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Founded by artist Laurel True, True Mosaics Studio has been creating public, architectural and commissioned work for over 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.
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June Workshops in Seattle and New Orleans
My first book is out!
Women Hold Up the World
Project Journals from Around the World Volume One
Available on Amazon.
Mosaic Vision: New work on display at Prospect 4 satellite site Bywater Bakery in New Orleans
Fanm Se Poto Mitan/ Women Hold Up Life
Urban Eyes Project mural created with girls and young women in Jacmel, Haiti
Recently completed work on the facade of Shank Charcuterie at 2352 St. Claude Ave in New Orleans. The awesome folks at Shank got a new facade!
I was honored to be selected by the US Department of State and Meridian International Center to facilitate two community-based public art projects in Turkey.
Magic Archway was created in the footprint of the Lafitte Housing Projects, which were home to thousands of people of all ages and shuttered and demolished after the failure of the National Levees during hurricane Katrina.
Luisa Dantas and Jolu Productions in New Orleans made a short documentary about the Magic Archway Project...
Istanbul, Beykoz, Turkey. We worked over the course of about ten days to create this mural, with the help of the teen girls, teachers, participants from the US Consulate, and community volunteers.
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
Mural production by young adults from the Jacmel Mozaik Program at Art Creation Foundation For Children in partnership with True Mosaics Studio and Croix Rouge Canadienne.
Created during one of two Mosaic Mural Making workshops I taught at Jaton Mosaic Studio, Buenos Aires, Argentina with a group of 15 adult student artists.
Installed at Terra Violeta, Center for Women's and Gender Studies
Created by Laurel True and students of Mosaic Mural Making Intensive hosted by Jaton Mosaic Studio, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Laurel True and students of Sacred Peacock Mosaic Mural Workshop at Hacienda Mosaico, Puerta Vallarta, Mexico.
I spent two weeks in Helena, Montana this summer facilitating a mosaic mural project with community engagement to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts.