If you take a stroll through Dix Park, you’ll notice new murals by local artists. At the Big Field, where Dreamville was held, Candy Carver painted two picnic tables in her signature style that are filled with vibrancy, and Sarahlaine Calva painted a koi pond on the pavement surrounding the tables. You can find their murals all over Raleigh and Durham. Newly formed art duo Okirah Harris and Grayson Howell painted the picnic tables at Flowers Field with sisterhood in mind. Their collective, OG Designs & Creations, emerged after teaming up to create a mural on the wood panels that boarded up Mofu after the George Floyd uprising in Raleigh. Calva painted the pavement at this location as well to serve as a tribute to the beauty of nature. All four artists had the same end goal in mind—to make people feel good and encourage them to spend more time outdoors.
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