Sophia Othman

Mosaic art & Concrete Sculpture

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Phoenix Wildfire Mosaic – summer camp youth art mosaic mural

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Phoenix Mosaic symbolic of wildfire burning through green leaves and new life regenerating from the ashes.

This mosaic mural panel was pieced with the help of young artists participating in the Vallejo Community Arts Foundation (VCAF) Youth Summer Art Camp.  

sophia othman bay area mosaic artist teaches youth how to piece mosaics at summer art camp
Art Camp Youth proud of their mosaic work

The Art Camp included youth aged 7 years to 14 years.  All participated in piecing the Phoenix Wildfire glass mosaic panel. 

Detail of right side of phoenix glass mosaic.

The art camp kids used hand tools to cut glass and the older (11-14 year olds) kids even got to use a glass grinder and ring saw wet saw.  All kids helped piece the mosaic.

Detail of the left side of the phoenix mosaic.
sophia othman bay area mosaic artist teaches youth how to piece mosaics at summer art camp

The kids worked in groups on different parts of the mosaic and rotated to different areas to gain more experience.  Here Sophia is demonstrating how to cut glass with glass nippers. 

Production assistance by Kristina Fiorini. 

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