Tag Archives: Jan Brown Checco

“Stars in the Garden” Monastery Mosaics (2016)

“Stars in the Garden” is a handmade ceramic mosaic that tells the story of a high holy place in one of Cincinnati’s oldest neighborhoods. This was also the location of Cincinnati’s first observatory. The artwork was commissioned by Towne Properties and is installed in the foyer of the Holy Cross Monastery, newly resurected as the […]

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“Nature Calls!” Ceramic Mosaic at Fitton Center (2015)

When Fitton Center asked for a special public art design for their renovated restrooms, Jan responded with a epic interpretation of wastewater treatment and how it benefits our lives. Green Man and Mother Nature reside in the mens and ladies rooms respectively, emanating streams and blooming gardens. Cindy Dingledein of Community Design Alliance managed the […]

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Wood Genius

“Wood Genius” drawing in colored pencil and pastel on Canson paper

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“From a Safe Distance” Watercolors

Created for the invitational exhibition “Landscapes” by Daniel Brown at Covington Arts Gallery, these two watercolor paintings are inspired by aerial photo perspectives by hot air balloon. The view is taking in how land is used at a remove from the people and culture that inhabit it, not unlike our voyeuristic experiences of the world […]

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Clifton Plaza Mural (2014)

In Cliftonfest’s third year, a legacy project was realized in the heart of the neighborhood business district. Clifton Plaza is the gathering spot for concerts and markets, bordered by blank wall invited conceptual design work of Jenny Roesel Ustick. Final design drawings and project management were provided by Jan Brown Checco. Scott Donaldson served as […]

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Bishop Brossart High School Public Art (2014)

As a guest of the Mayerson Foundation Service Learning Program, Jan worked for 5 months with Bishop Brossart High School junior class students in Covington, Kentucky. Teacher Suzette Glaab loaned her classroom for the creation of three giant art panels. The workshop included design collaboration based on student sketches, experimentation with recyclable materials crafted into […]

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Blue Ash Art Carpets (2014)

Jan Brown Checco’s team of experienced design professionals gathered for a celebration morning, creating these nature-themed images on the sidewalks of the new Summit Park in Blue Ash, Ohio.

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Cliftonfest 2014 Art Carpets

Jan Brown Checco’s direction of neighborhood cultural arts festival, Cliftonfest, included a long-lasting sidewalk chalk project in the central business district. Forty artists designed images and employed Jan’s unique process of blending colors with milk which binds the image to the concrete, allowing artworks to last for months.

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