Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics
Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics

With school students

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Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics
Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics

detail

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Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics
Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics

Completed mural

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Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics
Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics

Completed mural

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Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics
Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics

Media

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Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics
Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics

Right after we completed the mural

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Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics
Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics

The drawing that inspired the project, made by my then 4 yo daughter

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Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics
Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics

Sun

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Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics
Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics

Bee designed by my then 6yo son

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Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics
Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics

Sunflower designed by a student of Miles Franklin Preschool

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Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics
Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics

Wall is prepped and ready

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Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics
Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics

Installation begins!

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Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics
Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics

Installation

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Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics
Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics

Installation

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Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics
Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics

My son helping with installation

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Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics
Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics

Day 1 of installation

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Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics
Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics

Parents assisting fabrication and installation

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Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics
Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics

Day 1 of installation

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Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics
Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics

Butterfly designed by my then 4yo daughter

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Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics
Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics

My son's bee and student's flower

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Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics
Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics

Tulip

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Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics
Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics

Flower designed by a student of Miles Franklin Preschool

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Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics
Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics

Day 1 of installation

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Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics
Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics

Students with parents in the background

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Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics
Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics

Staff and parent volunteers assisting with fabrication

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Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics
Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics

Staff and parent volunteers assisting with fabrication

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Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics
Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics

Staff and parent volunteers assisting with fabrication

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Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics
Miles Franklin Preschool Mural by Kim Grant Mosaics

Staff and parent volunteers

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2008

MILES FRANKLIN PRESCHOOL

This project was my first community project I facilitated. It involved 4-5 year old students and parent volunteers. I took children's images and collated them into a cohesive design based around a garden scene. I then mosaiced them and parent volunteers and a staff member assisted in the installation. The mural is located in the grounds of the Miles Franklin Preschool, Canberra ACT Australia.
~5m x 1.1m.