The Society of American Mosaic Artists held its 16th annual conference, The American Mosaic Summit, May 2-6, 2017 where 287 conference attendees enjoyed The Motor City—Detroit, Michigan! A huge THANK YOU went out to Joan Schwartz, Conference Chair, who was the driving force bringing SAMA to Detroit, along with Ruth Tyszka, Darcel Denau, and the ..
Once again, SAMA is proud to partner with The Sculpture Objects Functional Art and Design (SOFA) Fair in Chicago, November 3-6, 2016 at Navy Pier! Our 2016 Volunteer of the Year, Kim Wozniak will be leading our volunteers at our Educational Demo space at the fair. The volunteers will be working throughout the weekend to mosaic an egg ..
The Delphi 2016 Online Art Glass Festival Winners have been announced and include SAMA members. Also shown are 2014 and 2015 winners. Top row, left to right: 2016 Mosaics, 2nd Place: Julie Mazzoni, The Lesson 2016 Mosaics, 3rd Place: John Sollinger, Brookside 2015 Mosaics, 1st Place: John Sollinger, Of Eden Second row, left to ..
Savage Curiosities An exhibition of works on paper and mosaics by Karen Ami and Pamela Irving Gallery of Contemporary Mosaics, Chicago, September- October 2017 Some background Since meeting 8 years ago, Karen and Pamela quickly identified a kinship. Both artists come from a fine art background with majors in art history, ceramics and sculpture. For ..
The second annual juried mosaic art exhibition, sponsored by The Museum of Biblical Art in Dallas, Texas, opened on April 17, 2016 and will run until September 5th. It showcases the striking, textural beauty of one-of-a-kind pieces by artists from Israel, Italy, Germany, France, England, the US, Australia, and Japan. Featured Artists: Renee Antoine, Gerard ..