marcia yapp, community artist, teacher & co-facilitator

Marcia is a professional photographer, mosaic artist, teacher and community art facilitator based in Madison, WI. Since 2005, Marcia has facilitated and co-facilitated several mosaic public art pieces in the Madison area; emphasizing the importance of community input, both in the design and creation of a piece. Her work is found throughout Madison's public spaces where she has collaborated on community mosaic projects through the Backyard Mosaic Women's Project, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and City of Madison, Bayview International Center for Arts and Education, VSA Wisconsin (the State Organization on Arts and Disability), Joining Forces for Families’ Gardening for Empowerment Program, several public schools in the Madison area, neighborhood centers and community gardens. As a teacher, Marcia helps others employ mosaic and photography skills to expand their creative landscape. As a mosaic artist she brings knowledge, experience, and an excellent work ethic to every project.