Community Mosaics

Harrison Public School Mosaic
Elena Martoglio

Harrison Public School Mural

Harrison Public School Mural The Harrison Public School mural was initiated by an organization called Art House, that offers art programs to children in Halton, Ontario, for free. I’m fortunate to collaborate with them on various projects and this one

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St Raphael Catholic School Mosaic
Elena Martoglio

St Raphael Catholic School Mosaic

St Raphael Mosaic One thing I enjoy most about large scale projects is shaping the substrate. Of course this can be done on a small scale too, but I personally feel more compelled to do so with large scale mosaics.

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Milton Culture Days Eggshell mosaics
Elena Martoglio

Culture Days Art Project

My experience in mosaic art has always revolved around the recycling of objects. The materials I choose work well with the grouting process. This is a crucial step in adhering the mosaic and making it complete.

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Coldwater Steampunk Festival
Elena Martoglio

Coldwater Steampunk Festival

Coldwater Steampunk Festival A ‘Kraken’ Good Time…… I used to live in Toronto and I was always a city girl. Big cities are so lively and busy, there is so much to explore and do all the time. Living in

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Elena Martoglio

Many Hands Doing Good

Many Hands Doing Good I was honoured to be a part of the Many Hands Doing Good event which was held to initiate an organization that supports children in developing their artistic abilities. Children from all walks of life came by

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Elena Martoglio

E.W Foster School Mosaic

E.W Foster Public School Mosaic Students from EW Foster Elementary School in Milton and I spent close to two months working to create a permanent mosaic to adorn the school’s entrance hallway. Grades 4 and 5’s from the school’s multicultural

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Montclair Public School Mosaic
Elena Martoglio

Montclair Mini Mosaics

Montclair Mini Mosaics The Montclair Public School mosaic project was a one day event. To my delight, I was invited to share the many varieties this medium offers. In this project the students had the opportunity to drop in for

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Milton Molecule Mosaic
Elena Martoglio

Milton Molecule Mosaic

Milton Molecule Mosaic The title for this project came to me as I worked with the youth of Milton on a weekly basis, leading up to the Culture Days event. It was my first collaboration with Art House in Halton.

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Mariposa Music Festival Logo
Elena Martoglio

Mariposa Folk Music Festival

Mariposa Folk Festival Mosaic The Mariposa Folk Festival has been around for over 50 years and this past August I was delighted to have taken part in it. As this year marks Canada’s 150th, it was a real treat to

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cabbagetown laneway mosaic
Elena Martoglio

Beautifying Cabbagetown Laneways

Beautifying Cabbagetown Laneways Canada’s 150th anniversary was a very giving year. An example of this was when I was approached by the Cabbagetown Residents Association to help beautify the laneways. As a resident of the town at the time, I

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