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In Memory Of…

May 7, 2023

“In Memory Of”
Community Mural to Honor those who have died of COVID-19

Southside artist Alex! Jimenez and potter Paloma Jaqueline will be constructing a large memorial to those who have died from COVID-19. They are asking the southside community to create clay tiles in memory of a loved one who has passed. These tiles will be gathered and assembled into a final public display in June of 2023.

**Please note: Participants will only be working with the unfired clay.  The artists will handle firing and painting the pieces in order to keep colors within the palette for the mural** 

Who: Community Members from the Southside of Tucson, AZ who have experienced the loss of a loved one due to Covid-19 or other diseases
Where: Workshops will be held at the Quincy Douglas Recreation Center, 1575 E. 36th St. Tucson AZ 85713 in the Arts and Crafts Room

How to Participate

There are four ways to participate:

  1. Submit a name through the website and the artists will include the name of your loved one on a name tile
  2. Stamp the name of your loved one onto a name tile that will be installed on the mural (15 min – 30 min)
  3. Make a unique clay piece to honor someone you lost that will be installed on the mural (45 minutes – 2 hours)

Volunteer and work with the artists throughout the duration of the project, will come in during drop in hours and help with the production of tiles


Drop-in Studio Workshop Hours: Make a tile piece on your own time.
Weekly from March 28th – May 12th: Tuesdays 10am – 4pm; Wednesdays 2pm – 6pm

Saturday/Sunday Group Workshops: Make a tile piece alongside other participants, stay until finished.
Saturday April 15th 2:30pm -5pm
Sunday May 7th Hours and Location TBA

To Sign Up Please Fill Out Interest Form:



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