Thank You Detroit!  The 2017 American Mosaic Summit Review

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 ..

Elaine M Goodwin reports on the opening of her new gallery

The opening of my new gallery in Burgundy, France—Gallery D’Art Elaine M Goodwin—was wonderful! Over 150 guests came to celebrate at the vernissage on 4 November. People travelled from near and far in Europe and ranged from collectors and the cognoscenti, to the delightful and warmhearted people of my new village of Couches. See my website 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 ..

SAMA Store Summer Sale

Summer SAMA Store Promotions, NOW through Labor Day Order one of the following special deals and receive Free SAMA Tote Bag with Free Shipping! Mosaic Art Today  SOLD OUT! $40.00  $30.00 including Free SAMA Tote Bag and Free Shipping   Awakening Creativity  by Lily Yeh $35.00  $30.00 including Free SAMA Tote Bag and Free Shipping      Don’t leave ..

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 ..

Toyoharu Kii solo exhibition “Dreams of Tesserae”

February 7-June 28, 2015 Chapelle Saint-Eman, Chartres France This  panoramic exhibition spans 26 years of Kii’s career, from 1988 to 2014.  His principle of making mosaic is  Find expression that only the medium of mosaic can realize.  With 30 mosaics exhibited, You will see his trials

Marquam Mosaic Project brings hundreds together in service of public art  Excerpted from original article published on A 100′ long glass and ceramic relief mosaic of native flora & fauna was created by over 400 participants from 2 to 93 for the Marquam Nature Park, just 5 minutes from downtown Portland, Oregon. Lynn Takata ..

U.S. Artists Interpret “Ardore” By Sue Coombs, La Grange Park, Illinois This full story was previewed in the Fall 2013 issue of Groutline.  (pdf of complete article) In the charming city of Chartres, France, 50 miles southwest of Paris, you can find the eleventh-century Chartres Cathedral, rising an impressive 377 feet above the center of ..