Opening September 25 > Our Gallery at Mercado La Paloma!
Community is Blooming with our garden mural installation . Calling all Volunteers!
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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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The Arte Mercado Partnership
The Arte Mercado Partnership is built on the shared commitment of Piece by Piece and Esperanza Community Housing to uplift the local community through the arts. The partners recognize that the celebration of culture and creative industry are key to creating vibrant, sustainable communities.
As we advance our plans to promote and celebrate the talent and cultural diversity that is abundant in our community, our gallery space presents new opportunities for entreprenuerial success, community wellness and workforce development benefitting local residents. Sign up to receive updates and announcements.As we advance our plans to promote and celebrate the talent and cultural diversity that is abundant in our community, our gallery space presents new opportunities for entreprenuerial success, community wellness and workforce development benefitting local residents.
Volunteer Day Highlights
Piece by Piece in Public Spaces
Our creative crew had a terrific two day inspiring residents of South LA to explore potentials of Piece by Piece mosaic workshops at the two-day Central Avenue Jazz Festival Event. Thanks to our staff and amazing volunteers that turned out to lend a fun-filled hand!
This Outreach activity resulted in new participation in Piece by Piece workshops held weekly in Skid Row and South Los Angeles locations.
Summer Is In Bloom On Broadway!
Piece by Piece Artisans and Instructors have involved the entire community to assist in the creation of individual mosaic blooms for a Garden Wall of grand proportions. Outreach events conducted throughout the summer engaged community residents throughout South LA and Skid Row to take part.
Individual blooms will unite to become a glamorous mosaic garden wall of grand scale to permanently adorn a raised-bed setting at Broadway Village II, our long-time South Los Angeles home. The project is hosted by our housing partner, Deep Green Housing Corporation, which operates the Broadway Village II low-income residential complex on 51st & Broadway where Piece by Piece has operated workshops since 2008. Click for Press Release
Summary of our Summer Events. Click image to learn more.
Meet our Volunteer
Piece by Piece participants come from varied backgrounds. May have no experience with art, but find their creative voice through our workshop program, as well as a strong sense of community and belonging. We celebrate their artwork and successes through our blog, which features individual participants as well as volunteers on a regular basis.
Read about our participants, volunteers, instructors and workshops here.
I share with everyone I know that Piece by Piece is the greatest experience. It has literally changed my life as a retired person. I love it. I support the program and I would do anything to help them succeed and be better than what they are. And anything I can do to improve the program and add to and enhance, I would do. - Belinda
A fantastic commission completed for Nick Griffin, Director of Economic Development for the LA Central BID
Outstanding work by Artisans participating in our weekly Artisan Studio Workshop at Star Apartments
Our new friend Anna Strain of Artist & Craftsman Supply in the Arts District joined in the June Bloom fun as volunteer at a recent workshop