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In 2006, the curator and director of the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum, Wethersfield, CT requested help in restoring the dining room walls of their historic house/museum, which had once been covered with a wallpaper/mural. Eastern Design students** recreated the original mural beginning with drawings on paper, then digitally colored, sized and prepared for output as wallpaper and professional installation (shown in this video) This project was awarded a National Association of Historic Houses Merit Award  

*Donna Baron, curator, Jennifer Eifrig, director **Student Designers: Chris Abbate, Kelly Alves, Brock Arsenault, Margaux Barlow, Jennifer Chobot Jennifer Collins, Greg Davis, Jared Ford, Christopher Kerr, Paula Kittle, Erin Kozloski, Josh Perry, Stephanie Roe, Jennifer Trubisz, Alison Wasik

In 2007 Eastern Connecticut State University design students Michelle Cunningham, Hanna Shea, Mike DeFazio and Dale DaRos were asked by Sarah Winter, clothing designer and owner of Sarah Winter Clothworks, Church Street, Willimantic, to re-envision and transform her storefront windows. Students designed suspended panels with images reflecting Clothworks' eco-friendly materials and hand-crafted process to create an engaging environment for the display of Sarah's unique clothing and accessories.

Selected Community-centered Design Projects from

Digital Art & Design Students at  

Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic, CT.