Hero Headbands

The Art of COVID- Hero Headbands

When the pandemic first started, everyone wanted to help❤️ Many people were making masks. Unfortunately, I don’t sew much. Then, I saw a post about someone sewing buttons on headbands and giving them to nurses at the hospital. I thought, I CAN DO THAT!

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3-D Printed Mask Clips

The Art of COVID- 3d printed mask clips, Ayan Gupta

Submitted by Ayan Gupta When the pandemic hit, Ayan Gupta and his classmates from Tesla STEM High School began brainstorming ways they could help their community. They came up with the idea to 3-D print clips to help speed up the mask making process. Their project has been a huge success, and Ayan was kind…

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Covid-19 Global Quilt Project

The Art of Covid- Covid 19 Quilt

Submitted by: Dr. Kate Just and Dr. Tal Fitzpatrick In April, Dr. Kate Just and Dr. Tal Fitzpatrick created the Covid 19 Quilt project. Since then, people all over the world have sent in images of the textile squares they created as reflections of their Covid experiences. These images are then added to the project’s…

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Social Studies – Distancing

The Art of Covid-Social Studies - Distancing

Submitted by: Patricia Charity I created this art quilt during the first part of our indoor recess quarantine. Who knew it would continue into the fall and beyond. I attempted to capture the feeling of everyone having to distance themselves from their normal circle of friends and activities. While avoiding public places one still needs…

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El Jefe Cat Lounge

The Art of Covid- El Jefe Cat Lounge

Submitted By: Tiffany Lee of El Jefe Cat Lounge Our cat lounge just opened in November and was just getting going when we had to shut down for COVID in March. We weren’t able to get any government assistance that would cover our expenses. We decided to open online merchandise retail. Cute cat or desert themed face…

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John’s COVID Collection

The Art of Covid- John's COVID Collection

Submitted by: Janice Ward; Cookie art created by: John Ward John, a self-taught cookie artist, has been using his creativity and passion for cookie decorating to raise money in support of hospice patients and their loved ones. In honor of the support they received during the two years and four months that Janice’s mom was…

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Covid-19 Dia De Los Muertos Necklace

The Art of Covid- Dia de los Muertos Necklace

Submitted by: Jacqueline Bradley This year we will be remembering family members, friends, coworkers and associates who died from Covid-19. This Dia de los Muertos necklace was created with them in mind. Hand stamped copper, cloisonne beads, and glass sugar skull.

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CREAM Design & Print

The Art of Covid- CREAM Design & Print

Submitted by: Marissa Johnson Co-Owner, Operations Manager CREAM Design & Print CREAM Design & Print is a local Tucson shop that works with it’s partners and customers to create beautiful hand done screen prints with their environmentally friendly, soy-based ink. Since the presence of COVID, they have partnered with Tumamoc’s Desert Laboratory to create a mask…

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The Art of Covid- Qmulative

Submitted by: Quinlan Wilhite Quinlan Wilhite, the owner of QMULATIVE in Tucson, Arizona and Phoenix Fashion Week’s designer-of-the-year, has been making making masks to help out the community during these unprecedented times. According to his website, since learning how to sew from his grandmother in the spring of 2013, what was once an online feed…

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Masks for all!

The Art of Covid- Masks for All Shirley Sherman

Submitted By: Shirley Sherman As I wear my colorful masks made for me by friends when in public and wear my “industrial strength” N-95 for my hospice visits, I am struck by the playful reminders of how important the MASK is for ALL of us in the pandemic. I often think about how the 1918…

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