Piece by Piece Stories

The most up to date information on what Piece by Piece is up to. Get updates on classes, artists, upcoming projects, and more.

  • June Workshops Focus on Installation Techniques

    June Workshops Focus on Installation Techniques

    In June, artist instructor Tracey Corinne taught a series of workshops focusing on installation techniques. Practicing these different methods builds skills that help artists make decisions on their future projects both in design and practicality. 
  • Uniting Through Art: The Value of Piece by Piece Team Building Workshops

    Uniting Through Art: The Value of Piece by Piece Team Building Workshops

    As organizations navigate the challenges of stressful work environments and multiple demands, Piece by Piece workshops offer the tools to build a productive and healthy team. They serve as a reminder that, piece by piece, we can build a brighter, more connected future.
  • Bringing Joy and Relief: Veteran's Story of Mosaic Art Classes During Cancer Battle

    Bringing Joy and Relief: Veteran's Story of Mosaic Art Classes During Cancer Battle

    My father, Richard, has been coming to Piece by Piece's Creative Forces Mosaic Classes since the moment he saw the flyer up at the VA last year. He has raved about it since the first class and it was all he wanted to talk about.
  • January Directed Studies - Working with Clay with Ellen Dinerman

    January Directed Studies - Working with Clay with Ellen Dinerman

    To kick off the new year, instructor Ellen Dinerman led a workshop on making clay reliefs, experimenting in particular with texture and glazes. “Participants really enjoyed the clay relief project. The studio was so quiet with everyone working away; learning to carve clay and making various textures,” said instructor Ellen.
  • Piece by Piece Participant Artists Create with Smalti in December

    Piece by Piece Participant Artists Create with Smalti in December

    Using patterns based on traditional quilts, Piece by Piece, participants selected two to three colors, allowing them to focus on cutting techniques and placement styles. In addition to using basic nippers, artists were also able to try the more traditional hammer and hardie for cutting the pieces
  • Piece by Piece Artists Study Tool Use and Techniques in November

    Piece by Piece Artists Study Tool Use and Techniques in November

    Instructor Ellen Dinerman led workshops in November focusing on tool use. Participants learned the value of knowing the right tool for the job, be it glass cutting, ceramic nipping, or even clay sculpting. They created unique pieces this month using...