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.

  • Large 3-D mosaic leaves with flowers mounted on the side of a building.

    Villas at Gower Public Art Project, Part Two: Installation and Celebration

    Installation The daunting task of installing Piece by Piece's first public art project fell into the very capable hands of L.A. ProPoint, a company that has done some incredible and large installations at the Hollywood Bowl, Universal Studios and the...

  • A group of artist instructors holding a large 3D mosaic leaf.

    Villas at Gower Public Art Project

    When Piece by Piece was founded by Sophie Alpert, the goal was to provide a much-needed source of supplemental income to recently homeless and very low income residents of inner city Los Angeles. It quickly became much more. Under the...

  • Artists working on mosaics at a Piece by Piece workshops.

    Meet Our Instructors: Leigh Adams

    When you visit a Piece by Piece open workshop, you will often see a group of participants surrounding a purple-haired woman. Leigh Adams, an instructor with Piece by Piece for five years, is known for her kindness and candid but...

  • Jose Morales with a mosic America table

    Featured Piece by Piece Artist: Jose M

    Jose M has been participating in the Piece by Piece program for almost five years. Before then, he had never tried mosaic art. His thirst for knowledge and his dedication to learning has shown through the development of his work....

  • A group of artists standing around a large 3D mosaic leaf.


    Welcome to the Piece by Piece blog. Through this venue, we hope to bring you the stories of our participating artists and their work; introduce you to our amazing instructors; and share the progress of our projects. A little history:...