Our mission is to empower residents who have experienced homelessness or economic insecurity by providing free mosaic art workshops enabling them to build confidence, earn supplementary income, promote wellness and an improved quality of life.
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Through free art workshops, and a safe welcoming community individuals who have experienced economic hardship are provided with the tools to heal, build community and master skills to earn income.
Piece by Piece 2022 Recap
Get to Know Piece by Piece
How has Piece by Piece made your life better?
Piece by Piece Artist Angelica Relates to Frida Kahlo
Piece by Piece Artist Hilda: Creating Make Me Feel Free
Piece by Piece Artist Jose inspired by Kandinsky and Van Gogh
Piece by Piece Artist June talks about her portrait of Senator John Lewis
Portraits and Places: Connections We Missed During COVID
Break a' Plate: Creativity in Time of Uncertainty
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
Leadership CA DEI Summit
Presentation by Sophie Alpert
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
Skid Row Arts Zine Summer 2023 A look back at the Silver Star Mural.
Skid Row Arts Zine Spring 2023 Featuring Piece by Piece artist Vicki.
Sophie Alpert: Founder of Piece by Piece. March 2023. Be-Roll.
Skid Row Arts Zine Winter 2023 South Gate mural is highlighted.
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 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.
DailyBreeze.com, 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.