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Founded by artist Laurel True, True Mosaics Studio has been creating public, architectural and commissioned work for almost 25 years. True is a prolific artist known for her vibrant style, her combinations of intriguing materials and her global creative activism. True's work can be found in public spaces, hospitals, parks and commercial and residential settings around the world.
With Laurel True at Hacienda Mosaico, Puerta Vallarta, Mexico
November 13-19, 2016
I am so excited to return to Hacienda Mosaico to teach my new workshop. This immersive workshop honors our creative paths as makers. More...
Join Laurel this spring in New Orleans for these great workshops:
A fantastical sculptural mosaic bench was created on St Claude Ave in New Orleans during two Creative Placemaking workshops at True Mosaics Studio last month, taught by master sculpture Brent Sumner and myself. Students came from around the country and New Orleans for the back-to-back workshops.
We are having Lotus Bench Dedication Thursday, Nov. 5th, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
We have already scheduled another session of these workshop in October 2016.
New Orleans Podcast host Craig Kraemer talks to artist Laurel True about her community-based work in New Orleans, the connection between creative expression and well-being and why public art is important.
October 10 - November 8, 2015
New Orleans Arts Center 3330 St. Claude Ave.
New work by Laurel True is part of the Bywater Biennial in New Orleans. Group exhibit curated by Don Marshall.
June 22, July 2, 2016
With Laurel True and Valerie Nicoladze at Esprit Mosaique Studio in the south of France
This workshop begins at the studio and ends with a picnic in a lavender field. Not to be missed.
Please email if interested in receiving more information or getting on the list for this workshop!
The Urban Eyes Project is underway. I am facilitating a community street art project on St. Claude using salvaged mirror and mosaic eyes made by people from New Orleans and around the world. Over 600 mosaic eyes will be included in a series of murals. The Urban Eyes Project explores awareness, well-being and the interaction between community and creative
International team of mosaic artists converge on Puente Alto, Chile to create massive mosaic mural.
I was honored to be selected to participate in this project and be part of an 80 + team of artists from 22 countries working on a large, public mosaic mural conceived and led by artist Isidora Paz López in Puente Alto, Chile.
My panel included interpretations of the mariposa orchid and black-necked swan, native to Chile and holding personal meaning for me.