Massive mural inspired by Northside High School teacher unveiled

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Four massive murals were unveiled Friday in Columbus by a local artist.

The Together 2017 organization held the press conference unveiling the second phase of a major project called "My River Valley".  The project is based off a poem written by a Northside High School teacher, Isiah Harper.

"It was a commission poem that they asked me to write about the city we love so much. After they asked me to write the poem, they hired these artists to take these words and bring them to life in a visual manner," said Harper.

Together 2017 organization is a partnership made up of locals, nonprofits, community leaders who promote their best assets and create new projects.

Harper says she considers these beautiful murals a gift for our community.

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