Monthly Archive: January, 2013

Big things on walls- they’re key.

I’m sitting here with my feet propped up on a draft of a mural design about food security, and I’m thinking about the strategic planning process that I’ll be leading in a couple… Continue reading

“Polyglot Muralists”- a quick collaborative mural at the Curley School

Boston Cares, which is an amazing local non-profit (, organized a MLK day of service at the Curley school in Jamaica Plain last Monday. As part of the event I had the opportunity… Continue reading

At long last, a data mural visual design workshop!

As I’d hoped, the visual design workshop that we ran on Thursday night with the Somerville Food Security Coalition was exciting.  Everyone seemed a lot more relaxed and engaged than they had at… Continue reading

A stained glass lesson in setting (or not setting) constraints

I was lucky enough to be invited to run another stained glass workshop, this time through the MEM project (  After teaching stained glass for nearly 15 years I wasn’t worried about teaching… Continue reading

A Reflection on Our First Story-finding Workshop

With one data mural planning session down and a few more to come, we’re thinking about what went well and what we can improve for next time.  For a summary of what we… Continue reading