Richardson has become a more colorful place thanks to several new outdoor murals that have been created over the past 18 months. The most recent, by Richardson artist Rasheal Winters, was completed in mid-May on the east side of the Lockwood District (near 506 Lockwood Dr.). It depicts a large floral arch complete with a bee and honeycomb, a nod to a new floral shop in the District.
Other murals by Winters were completed in 2020 near the CORE/Main Street area, at 111 E. Polk St. A large mural entitled, SpiritMindBody, was created on the north side of the Richardson YMCA by a team of AIR4arts artists led by Rich McNeill in late 2019. All the murals have proven to be popular photo backdrops.
AIR4arts is funded in part by a grant from the Cultural Arts Commission.