphere of the Midtown district of Hattiesburg, a popular place to gather for local food and shopping. Located on Hardy Street across from The University of Southern Mississippi, the box has viewers looking twice at the painted diners to see if they’re real or a work of art.
Shanna Nicole Britt
“Flutterby” An old story tells us the Butterfly was named mistakenly by a little girl trying to call it a Flutterby. This girl full of wonder has the will to call a butterfly any name she pleases because in her world, she is the one who discovers it for the first time.
Found at the intersection of Highway 49 and Hardy Street, To The Top is located at the gateway to The University of Southern Mississippi. In addition to highlighting iconic imagery associated with Southern Miss, the abstract lines of the work are intended to symbolize people and community, while the leaves communicate growth and creative thinking […]
This utility box located at Hardy St. and 34th St. is based on “El Dia de los Muertos;” a Mexican tradition that has been around for centuries. On November 1 and 2, people await the return of their deceased family members and prepare an offering with food, drinks, sugar skulls or cigarettes; depending on what […]
Located on Hardy Street by Hattiesburg Zoo, “Cardinal & Blue Jay” is a vibrantly colored, geometric abstraction depicting familiar birds common to the Hattiesburg area. The cardinal and the blue jay are “singing” to eachother, which serves as a signifier for open discourse in our society. The limited color palette and dynamic color contrasts represent […]