Cadence Landscape Architecture & The Mockingbird Trail (2018)

Main Course, 12' (H) x 82' (L)

Fort Lauderdale, Florida


  • Cadence Landscape Architecture

  • The Friends of The Mockingbird Trail

  • Lighthouse Foundation of Broward for the Blind and Visually Impaired

  • The Community Foundation of Broward

  • Broward Community College

Services Provided:

  • In depth 360º research into The Mockingbird Trail, a new urban art trail in Fort Lauderdale inspired by a beautiful myth about Florida's state-bird, and The Lighthouse of Broward for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

  • Grant-writing assistance in collaboration with Cadence Landscape Architecture to successfully receive $50,000 worth of funding from The Community Foundation of Broward to support the ambitious installation.

  • Identifying and booking renowned artist, Ernesto Maranje, to lead the artistic design for the installation.

  • Assisting with scouting and selecting prime wall locations along The Mockingbird Trail.

  • Conceptualizing and implementing a multi-sensory art-making technique that will directly involve individuals who are blind and visually impaired in the painting experience.

  • Collaborate with Cadence Landscape Architecture to define and install multi-sensory elements of the artwork, including motion sensor sound-triggering and smell-releasing technology along with custom-made textural wall attachments.

  • Fully coordinated and implements a major public event on Martin Luther King Jr. Day for over 200 participants to paint the beautiful mural.

  • Completed mural within 14 hours thanks to our efficient production process.