Mary Welcome 

DESIGN SAMPLES

︎REPORTS + PUBLICATIONS







Cuyama Valley Farmworker Housing

︎ RURAL CULTURE, NON-PROFIT
︎ RESEARCH REPORT for Blue Sky Center
(2022)

︎ This report.
︎ 52 pages, full-color, digital




The First Four Years

︎ RURAL CULTURE, NON-PROFIT
︎ ANNUAL REPORT for Department of Public Transformation (2022)


︎ This document told the story of the Department of Public Transformation, an artist-led nonprofit organization that works to develop creative strategies for increased community connection, civic engagement, and equitable participation in rural places. The report includes milestones, narrative by numbers, artists supported, and lessons learned along the way. 
︎ 36 pages, full-color, print

Event Feasability Study

︎ RURAL CULTURE, NON-PROFIT
︎ RESEARCH REPORT for Blue Sky Center 
(2022)

︎ This report served as a data and resource guide for clients and visitors of Blue Sky Center that were interested in putting on an event in the Cuyama Valley. Beyond giving perspective on the existing culture and community of the Cuyama Valley, it also detailed venues, facilities, capacity, images, prior events, and case studies from other rural communities.
︎ 52 pages, full-color, digital




The Cost of Costa-Hawkins

︎ NON-PROFIT, HOUSING JUSTICE
︎RESEARCH REPORT for San Francisco Anti-Displacement Coalition (2018)


︎ This report examines the impacts of The Costa Hawkins Rental Housing Act, a statewide law that limits rent control.  Featuring a history of the context in which the law passed and stories from tenants who have been impacted by the legislation, the report also contains in-depth analysis of data detailing the impact that this state law has had on San Francisco and other cities’ ability to stabilize rents and stem displacement of long-time residents.
︎ 36 pages, full-color, print and digital


Winter 21/22 Program

︎ CULTURAL INSTITUTION
︎ EXHIBITION GUIDE for Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (2021)


︎ Calendar, features, film introductions, and exhibition guide for the seasonal content at BAMPFA
︎ 32 pages, full-color, print and digital


School of the Arts

︎ CULTURAL INSTITUTION
︎ RESIDENCY CATALGUE for ArtStart Legacy Program and Arts Wisconsin (2018)


︎ This catalogue featured writings, artworks, and photo documentation of the ArtStart program, to be printed as a supplement for the local newspaper. Graphics and typefaces were developed from the historical collections at Treehaven, where the residency was held.
︎ 8 pages, full-color, newsprint broadsheet


Healthy Housing Handbook

︎ RURAL CULTURE, NON-PROFIT, HOUSING JUSTICE
︎ COMMUNITY HANDBOOK for City of St. James and Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership (Year)


︎ The Healthy Housing Handbook functioned as a workbook for city officials, community organizers, and community leaders to tackle housing equity issues in St. James, Minnesota. The Handbook is broken into four sections: Engagement Tools, Implementation Strategies, Handyman and Advocate Programs. The St. James Housing Committee strategically worked through the implementation strategies and engagement tools to build a robust housing program for their community.
︎ Bilingual, 56 pages, full-color, print and digital


Housing Resource Guide

︎ RURAL CULTURE, NON-PROFIT, HOUSING JUSTICE
︎ COMMUNITY HANDBOOK for City of St. James and Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership (Year)


︎ The Housing Resource guide connects tenants, landlords, and home-owners to available assistance, services, programs, and resources at a local, regional, statewide, and national level. The guide was designed in both Spanish and English, and with the St. James immigrant community in mind, specifying deliniations for resources that required proof of citizenship.
︎ Bilingual, 36 pages, full-color, print

Community Advocate Program

︎ RURAL CULTURE, NON-PROFIT, HOUSING JUSTICE
︎ COMMUNITY HANDBOOK for City of St. James and Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership (2018)


︎ The Advocate Roadmap is a bilingual workbook that outlines a detailed timeline for a pilot year of a focused advocacy program in St. James, mobilizing neighbors to connect neighbors to available resources. It  includes estimated budgets, roles and responsiblities, funding strategies, instructions for how to facilitate future workshops, and an appendix of like-minded prorgams across the country.The handbook is broken into four sections: Facilitation Strategies, Implementation Strategies, Program Administration, and a Research Appendix.
 ︎ Bilingual, 46 pages, full-color, print and digital


Seeing the Stone

︎ RURAL CULTURE, ARTIST
︎ EXHIBITION GUIDE for Cara Despain 
(2016)

︎ An exhibition guide designed as a field guide and map for audience members exploring public lands in Utah.
︎ 52 pages, full-color, print

The Land of Here and Now

︎ RURAL CULTURE, ARTISTS
︎ RETROSPECTIVE CATALOGUE  for Shared Space Studio 
(2016)

︎ This book documented four years of artists-in-residence in a rural beachside community of west Michigan. It tracks creative projects, local history and relevant events in Pentwater, reflections from the creative community, and photographs of the retrospective exhibition.
︎ 185 pages pages, full-color, book

Tracings

︎ RURAL CULTURE, ARTIST
︎ RETROSPECTIVE CATALOGUE for Chris Watts 
(2022)

︎ This book is a retrospective catalogue of the life’s work and research of Chris Watts, a painter and mathemetician. It includes scholarly articles, early sketchbook processes, finished paintings, and reflections on five decades of work.
︎ 72 pages, full-color, book