Earth Day Workshop


Biggs Museum of American Art Sun, Apr 21 11:00 AM


Earth Day Workshop

Sunday, April 21 | 11am-1pm

Tickets: $15 | Members: $12


Unlock your creativity and explore the artistry of mosaics with acclaimed DDOA artist Trebs Thompson at The Biggs. In this immersive workshop, participants will delve into the transformative potential of upcycling, breathing new life into old glassware and dishes through the medium of mosaic art.

Under the expert guidance of Trebs Thompson, attendees will embark on a creative journey, transforming broken pieces into stunning works of art. Experimenting with a variety of materials including thrifted plates, cups, and dishes, CDs, and tile pieces, you'll have the opportunity to craft unique pieces such as plates, vases, coasters, and tiles.

Throughout the workshop, Trebs Thompson will share insights and techniques garnered from years of experience, offering invaluable guidance to participants at every step. Whether you're a seasoned artist or just starting your creative journey, this workshop promises to be a delightful and enriching experience for all.

Highlights of the workshop include the chance to learn from an experienced artist, explore the art of upcycling and mosaic creation, experiment with diverse materials, and take home your own personalized mosaic creations.

Spaces are limited, so reserve your spot today for a morning of creativity and inspiration at The Biggs. Don't miss out on the opportunity to unleash your artistic potential and craft beautiful mosaic treasures with us.

About Trebs:

Trebs Thompson is a recipient of the 2024 Delaware Individual Artist Fellowship Award in the Established Fellows Category. She began an arts career with glass arts in her early 40s with little previous art experience. A few years later, she was diagnosed with a rare blinding condition called Parafoveal Macular Telangiectasia which prompted her to make art on new levels. Trebs has several exhibitions upcoming in 2024 one of which is a solo show at the Delaware Department for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Read more about her here: About Trebs — Trebs Thompson