Mandala Hug

    The Healey School is an amazing place, with creative and dedicated students and staff, and the principal wanted to find a way to visually represent the many people who support the students every day, creating an installation that would ‘feel like a...

Believe Mosaic

The East Somerville Community School has a new principal, and he’s chosen a motto for the year: Believe.  It’s pasted throughout the school on walls and windows, and in each classroom.  During the 2019-2020 school year Connection Lab designed an 8-foot-wide mosaic...

Dandelion Days Storywalk

Through the Beautiful Stuff Project, Connection Lab created an 8-page mosaic Storywalk called Dandelion Days. Each page of the book is a 12”x16” mosaic created by community members during socially-distanced outdoor tiling sessions.  Without words, the book tells the...

Mandalas for School Adjustment Counselors

    In collaboration with The Beautiful Stuff Project, Connection Lab worked with school adjustment counselors in a local elementary school to help them integrate mandalas into their clinical practice with students and to prepare them to create a collaborative mandala...

Collaborative Original Storywalk

The Kindergarteners and second graders at the Argenziano school collaboratively authored and illustrated a fantastic and far-fetched story about two girls who find themselves in a house full of vampires.  With each class doing one step in the creation of the story and...