Mosaic Arts International 2016: Call for Artists!

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 ..

Member Kim Emerson featured in San Diego Tribune

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 ..

Sonia King sends latest in Coded Message series to RavennaMosaico 2015

  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. ..

Scott Fitzwater’s Sketches in Slate Solo Show

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 ..

SAMA Member Artists Featured In REALTA MAPEI Americas Magazine

  Realtà MAPEI is the company’s primary medium of communication with the construction industry and with those who are familiar with, and/or, use MAPEI’s products. In its latest edition, the SAMA artists who were selected to utilize MAPEI Flexicolor™ CQ in their works for the “World of MAPEI” Exhibit, are profiled. A proud supporter of ..

The Power of Mosaic Art: Social Practice and Community Transformation

FROM: Laurel True BENEFITING: ART CREATION FOUNDATION FOR CHILDREN INC EVENT DATE: Sept 30, 2015 Hello Friends, Family, Students, and Colleagues The video link below tells a bit of the story I have been part of for the past 5 years in Jacmel with youth artists from Art Creation Foundation For Children. But it’s not ..