October 27, 2015 Contact: Gwyn Kaitis 815-919-2576 Special Exhibition and Lecture at SOFA Chicago Shatters Expectations of Mosaic Art FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Chicago- The Society of American Mosaic Artists (SAMA) will present Shattering Expectations: The Art of Mosaics in the 21st Century at Navy Pier during SOFA Chicago, November 5-8, 2015. The exhibition offers a rare and ..
Darcel Deneau, Joan Schwartz and Ruth Tyszka will all be featured in an upcoming three-women exhibition, “Just Desserts” featuring dynamic new mixed media work including mosaics, sculpture and installations. The exhibit explores the traditional role of desserts in everyday life and how that relates to the individual and society. The imagery of dessert is the ..
JeanAnn Dabb was a professor of art history at the University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA for over 20 years, teaching courses in ancient and medieval art, the history of mosaics and the films of Alfred Hitchcock, earning several teaching awards. She also exhibited her own art and curated art exhibitions extensively. But to SAMA, ..
Celebrated Vancouver mosaic artist (and SAMA member), Lilian Broca, opens her traveling exhibition Heroine of a Thousand Pieces: The Judith Mosaics of Lilian Broca at the Il Museo, Italian Cultural Centre, Vancouver, BC, Canada. The exhibition interprets the story of fearless Biblical figure, Judith, whose messages of sacrifice, courage and strength are relevant today. Vancouver, ..
Attention SAMA Members! There is a significant change to the Mosaic Arts International exhibition series for 2016. There are 2 separate Prospectuses: one for each separate juried exhibition in the Mosaic Arts International series. An artist may apply to both the Mosaic Arts International: Fine Art and the Mosaic Arts International: Mosaic In Situ exhibitions, but ..
SAMA MEMBER KIM EMERSON DESCRIBES HER PASSION FOR INTEGRITY IN MOSAICS IN SAN DIEGO UNION TRIBUNE Kim Emerson has created mosaics for almost every purpose in the past 25 years. Here, she describes her recent project, River of Life at Rady Children’s Hospital, a mosaic that starts on the floor of the main lobby ..
CONGRATULATIONS TO SONIA KING Sonia King’s Coded Message: Illuminated has been selected to show in the 2015 exhibition “Mosaics of the World” during RavennaMosaico, the biennial International Festival of Contemporary Mosaic in Italy. The city of Ravenna promotes Ravenna Mosaico, the fourth International Contemporary Mosaic Festival taking place from 10th October to 8th November 2015. ..
Opening Sept. 19 at the Institute of Mosaic Art in West Berkeley, the SAMA member and Portland artist’s solo exhibition “Sketches in Slate” showcases Fitzwater’s year-long exploration of slate as a mosaic material. From the flowing lines and curtains of color in his early “Progress” to the chunky chaos and subtle color overlay in his most ..