Art residency info.
One of the greatest joys in my life is to be able to share what I do with others. As an Artist in Residence, I feel very lucky to be able to spend time in schools and communities, working with students, teachers and community members making their visions come to life as mosaics.
A Community Mosaic Project is a mosaic that any group of people work on together. I facilitate these mosaics for any club, organization or business. This is a great way to introduce community building to any group of people of any age or ability.
I conduct School Mosaic Projects where kids design the subject matter of the mosaics and assemble them as well. School mosaics are typically work in the direct method process, where the mosaics are placed on a permanent surface, such as windows or panels. Most residencies are 4-7 days of in-school time or The whole school can be involved, with the youngest grades laying a few whole tiles, and older students (grades 3 and up) using the mosaic nippers. This is a wonderful project for adult volunteers and parent participation. As a past K-12 Art teacher, it has given me the opportunity to connect my art form with core standards for the arts. I can address these standards directly to meet teachers needs in the classroom across curriculum.
If you have specific questions, contact me! I work predominantly in my home state of Minnesota, but am also happy to travel. firstname.lastname@example.org
Would you like your students to create a permanent art installation in your school? Enhance halls, lobbies, cafeterias, and more with a permanent installation that will last for years to come. There are many options including mosaic murals, windows, walls and more.
Contact me to discuss possible projects in your school. I will work with you to identify a site and theme that suits your schedule, budget and curriculum.
If you are looking for an interesting art demonstration, I'm happy to help.
Traditional ceramic or glass mosaic
GOG (glass on glass) mosaic
Intuative Malmischatio (hand pulled filati)