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Dual Immersion Academy Entrance Mosaic

When Dual Immersion Academy contracted me to add some visual interest to their school, my first objective was to make the entrance into the school an exciting experience. As such, I took the existing logo, transformed it into a round medallion shape surrounded by the…

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Cafe Wave – Interior Design and Mosaic Murals

When Utah entrepreneur John Jeandrevin noticed a lack of truly unique dining experiences on the South side of Salt Lake County, one of the first solutions to his building remodel was to find an artist for a mosaic tile mural. John contacted me to design…

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How to create a large-scale mosaic sculpture using EPS foam (expanded polystyrene) and Quikrete

How to create a large-scale mosaic sculpture using EPS foam (expanded polystyrene) and Quikrete

Before starting this tutorial, I would love to give a huge “thank you” to the Salt Lake City Arts Council for providing an Arts Learning Grant so I could create this project, and to Quikrete for graciously donating the Repair mortar and Fast-setting concrete mix…

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Horizonte School and Latinas Adelante – Mosaic Mural

Horizonte School and Latinas Adelante – Mosaic Mural

In October 2012 I was approached by Alissa Tolley of Latinas Adelante, a program of the University of Utah created to foster independence and excellence in teenage parents by developing lifelong skills. I was asked to help develop a project that would be valuable for…

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Children’s Miracle Network

Children’s Miracle Network

Today I delivered this mosaic mural to the new headquarters of the Children’s Miracle Network. I designed and created the mosaic with the students at YouthCity Central City location this past Spring session. The project was highlighted in a recent Deseret News article.

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Salt Lake County Youth Services mosaic murals

This past month I have been working with youth in the foster homes of Salt Lake County to create two large mosaic projects. Thanks go out to the awesome kids who helped create, and to Tiffanie Player, Recreation Therapist with Salt Lake County Youth Services…

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Dogs of Bark City

Dogs of Bark City

I decorated this plexiglass dog with ceramic mosaic for the Dogs of Bark City Project, benefiting the Park City Performing Arts Foundation, the Friends of Animals Utah, and the Mountain Trails Foundation. The dog is currently on display at its pet adoption store sponsor, Furburbia…

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