To provide low-income and formerly homeless people free mosaic art workshops using recycled materials to develop marketable skills, self-confidence, earned income and an improved quality of life.
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Hand-crafted Artisan Mosaics
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Your donation or purchase funds Mosaic Art learning, earnings and opportunities supporting communities in need.
Artisans Build Creative Muscle!
Our participants learn and practice mosaic technique, ultimately achieving Artisan-level skill and earnings for their work on mosaic projects. Participants attain skill sets in our Art Room training series. Our work has shown that learning through art provides a powerful vehicle for improving self-reliance so that each may reach their full potential and contribute to the life of the community.
"Piece by Piece is supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission."
Partnering for a better community:
Arte Mercado Partnership
Piece by Piece has partnered with Esperanza Community Housing to fuel creative economy in our community. As we advance our plans to promote and celebrate the talent and cultural diversity that is abundant in our community, our gallery shop presents new opportunities for entreprenuerial success, community wellness and workforce development benefitting local residents.
Community is Blooming at Piece by Piece Learn More
Our Broadway's Blooming Wall won Best Community Mosaic in 2016 at the Mosaic Arts International Exhibit.
Shop at Mercado La Paloma
With start-up support from the Creative Economic Development Fund, Piece by Piece opened its gallery shop at Mercado La Paloma in South Los Angeles. The seed funding will boost marketing of mosaics made by our participants, residents of supportive housing in Skid Row and South Los Angeles. Participants learn and practice Mosaic techniques, ultimately achieving Artisan-level skill and earnings from the sale of mosaics. The shop features an exquisite line of handcrafted mosaics and rotating exhibits of original art by Piece by Piece Artisans.