Sidewalk chalk brightening up Winter Park neighborhood gets national attention

VIDEO: Sidewalk chalk brightening up Winter Park neighborhood

WINTER PARK, Fla. — A mother in Winter Park was just looking for a way to entertain her kids and found a talent that has made her world famous.

Casey Drake started drawing sidewalk art with chalk and posting it on Instagram in April. Less than one month later she has gained more than 40 thousand social media followers. Her art has been featured in magazines, newspapers, and even made an appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Ch. 9.


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The art resonates with people, not just because of its vibrant colors and familiar characters, but because of its messages about COVID-19 and living through a global pandemic.

Casey says she approaches everything with humor and has intertwined funny commentary with her art hoping to bring a smile to people in troubled times.