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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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Designed by Laurel True and hand-crafted by jeweler and metalsmith Marie McConnell, this elegant etched silver cuff depicts one of of True’s iconic mosaic street art pieces created in New Orleans.
Available in copper, bronze, sterling silver
Just finished a wonderful Mural Making workshop in Niwot, Colorado during which we created this beautiful piece. Perhaps my favorite, this one is based on sacred geometry and includes two sets of geometry.
Next Mosaic Mural Making workshop: March 2020 in Mexico
Teaming up again with French mosaic artist Valerie Nicoladze to teach three sessions of our signature workshop and tour in Provence: June, July and October 2020.
Registration open soon!
My first book is out!
Women Hold Up the World: Project Journals from Around the World Volume One
Available on Amazon and on my website.
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.