Artist Resume

2015    Mosaic Arts International, Philadelphia, PA
2015    Mosaic Muse, Philadelphia, PA
2015    Fragments, Shards, and Pieces, Philadelphia, PA
2013    Icons of Media Award, Media, PA
2013    Public PrAJECT, Juried Group Show, Silver City, NM
2013    Power of the Flower, Juried Group Show, Haddonfield, NJ
2012    Members Show, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA
2012    Members Show, Community Art Center, Wallingford, PA


2014    Conversation with a Stone Wall, Private Residence, Rose Valley, PA.
2013-14    Unity Animal Hospital, Wallingford, PA. Paws and Tails
At each institution created large-scale mosaic installation. Taught students, ages 4-16, mosaic and tile-making techniques.
2012-13    Bache-Martin School, Philadelphia, PA. PA Council on Arts TAP artist. Collaborated with 8th grade Language Arts teacher.
2012    Stetson Middle School, West Chester, PA. Fabricated large school logo for front of school.
2012    Media Elementary School, Media, PA. Translated international fabric designs to clay tile.
2011-2012    Glenwood Elementary School, Media, PA. Illustrated school name in exterior clay tile and stained glass.
2011    Indian Lane Elementary School, Media, PA. Guided making of seven exterior panels representing local historic sites.
2011    Bridgeport Elementary School, Bridgeport, PA. Expressed environmental theme with clay animals in a landscape.
2011    Erdenheim Elementary School, Glenside, PA. Led students tiling small green footprints in large swirls.
2011    Tinicum Elementary School, Essington, PA. Facilitated 8th graders mosaicking  “School is Cool” in stained glass.
2011    Tinicum Elementary School, Essington, PA. Decorated cafeteria with enormous happy fruits and vegetables.
2011    Candlebrook Elementary School, King of Prussia, PA.  With art teacher made wall-size tile Tree of Life inspired by Klimt.
2011    Glenwood Elementary, Media, PA.  Celebrated connection across race through wall panel “Making a World of Difference.”
2010    Media Elementary School, Media, PA. Formed medieval style stained glass surround for main entrance.
2010    Summer Spree, Community Art Center, Wallingford, PA. Made flying dragon with children and teens.
2010    Indian Lane Elementary School, Media, PA. Mosaiced exterior bench sides. Hand tiles form bird wings.
2010    Drexel Newman Academy, Chester, PA. Incorporated students’ designs to express peace.
2010    Solis Cohen School, Philadelphia, PA. Enlived cafeteria with smiling fruits and vegetables.
2010    Rose Tree Day School, Media, PA. Enlivened dank entry with swirl using student made glass gem circles.
2009    Nether Providence Elementary School, Wallingford, PA. Illustrated character education curriculum.
2009    Indian Lane Elementary School, Media, PA. Promoted environmental care through bas-relief tree.
2008    Summer Spree, Community Art Center, Wallingford, PA. Showed native plants using recycled glass.
2008    Media Elementary School, Media, PA. Urged environmental activism in “Go Green!”
2007    Summer Spree, Community Art Center, Wallingford, PA. Depicted the shape and color of peace.
2007    Assistant Director, Lynn Denton’s Vision Quest mosaic, Mural Arts Program, Philadelphia, PA.
2006-2007    Media Mosaic Project Coordinator, Media, PA. Designed Handle with Care exterior wall mosaic. Coordinated public workshop resulting in over 300 hand tiles by residents 8 months to 82 years. Collaborated with dozens of volunteers.
2005    Assistant Director, Peace Garden Mosaic, Arts and Spirituality Center, Philadelphia, PA.
2004   Al Aqsa School, Philadelphia, PA. Honored Islam through felted quilt. Partnered with fiber artist.
1992    International Classroom, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Anthropology and Archaeology, Philadelphia, PA. Created textile mosaic world map.
2010 – current    Small Business Owner, Media, PA. Formed, Mosaic Spaces, LLC.
2008-2013    Artist in Residence, Philadelphia region, PA. Received 11 grants from PA Council on the Arts.
2009    Media Elementary School, Media, PA. Consulted on Japanese culvert project.
1992-1999    Classroom Teacher, The School in Rose Valley, Rose Valley, PA. Taught grades 2 – 6.


Classical and Contemporary Direct Techniques: Reproduction and Gradient with Michael Kruzich, Philadelphia, PA (February 2014)
What Lies Beneath Our Feet: Contemporary Mosaic in a Geologic Medium with Rachel Sager Lynch, Farmington, PA (August 2013)
Mosaics in Seattle: “Green” Style and Quality with Sophie Drouin, Tacoma, WA (April 2013)
Society of American Mosaic Artist Conference (Tacoma, WA – April 2013, Lexington, KY – February, 2012)
Mosaics with Carol Stirton-Broad, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA. (Fall 2012 – March 2013)
Mexican Smalti with Kim Wozniak, Doylestown, PA. (September 2012)
Dimensional Substrates with Deb Aldo, Lexington, KY (February 2012)
Integrating Practical & Artistic Insight with Sonia King, Lexington, KY (February 2012)
Mosaic Portraiture with Carol Shelkin, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA. (Fall 2011)
Mosaic Workshop with Isaiah Zagar, Philadelphia, PA. (December 2011)


2011-current    Mosaic Society of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. Board member. Chair, Education Committee.
2007-2010    Heron Crest Studios, Inc., Aston, PA. Co-founded a group of twelve artist studios in old mill and incorporated the business.
2004-2008    Media Arts Council, Media, PA. Founding board member, Vice President, Program Director, Treasurer. Facilitated board development and initiated strategic planning process. Created Council’s first work of public art.


Society of American Mosaic Artists (SAMA)
Mosaic Society of Philadelphia (MSoP)
Pennsylvania Council for the Arts Directory of Registered Artists
Media Arts Council (MAC)


Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA. (Fall 2007 – Summer 2008) Four studio courses.
West Chester University, West Chester, PA. (Fall 2001 – Spring 2005) Twelve studio and art history courses.
Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA. Bachelor of Arts with Distinction. (June 1989).

Claire Brill        484-326-6315