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
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.
Continuous praise with press and speaking invitations, including The Sun Sentinel, Venice Magazine, The Landscape Architecture Magazine, Business for the Arts of Broward, Lauderbabe, The Week.com, Channel 7 News
Appearances by the political leaders of Fort Lauderdale, including the city’s former Mayor.
1M-Impressions across digital and press related platforms.