SCHOOL PROJECTS

SCHOOL & COMMUNITY COLLABORATIONS


I specialize in community and school driven mosaic mural collaborations. It is a fantastic way to teach skills such as perseverance, patience and cooperation while creating a beautiful art piece for the campus. The greater school community also benefits and grows stronger as a result of incorporating students, staff and parents into the design and artistic process.


WALL OF CELEBRATION

This is my latest student/community collaboration. The entire mosaic was created by students,
staff, parents and friends of Oberoi International School (in Mumbai, India)
under my guidance. The process took 4 months of dedicated work,
mostly by students in grades 6-12.

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WALL OF CELEBRATION 2012 364 square feet (26 x 14 ft) Oberoi International School Mumbai, India
WALL OF CELEBRATION 2012 364 square feet (26 x 14 ft) Oberoi International School Mumbai, India

THE RIVER OF GIVING

This mosaic is a donor wall for the Coronado Schools Foundation, a non profit in Coronado, CA that helps create opportunities for the students of Coronado. From conception to completion, this project took over 14 months to finish.

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The River of Giving 2011-12 Coronado High School Coronado, CA, USA
The River of Giving 2011-12 Coronado High School Coronado, CA, USA

THE UNIVERSE

This awesome mosaic was made by and for the students of Coronado High School in
the Fall 2009/Spring of 2010. Yet another example of hard work and collaboration paying off.

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THE UNIVERSE 2009 Coronado High School Coronado, CA, USA
THE UNIVERSE 2009 Coronado High School Coronado, CA, USA

TEMA, CENTRE OF THE WORLD

In autumn of 2009, we brought a group of high schoolers from Coronado, CA to Ghana to work together with Ghanaian students on a mosaic mural for the community of Tema. This project was a collaboration between the San Diego Tema Sister Society and ourselves. It was a great success.

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TEMA, CENTRE OF THE WORLD 2009 COMMUNITY CENTER, COMMUNITY 1 TEMA, GHANA, AFRICA
TEMA, CENTRE OF THE WORLD 2009 COMMUNITY CENTER, COMMUNITY 1 TEMA, GHANA, AFRICA

MATH IN NATURE

This mosaic was created for the math building at the high school. Designed and created by students, it pays homage to the fact that math is found everywhere you look. Look for: sin waves, logarithms, the golden mean, zero, e, i, pi, infinity, 1, fractals, honeycomb hexagons, and 42 (the answer to life, the universe and everything).

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MATH IN NATURE 2008 Coronado High School Coronado, CA, USA
MATH IN NATURE 2008 Coronado High School Coronado, CA, USA

THE SWEET PIECE

Although not our first partnership, this was the first mosaic created on the campus of Coronado High School by and for students. All the animals depicted in this mural are local to Southern California waters.

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THE SWEET PIECE 2006 Coronado High School Coronado, CA, USA
THE SWEET PIECE 2006 Coronado High School Coronado, CA, USA

CONCERT IN THE PARK

And this is where it all began. That first magical workshop, that lead to that first magical collaboration. Thank you to the the City of Coronado, the CHS art department and all the other people who helped to set our mosaic program in motion. This mosaic was made by students, FOR the people of Coronado, who enjoy Sunday evening concerts all throughout the summer months, and have been for over 30 years.

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CONCERT IN THE PARK 2002 Spreckles Park Coronado, CA, USA
CONCERT IN THE PARK 2002 Spreckles Park Coronado, CA, USA
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