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 ..
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 ..
Attention SAMA Members! The Exhibition Entry Period for Mosaic Arts International 2017 exhibition series is now open! There are 2 separate prospectuses: one for each of the two separate juried exhibitions in the Mosaic Arts International series. An artist may apply to both the Mosaic Arts International: Fine Art and the Mosaic Arts International: Site-Specific exhibitions, ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..