R E S U M E | carol bevilacqua



More than twenty-five years as an illustrator and graphic designer, and over twenty years as a mosaic and custom tile artist. Expertise in all phases of illustration, design, custom tiles, mosaic tile setting, mural design, fabrication and installation that is suitable for interior or exterior.

Bevilacqua Studio | Principal, Owner | 2000-current
Design and fabrication for mosaics, illustration, and graphic design.

  • Mosaic: Specializes in instruction, community, residential and public installations.

  • Illustration & Design: Specializes in print graphics, and launched LushLino™
    custom vinyl art flooring ~ retro linoleum.

Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California, Berkeley |  1986-2009
Senior Designer and Illustrator for Exhibits, Publications, and Design
Graphic Design and Illustration with extensive expertise in print work for the museum and
education industry. Facilitates, initiates, and brainstorms with team to reach and meet the clients goals and needs. Communicates and excels through the complete process; from project management, through concepts to execution of art for print and environmental graphics.

Mosaic instruction & workshops | 2011-current

  • Esalen Institute Poppy Mural. Lead Instructor, fabrication, and installation for a 5-day mosaic workshop. 12’ x 6’ mural; main lodge rest room. Big Sur, CA.

  • Institute of Mosaic Art (IMA). Instructor for: Mosaic 101, Ceramic Tile, Outdoor Applications, Mosaic Totem Sculpture, and Day of the Dead Mosaics. 2011-2016. Berkeley, CA.

  • Richmond Art Center (RAC). Instructor for the Artist in Schools program (AIS) and Artist in the Community program (AIC). Facilitated and created mosaic murals in the community, and with students K-6. Richmond, CA.

  • Richmond Art Center (RAC). Professional development instruction for Richmond teachers. Richmond, CA .

Public Art | 2009-current

  • Vallejo Community Arts Foundation (VCAF). Vallejo Capitol Stairs Mosaic Project with Community Build. Finalist for 51 stair risers. Presented drawing, budget, materials, fund-raising, and community build implementation. Vallejo, CA.

  • Alameda County Arts Commission (ACAC). Alameda County Juvenile Justice Center (ACJJC). Designed and fabricated four mosaic wall panels for the hallway interior. Small Scale Public Artwork Commission Program. San Leandro, CA.

  • Northern California Public Art Academy (PAA). Chosen for the Oakland Public Art Program, Oakland, CA.

Residential Mosaics + vinyl | 2001-current

  • LushLino™ ~ Custom vinyl art flooring and floor cloths at various sizes.

  • Lois's Minton “Tile”. LushLino™ ~ Custom vinyl art flooring. 15’ x 6’. Alameda, CA. 

  • Amazon Warrior Story Rug.  LushLino™ ~ Digital print prototype for art floor cloth. 32” x 90”. 

  • Martha’s Dream Forest. Folk art mosaic mural, and custom tile. 12’ x 2’. Berkeley, CA.

  • Milagro Pathway. Landscape mosaic and custom tile. Tile and mosaics; Carol Bevilacqua. Keeyla Meadows: landscape Garden and Art. 150 Sq. Ft. Richmond, CA.

  • Starry Sky. Mosaic fireplace. Custom tile. Shawna Armstrong. 7’ x 5’. Oakland, CA.

  • Boomerang. Exterior facade. Custom tile. 10’ x 14’. Jon Alff, Architect Berkeley, CA.

  • St. Stone Sculpture. 24” x 24”. Adrian and Dan Blumberg, Walnut Creek, CA.

  • Barbara’s Birdbath. Barbara Anderson Galleries. Berkeley, CA.

Collaboration  |  Rachel Rodi & Carol Bevilacqua  |  2017- current

  • Cecilia. Created lizard sculpture for the Sylmar Central Plaza Square Shopping Center. Sylmar, CA.

  • Larkey Pool. Created over 150 custom, hand painted, ceramic tiles for a large scale donor
    recognition mural. Mural design by Rachel Rodi. Walnut Creek, CA.

community-build | 2009-current

  • Nevin Community Center. Eat Healthy Food Mural. 8’ x 5’. Richmond Artist in Community Program. Richmond, CA.

  • St. Mary’s Community Center. Logo mural installation. 4’ x 4’. St. Oakland, CA.

  • Wildwood Elementary School. Spirit Garden. Seat wall installation. 88 sq. Ft. Piedmont, CA.

  • Pogo Park. Take a Sip. Drinking fountains sculptural mosaic with staff. Richmond Art Center, Richmond Artist in Community Program. Richmond, CA.

  • North Shattuck Merchants Association + Martin Luther School. Paving the Way: Mosaic Tile Paver Project. Berkeley, CA.

Assisted Community-build

Rachel Rodi Mosaics. Oakland, CA. | 2009-current

  • Willard Centennial Mural . Tile and glass mural at Willard Middle School. 705 sq. ft. Berkeley, CA

  • Waterfall stair step. Jefferson Elementary School, Berkeley, CA.

  • Color Explosions. Mural with community made tiles. 9’ x 9’. Parchester Park, Richmond, CA.

  • Safe and Sound. Malcolm X Elementary School signs. Berkeley, CA.

  • McLaren Jewel Seat Wall; featuring the endangered S.F. Garter Snake. Mclaren / Louis Sutter Playground & Park. 400 Sq. Ft. San Francisco, CA.

  • Pool Side Dreams Mural. SFSU, San Francisco, CA.

ASSISTED fabrication + installation

Rachel Rodi Mosaics. Oakland, CA. | 2009-current

  • Labyrinth. 36’ diameter pebble LithoMosaic. Installed by T.B. Penick & Sons. Hal Brown Park,
    Marin County Parks. Larkspur, CA.

  • Skechers Ocean Mural (1). 18.5’ x 10.5’  and Pier Mural (2) 16.5’ x 2.2’  Glass mosaic murals.
    Skechers flagship store. Manhattan Beach, CA.

  • The Locator. 9' diameter mosaic exterior flooring inset. Esmeralda Slide Park. San Francisco, CA.

  • Hilltop Park. 55' long seat wall for the entry of Hilltop Park. San Francisco, CA

  • Flight. Donor recognition mural and seat walls. Custom tiles. Larsen Park. San Francisco, CA.

  • Wave. Bollards (8). Towns Center Parkway Mall. Santee, CA.

  • Passageway. Textural mosaic shower. 60 Sq. Ft. San Francisco, CA.

  • Yellow Submarine. 8’ x 8’ wall. Private residence. Menlo Park, CA.

  • Dedication. Donor Recognition Sculpture. Trust for Pubic Land, Balboa Park, San Francisco, CA.


  • ACCI Gallery. On-going exhibit and group shows, co-op member since 2002-2017. Berkeley, CA.

  • Firehouse Arts Center, Harrington Gallery, “Interplay: Texture and Luminosity. An exhibit of Mosaic Art.” Pleasanton, CA. 2014.

  • SAMA International Mosaic Exhibition. Milagro Pathway Collaboration. Carol Bevilacqua + Keeyla Meadows. Exterior landscape. Houston, TX. 2013.

  • SAMA Mosaic International Exhibition. “A More Perfect Union: Mosaic Aspirations.” Mosaic sculpture. Arlington, VA. 2005.

  • Artworks Downtown. “Black, White and Grey” Exhibition. Mosaic sculpture. San Rafael, CA. 2004


  • Mosaic Art and Style, Designs for Living Environments. By JoAnn Loctov, Rockport Publishers. 2005.

  • Contra Costa Times. A and E Section. 2001.