SAMA’s Mosaic Legacy in San Diego

The Mosaic Marathon is an integral part of SAMA’s annual conference. In addition to workshops, presentations, and distinguished keynote speakers, the Mosaic Marathon brings together our members for an opportunity to create a large-scale mosaic. The result is a lasting piece of art that is donated to a local charity or needy establishment in our ..

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 ..

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 ..

Mosaic Arts International 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Mosaic Arts International Exhibition at the Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, Texas April 24 – May 30, 2014 SAMA’s annual juried art show, Mosaic Arts International (MAI), will be presented next week at Williams Tower Gallery in Houston, Texas.  The exhibition offers a rare and enriching opportunity to ..

A note from the Sponsorship Committee Chairperson, Ed Kinsella FOREMOST, THANK YOU to all SAMA SPONSORS and DONORS, SAMA Volunteer Officers and Trustees, SAMA Members, SAMA Year-Round and Conference Volunteers, SAMA Staff, SAMA Supporters, and SAMA Partners who have contributed in so many ways. Your generosity is what makes SAMA so  unique, special and supportive ..

Why I’m a SAMA Member :: Jacki Sowers

Counting the Ways by Jacki Sowers, Midlothian, VA Believe it or not, there are still people who have no idea what a “mosaic” is!  Occasionally people ask me what I “do”, and when I answer, “I am a mosaicist”, I see a quizzical look come over their faces. I tell them I make mosaics, and they ask what ..