Projects

Azalea Park Mosaic League

2015

Launched with the support of

The San Diego Foundation through 

the Great Neighborhood Challenge grant.

 

The Azalea Park Mosaic League is a long term vision founded and led by artist and resident, Vicki Leon. The mosaic league is an integrated part of the Pop Street Project which intends to establish Azalea  Park as an Arts and Eco District.

 

Goal:To complete mosaic projects along Poplar Street and beyond that improve and beautify Azalea Park.

 

Long Term Vision: To create, support and inspire artists living in Azalea Park to learn to design, make and install mosaics that improve the community while fostering relationships, creativity, community interconnectedness and overall well-being. To make Azalea Park more safe and  walkable. To establish vibrant work spaces throughout the neighborhood that are equipped to create full scale mosaics and foster creativity and social engagement.

 

Theme:  Group Show: Individual artists/ Art exhibition

Community members building mosaics
Community members building mosaics
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Columbine Bus Stop
Columbine Bus Stop

The Pop Street Project included funding for both mosaics and drought resistant landscaping of some of the "parkways" on Poplar Street.

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Trash Can at Columbine and Poplar
Trash Can at Columbine and Poplar

Two original mosaic art works by community members who had never done a mosaic before.

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Mosaic at Pepper Canyon
Mosaic at Pepper Canyon

This mosaic was created and installed by two Mosaic League members who incorporated hand made tiles by other community members.

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Dougs Bug
Dougs Bug
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Mosaic on top of trash recepticle
Mosaic on top of trash recepticle
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