Monthly Archive: March, 2013

quilt project nearly complete

Just in time to be displayed for alcohol awareness month, the A-B youth coalition has completed a quilt that they hope will inspire younger youth to find their own reasons to stay above the… Continue reading

Mosaic Council On Aging Welcome Sign is Almost Complete!

After three sessions of piecing and gluing, members of the Somerville Council on Aging are mosaic experts.  This week they completed work on a beautiful welcome sign.  I’ll be grouting it for them… Continue reading

At Last, a Data Murals Logic Model

Ok, so remember that post about the “why” questions and how they are so important for figuring out where you can actually make change on what seems like an intractable problem?  They work… Continue reading

Allston-Brighton Youth Quilt Project

As one of the young people put it, quilts are old-fashioned, but they also have some distinct advantages when it comes to community art.  They can be folded up and moved, they can… Continue reading

Mosaic Workshops with the Council on Aging

Yesterday was the second of three mosaic workshops that the Somerville Arts Council funded me to run with the Somerville Council on Aging.  At the first workshop each person learned the basics of… Continue reading

On our way to a public art map for Somerville

It’s happening!  I’m working with another Somerville woman and the arts council to develop a map of public art.  We’ve thought through some of the technical components of the process, have gotten permission… Continue reading

C4HW mural design workshop

The mural design workshop with Collaborate for Healthy Weight was on Wednesday and we now have a rough sketch of the mural lay-out!  Luckily Chris from Head Start (who’s proven to be a… Continue reading