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A Creative Resolution; Mosaic Art.

On a cold winter morning Paige McCoy Smith from WFAA came to Hidden Mosaic to interview Barbara.  The gardens were not in bloom but the response was overwhelming. Thank You Paige.

 

Watch Barbara Dybala interview with  WFAA

  Paige McCoy Smith

Reporter / Producer for Good Morning Texas at WFAA in Dallas, TX, WFAA-TV, Channel 8, ABC

I met Barbara Dybala about eight years ago when she was leading the Fairy Tree mosaic project for the Sunnyvale Garden Club. I was a new resident of Sunnyvale, and didn’t know anyone in town.

She invited me to participate in a workshop where she taught club members

 how to mosaic various components of the Fairy Tree.  Barbara instigated the project because she was concerned that new housing areas were destroying the native trees in the area. Her project goal was to educate the next generation on the value of native trees of Texas. She selected five native trees and created personalities for each. The elementary school children wrote stories about each fairy tree, which accompanied the exhibit. She approached Sunnyvale Garden Club for funding and volunteers. The tree was initially exhibited at the State Fair of Texas, but is now permanently housed at the Sunnyvale Middle School. Barbara is an excellent facilitator and teacher as well as a master mosaicist. After conceiving the beautiful and whimsical design, she recruited members and residents and taught them how to mosaic. She galvanizes groups to rally around a cause with her vision, creativity and humor. Her reassuring attitude and confidence in our nascent mosaic skills made the project a delight to work on. Her ability to motivate people to volunteer lots of time and hard work to achieve a common goal is extraordinary. (Ask her how many friends helped her mosaic the barn in her backyard!) The City of Norman wants to engage the community in their mosaic project and Barbara has been leading community engagement art projects for many years now. I think it would be a match made in heaven! I highly recommend her for the project.

Georgeann Elliott Moss

President, Sunnyvale Garden Club

The Latest Hidden Mosaic News

March is Butterfly Mosaic Month

On Saturday, March 9, and March 30 we have our Beginning Butterfly Mosaic Class or, "I just want a butterfly in my garden class". Our new custom made metal butterfly frames are bigger than last years and comes with a funky fork for its body. Sign up is open...

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February 3rd is the Mini Orb Party

This spring workshop via the CAC at Hidden Mosaic is Portrait in Stone. Students have been requesting this workshop using the Ravenna mosaic method. Yes, it is challenging but oh so rewarding.f you want to read more about the class Click here. Register through the...

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Do Something Off the Grid!
Private Mosaic Party Groups 

Gather eight plus friends, co-workers, or family and arrange your own private mosaic party. Plan your mini outing to the country and choose what you want to enjoy creating. The Pond House is a great place for the jewelry class, very intimate and cozy. The studio is best for larger projects. Either place you are welcome to bring your party supplies, food and drinks 30 minutes ahead of time. The private parties include a tour of the property.

We provide the art supplies. You bring on the talent and party snacks.

Hidden Mosaic is 30 minuites East of Dallas midway between Rockwall and Terrell Texas.

Thanks to the following folks:

Annie Divine | anniedevinetx.com
Rebecca Collins | rebeccacollins.com
Gary Coots | 817 909 0654
Wendy Grimland | 469 831 5468
Kris Hundt | krishundt.com

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