Surround Yourself with Creativity & Inspiration
Oaklyn's extensive art program showcases large scale murals and custom works by local artists. Thoughtfully curated by acclaimed Miami-based artist Daniel Fila, the works celebrate the area's unique history and character. Commissioned on a rotating basis, the changing art ensures there is always something new to see at Oaklyn.
Our eclectic roster of South Florida-based artists is honoring Oakland Park's past while bringing a renewed sense of community, pride, and identity to the area. Merging urban, contemporary, and folk artwork, Oaklyn's artists are creating an unequivocally singular body of work for this project.
Daniel Fila “Krave”
Daniel Fila, also known as Krave, is a multifaceted artist whose work ranges from mural installations, to sculptural reliefs, and paintings using a wide range of mediums, and techniques. He creates cathartic, and conceptual work using various aesthetics. A full-time artist for twenty years, he is best known for his character, El Mono Fresco, which he incorporates into most of his work, as well as “The Sunbather”, and "The Wynwood Silos".
David Le Batard “LEBO”
David Le Batard, better known as Lebo, is recognized for working in a wide spectrum of creative mediums including murals, paintings, and sculptures. Lebo is the innovator of Postmodern Cartoon Expressionism – a combination of cartoon imagery, richly saturated balances of color and unique linear composition brought together in a narrative style to inspire emotion and create layers of meaning.
Ravi Superville is an accomplished Art Director and Designer with over 20 years of experience in the industry. He has a rich West Indian heritage, and his upbringing has heavily influenced his work. Ravi graduated from Design and Architecture Senior High, where he honed his artistic skills and developed a passion for design. Later, he attended the New World School of the Arts/University of Florida, where he continued to refine his craft and deepen his knowledge of design. Ravi is known for his bold, innovative approach to design, as well as his ability to seamlessly blend creativity and strategy to achieve his clients' goals.
Brian Butler is an illustrator, designer, and muralist. Music is central to his identity, and as a non-musician, he has been fortunate to contribute back through his art. In addition to creating a mountain of merchandise, album art, and promotional material for labels and musicians, he’s also drawn over 2000 live performances, while standing in the audience. Although his work appears to be modern folk, it has attracted collaborations with some major brands.
Diana “Didi” Contreras
Diana Contreras is a quintessential Miami artist. She paints brightly colored murals and exhibits canvas pieces in galleries regularly. Her work can be found throughout the streets of her beloved home town, as well as in private collections in several parts of the world. Regardless of medium, he work embodies femininity and always sets her characters in whimsical portraitures.
David Parise has been photographing Vintage Barbie and Ken dolls since he spotted them in a fashion book on Lincoln Road while living in Miami Beach in 2009. Miami Beach made the perfect backdrop for his photography at the start of his career, and eventually he expanded his portfolio to include New York and Los Angeles. With an interest in fashion and work in the New York Garment District for many years, the vintage, quality, and detailed clothing of the 60s has always inspired Parise. His art continues to reflect his sense of humor and nostalgia.