Why I am a SAMA Member: Karen Sasine

Mosaics found me back in 2004 with a simple bag of glass and a pair of nippers from a friend. Extremely passionate from the start, and with a background in art, I immersed myself in the study of traditional mosaic technique using many different styles and materials. I started Rainbow Mosaics in 2005, and was ..

Why I am a SAMA Member: Krystie Rose Millich

My ‘mosaic story’ starts the same as so many others… I had been an artist as a child, from the time I was very little through high school. However, after high school I hadn’t felt I was in a position to pursue art full-time, so I worked in other areas like social work, business, public ..

SAVE THE DATE for the 2017 American Mosaic Summit

  Vendor & Sponsor Program OPEN! American Mosaic Summit Accommodations  Program & Pricing Available: January 4, 2017 Registration Opens: January 14, 2017 12noon EST! Note: all dates above are our targets for these key events.   Bookmark this page on the SAMA Website to monitor updates or changes for any of the key dates listed.   Do ..

Mosaic Arts International 2016 debuts March 31, 2016 in San Diego, CA!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (downloadable pdf of release) The 15th Annual Mosaic Arts International Exhibition (MAI), sponsored by the Society of American Mosaic Artists (SAMA), invigorates a new perspective of mosaic art in numerous contexts and celebrates established as well as emerging artists working in the medium today. The selected works reflect the multiplicity of the ..

2016 American Mosaic Summit Program Announced!

The 2016 American Mosaic Summit – San Diego April 4-8, 2016, Hyatt Regency Mission Bay, San Diego, California SAMA is thrilled to announce the program details for the 15th Annual American Mosaic Summit, to be presented at the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay, San Diego, California, April 4-8, 2016. As the longest running gathering of mosaic ..

Announcing the First All-Mosaic Art Exhibition in Orlando, FL

Piece by Piece: The Art of Mosaic December 17, 2015 to January 15, 2016 CityArts Factory – Gallery 29 – Orlando, Florida Curated By: Cherie Bosela Opening Reception: December 17, 2015, 6:00pm – 9:00pm     Mosaic is one of the oldest forms of art and has made a considerable resurgence in the past decade. ..

SAVE THE DATE! American Mosaic Summit – San Diego, April 4-8, 2016!

Image: Kim Emerson, “Ocean Dances”, Sun Harbor Marina, San Diego, CA We are thrilled to announce that SAMA’s American Mosaic Summit will be returning to San Diego in April of 2016!  This won’t be a repeat of the incredible event held in 2009… it will be BETTER! We are working hard with new venue partners ..

2015 American Mosaic Summit In-Review

  The Society of American Mosaic Artists held its 14th annual conference, The American Mosaic Summit, March 10-15, 2015 in the welcoming host city of Philadelphia, PA. Over 425 attendees from around the world came together in an atmosphere of conviviality, friendship, and renewal. The Mosaic Society of Philadelphia did an outstanding job in putting ..