Mary Welcome 

DESIGN SAMPLES

︎ WEB DESIGN







Old Way Bookarts, Tools, and Workshops

︎ RURAL CULTURE, EDUCATOR
︎ SANTA, IDAHO
︎ VISIT

︎ For 36 years Jim Croft and Melody Eckroth have opened up their homestead in rural Idaho to students that want to learn the traditional crafts of bookbinding, basketry, papermaking, and more. They needed a website that would be free forever and easy to update via dial-up internet at local library. 


Palouse Rural Libary

︎ RURAL CULTURE, NON-PROFIT
︎ PALOUSE, WASHINGTON
︎ VISIT

︎ The Palouse Rural Library is a one-room commmunity hub for information, conversation, a free forever book lending. They needed an e-commerce site for fundraising and hyperlocal merch that could operate without paying a subscription fee.


Architects, Designers, and Planners for Social Responsibility

︎ NON-PROFIT
︎ SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA and NATIONWIDE
︎ VISIT

︎ ADSPR is a architectural non-profit working for peace, environmental protection, ecological building, social justice, and the development of healthy communities. They needed management and migration from an out-of-date website that housed all of their advocacy archives. 


San Francisco Anti-Displacement Coalition

︎ NON-PROFIT
︎ SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
︎ VISIT

︎ The SFADC is a non-profit organization working with tenant rights organizations and allies to fight for housing justice in San Francisco. They needed a fully multi-lingual website for housing and COVID response data that would not burden the org with monthly or annual fees. This six-language website functions on free wordpress platform.




Department of Public Transformation

︎ RURAL CULTURE, NON-PROFIT
︎ MINNESOTA, NATIONWIDE
︎ VISIT

︎ DoPT is an artist-led organization that works to develop creative strategies for increased community connection, civic pride, and equitable participation in rural places. 

Blue Sky Center

︎ RURAL CULTURE, NON-PROFIT
︎ CUYAMA VALLEY, CALIFORNIA
︎ VISIT

︎ Blue Sky Center is a rural non-profit organization working in housing equity, food justice, rural business models, tourism, and cultural advocacy in the Cuyama Valley. Their website fuctions for two particular audiences—information for potential visitors and resources for local neighbors. I built out this website under creative direction from The Office of Virtue.  


Swale

︎ RURAL CULTURE, ENTREPRENEUR
︎ PALOUSE, WASHINGTON
︎ VISIT

︎ Swale is an female-owned online shop, downtown storefront, artist studio, and community creative space for regional cultural workers in eastern Washington and northern Idaho. To manage the effects of the pandemic, the entire business was forced to shift to online sales.

Ann Christenson

︎ RURAL CULTURE, ARTIST, ELDER
︎ PULLMAN, WASHINGTON
︎ VISIT

︎ Ann Christenson is a sculptor and ceramicist. As arts and culture organizations take their applications process online, it has excluded elder artists without the training or technology to manage an online presence. Ann uses this portfolio site to apply for grants, awards, exhibtions, residencies, and other opportunities to continue her decades long career.


An American Forrest

︎ RURAL CULTURE, MUSICIAN
︎ JOSEPH, OREGON
︎ VISIT

︎ Forrest Van Tuyl is a singer, songwriter, and honest-to-goodness cowboy.

Chris Watts

︎ RURAL CULTURE, ARTIST, ELDER
︎ PULLMAN, WASHINGTON
︎ VISIT

︎ Ann Christenson is a painter and a mathemetician. As arts and culture organizations take their applications process online, it has excluded elder artists without the training or technology to manage an online presence. Chris uses this portfolio site for translating his process to collaborators and developing retrospective publications.