Artists in Schools & Communities
Ringgold High School
Fall 2016 in Washington County, Resident Artist Laura Jean McLaughlin worked with thirty students in Mrs. Theresa Campa’s ceramics classes at Ringgold High School to create a fifteen-foot long mosaic mural. Students brainstormed and sketched designs that would represent student life and local history, then worked to cut mirror and stained glass pieces that were glued onto cement board panels. At the end of the twenty-day Residency Project, the students finished by applying grout between the mosaic tiles. The fifteen-foot mosaic mural was installed in the board meeting room of the Roosevelt Administration Building.