• LA Mosaic Art Workshops Help Create Path Out of Homelessness
    Kelly Clarkson Show

  • Feature on Piece by Piece
    California Arts Council

  • Founder Sophie Alpert Recieves Unsung Heroes Award
    California Community Foundation

  • Art of Mosaic Transforms Worlds
    Life Connected

  • Piece by Piece is an innovative arts program the offers free mosaic art workshops to low-income and homeless residents in South LA and Skid Row

  • Meet this community of creatives bonded by love for mosiac art learning

News & Press Releases


Metro Seeks Veteran Input on New Mural Near Purple Line/VA Station November 2022 U.S Department of Veterans Affairs

Skid Row Arts Zine, Fall 2022
Sandy Segal Youth Health Center Mural is highlighted.

Paramount Invests in Community Partnerships to Reduce Homelessness, November 9, 2022. Brilliance of Community Commission is highlighted.

Wilshire Boulevard Temple Bulletin. Summer 2022. Virtual Mother’s Day Project with Karsh Center. Page 3.

The Source. July 2022. Community-based organization Piece by Piece selected for Veterans Legacy Art Project Commission near future Westwood/VA Hospital Station.

Art and The City. March 2021. Village Well Culver City Mosaic Mural.

Culver City Neighbors. December 2020 . All Together Now—Putting the Pieces of Broken Lives Back Together.

VoyageLA. November 02 2020. Meet Sophie Alpert of Piece by Piece in Skid Row and South Los Angeles

Cause Consumer. May 04 2020. Making Beauty from Broken Things.

Spectrum News 1. April 23 2019. Organization Enables Formerly Homeless Artists to Rebuild Their Lives.

Piece by Piece Awarded California Arts Council “Local Impact” Grant. Released June 12 2018. 

KCET Earth Focus. May 15 2017 . Fragments Into Something Beautiful: Social Enterprise Meets the Art of Mosaic at Piece by Piece.

Los Angeles Times. April 25 2017. On Skid Row, Rebuilding a Dream One Mosaic at a Time.

National Endowment for the Arts Funds Piece by Piece to Connect Mosaic Artists with Residents of Skid Row Supportive Housing. Released December 8 2015.

Piece by Piece Unveils Mosaic Mural Created by South Los Angeles Residents. Released October 09 2015.

Piece by Piece Receives Grant to Provide Mosaic Art Workshops in Skid Row. Released September 20 2015.

Piece by Piece Arms Local Artisans with Recyclables to Create Mosaic Art Beyond the Garden Wall. Released July 30 2015.

Piece by Piece Receives California Arts Council “Local Impact” Grant. Released July 20 2015.  

Piece by Piece Receives California Arts Council “Creative California Communities” Grant. Released July 15 2015.  

Piece by Piece Mosaics Bloom in the Arts Pavilion at 2015 Central Avenue Jazz Festival July 25-26. Released July 15 2015.  

Piece by Piece is an Inaugural Recipient of the Creative Economic Development Fund Grant. Released June 16 2015.

Life Connected: Art of Mosaic Transforms World NBC February 2014.

Unsung Heroes of Los Angeles. 2013 Unsung Heroes Awards.

Lakers News. Comerica Bank Best of LA Women's Business Awards Program.

Palos Verdes Peninsula News. Celebrating Those Who Make A Difference.

Gazettes. Exhibit Showcases Impoverished Artists., June. Art Show and Sale Creates 'Pieces of Hope.'

ABC7 Eyewitness News. Group Offers Free Art Workshops to Needy.

The Los Angeles Business Journal. The Los Angeles Business Journal Celebrates L.A's Inspirational Women Business Leaders.

The Beverly Hills Courier. Joan Mangum Column.

Jewish Journal. Rebuilding Lives One Broken Tile at a Time.

Los Angeles Confidential Magazine, Oscar/Power Issue. Sweet Charity.