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 ..

SAMA Member Lilian Broca to Open New Traveling Exhibition

Celebrated Vancouver mosaic artist (and SAMA member), Lilian Broca, opens her traveling exhibition Heroine of a Thousand Pieces: The Judith Mosaics of Lilian Broca at the Il Museo, Italian Cultural Centre, Vancouver, BC, Canada. The exhibition interprets the story of fearless Biblical figure, Judith, whose messages of sacrifice, courage and strength are relevant today. Vancouver, ..

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. ..

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 ..

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 ..

Ilana Shafir Documentary, “My Paradise of Shards”

A new documentary on the life of Ilana Shafir debut’s on Bayerischer Rundfunk, the public television station of Bavaria. It will be broadcast nationally across Germany as well as in select cities in Austria, Switzerland, and Tirol. Keep in mind this version of the film is in German with no subtitles. Still, it provides English-speaking viewers ..

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