All students were invited to answer questions about their identity and their experiences at the school. Students then worked with me to transform this data into beautiful glass mosaics. Each of the 14 student-created mosaics is both a mathematical representation of school data, and an artistic representation of student visions for the future of the school.
Assistant Artist Jennifer Chin and I, as a lead artist
engaged with the local community to create a tabletop mosaic
artwork reflective of the theme “A Common Thread.”
The first table is a chess board surrounded by colorful hearts
representing the warm-hearted community. The purple ring
surrounding it represents the Oakwood Village BIA, which
continually aims to create a peaceful, supportive, and thriving
On the second table, four oak tree leaves show the neighbourhood’s
diversity, with a white ring weaving through the leaves representing
the Oakwood Village BIA’s goal to foster growth and community
The Mosaic Tables got Community Engagement Award.
More info and location of the tables: https://stepspublicart.stqry.app/1/list/9738/story/147039
This artwork was created as part of STEPS’ I HeART Main Street initiative, a program
that engages communities, inspires innovation and transforms Canadian business
districts through public art.
This is a collaborative installation with painter Natalie Plociennik, focusing on how COVID has made us recognize what is truly important in our lives.
Mount Pleasant Village’s support, kindness and love has been outstanding throughout the
We witnessed you watching out for one another, despite the social distances.
We miss your vibrant and diverse energy, so we represent you as brightly as we remember. We yearn for our renewing connection to mother earth, so we adorn your circles with spirited seaside gems.