Ceramic Tiles and Murals

Ceramic Handprint Tiles and Murals

Handprint tile installation

Handmade tiles are of earthenware clay in which participants hands will be impressed. The tiles will be glazed, fired, and installed, most commonly on exterior walls.

Detail of handprint tiles

Typically, the tiles are 7" x 7". However, Because tiles are individually made for each facility, precise design - sizes, shapes and colors - will be determined to suit each specific aesthetic and site.

Handprint tile installation

Existing walls can be seen in many Marin County locations including The Discovery Museum, Sausalito; San Domenico School, San Anselmo; Ross Valley Nursery School, Kentfield; and, Boyle Park, Mill Valley.

Stephan signing his handprint tile

Handmade Ceramic Dedication Tiles

Commission one-of-a-kind handmade tiles to highlight your community space.

ceramic tile with hand-painted image of child on a swing
12" x 12" handmade dedication tile.
Ed & Laleh Zelinsky South of Knoll Playground,
Tiburon, CA.

Hand-painted in vibrant colors, tiles can be made in a variety of sizes and shapes and will be customized to reflect your unique logo and text.

Community Ceramic Wall Mosaics

Students from your school, spiritual community, or social center will band together to design, construct, and glaze a ceramic wall mural. Themes can pertain to class curricula or reflect a revered community event, a commemorative celebration, or a seasonal festival.

The completed glazed and fired mural ‘puzzle pieces’ will be delivered to your site for installation by a qualified artisan. Consider asking a professional contractor in your community to donate the installation.

Donor names hand-lettered on stoneware tiles
Donor names hand-lettered and installed
by Judy Dornbush.
(Stoneware tiles made by Heath Ceramics.)

Community Fundraiser

Individual ceramic tiles can to be purchased by members of your community for a fee beyond the contracted production and installation fee. Consider increasing your profit by arranging for a professional contractor in your community to donate the installation.


Fees to be determined per project by agreement.

Please make arrangements well in advance.

Custom hand painted handprint tiles