BHIS Arts

Tile Mosaic Project

Check out how it's all coming together, with Ms. Mary Howard Logel and Julie Maher, resident artist leading the charge to put the puzzle together (see picture). If you want to help in the final stages call Mary Howard Logel 206-252-2675 to learn how you be part of this wonderful project.

BHIS Entryway Tile Mosiac

Be a Part of Public Art on Beacon Hill!
Always wanted to learn about tile mosaic making? Or are you already mosaic savvy just looking for an opportunity to get creative? Beacon Hill students will be learning the whole process in class – why not you too?

With funds from a City of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods matching grant we will create a 6x8 tile mosaic to adorn the south-facing brick wall of the Beacon Hill School entryway. This spot is ideal for viewing by car or foot traveling along 14th Avenue South past the school. The mosaic will beautify a high traffic space that is frequented by Beacon Hill School parents, neighbors, students, staff, visitors, and community volunteers.

There are many ways to support this LEGACY project:

  • Come to our October Project Prep Meeting, hosted by the BHIS Tile Mosaic Project Steering Committee and learn how you can be involved!

Saturday, October 1, 2011
Multipurpose Room
11 to 1 PM

  • BHIS school community volunteers can help during the day in art class. Contact BHIS Art Specialist, Mary Howard Logel 206-252-2675 or mhlogel@seattleschools.org
  • If you are a member of the BHIS school community and/or the Beacon Hill neighborhood community you can participate in our evening tile workshops! Come for tile making on October 19th and glazing on November 9th. Both workshops will run from 4:30-7:30 pm and be held in the school’s multipurpose room. We will provide the tools and the clay and dinner! Questions? Contact Angela Castañeda 206-459-1430.
  • If you are a Beacon Hill community and/or business member who loves tile mosaic and you want to support public art on the hill this could be an opportunity for you too! Please contact Angela Castañeda 206-459-1430.

The design outline was created by artist-in-residence, Julie Maher, based on concept work by students, and the project steering committee, a mix of neighbors and school community members, and the theme embraces the overarching mission at Beacon Hill International School: “We All Belong, A World of Learners.”

To see some of Julie’s previous mosaic work take a walk by Kimball or Maple Elementary Schools on Beacon Hill, or check out the links:

Mosaic work: http://beaconhillpublicart.weebly.com/public-art.html

Mosaic Flyer Oct 19th: English version, Chinese version, Spanish version


BHIS Wheel World

Wheel World is a bike rack made of stainless and cor-ten steel designed by Ela Lamblin, a local metal artist and musician. Lamblin's design symbolizes the global focus of our programs and supports our mission to provide an inclusive, equitable, engaging school culture.

Wheel World information

Wheel World Design

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