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The Arts and Crafts Tile: The Influence of Henry Chapman Mercer” Wednesday, March 31, 7pm
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A lecture given by Vance Koehler, independent scholar
and former curator at the Moravian Pottery & Tile Works
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Coverings is the Global Tile & Stone Experience! JULY 7-9 2021


Spirits and Folklore of Ghana

AWARDED "Best Mural" in International category for Precita Eyes Mural Center Awards, San Francisco, CA Title: "Spirits and Folklore of Ghana"
A community project in partnership with Cross Cultural Collaborative, Inc. Facilitated by: Laurel True with Lillian Sizemore, and Anna Webb with participation by community members of Nungua, Ghana Completed: July 2004
Sited at: Aba House Cultural Center, Nungua, Ghana, West Africa Dimensions: 22 feet wide x 6.5 feet high (143 sq. feet) Materials: Ceramic tile, mirror, pebbles, seashells, glass, and mixed media. READ MORE ....

I Build the Tower

Here is something new! A feature-length documentary about the life and work of Simon (Sam) Rodia and the Watts Towers of South Central Los Angeles has recently become available on DVD produced by filmmaker Ed Landler and Brad Byer, Rodiaís great-nephew.

A jewel of a film, I Build the Tower, is magnificent to watch! This is the true story of Sam Rodia, the Italian immigrant who built the world-famous Watts Towers on a small residential lot in South Central Los Angeles over roughly 30 years beginning in the 1920s. READ MORE ....