This has been a very difficult couple of weeks for so many. SAMA’s Board of Trustees and Staff wish all who may have been directly affected by the horrific tragedy in Las Vegas our heartfelt condolences and well wishes. It is in times of tragedy that communities come together, and our SAMA Community is no ..
ORANGE SHOW CENTER FOR VISIONARY ART ANNOUNCES CALL FOR ENTRIES FOR 2D & 3D MOSAIC WORK IN SMITHER PARK $3000 – $25,000 commissions available for artists living within Texas Deadline: December 30, 2015 Artists Notified: January 20, 2016 Artist’ work onsite: February 1 through August 30, 2016 Link to submit applications: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=3044&sortby=fair_name&apply=yes HOUSTON – The Orange Show Center for ..
Darcel Deneau, Joan Schwartz and Ruth Tyszka will all be featured in an upcoming three-women exhibition, “Just Desserts” featuring dynamic new mixed media work including mosaics, sculpture and installations. The exhibit explores the traditional role of desserts in everyday life and how that relates to the individual and society. The imagery of dessert is the ..
FROM: Laurel True BENEFITING: ART CREATION FOUNDATION FOR CHILDREN INC EVENT DATE: Sept 30, 2015 Hello Friends, Family, Students, and Colleagues The video link below tells a bit of the story I have been part of for the past 5 years in Jacmel with youth artists from Art Creation Foundation For Children. But it’s not ..
Mosaic artist, Linda Purrazzella (Hampton Mosaics) of Southampton, NY presented “Community Intertwined” at the second annual JumpstART, where the arts took center stage in downtown Riverhead on August 7, 2015. Public arts installations were visited all evening and Linda, herself, presented a hands-on mosaic demonstration at River & Roots Community Garden Pathway at Grangebel Park. Inspiration ..
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 ..
Deborah Kraft, Special Programming and Events Coordinator for Urban Expositions, the producer of SOFA Chicago, walked into the Society of American Mosaic Artists’ gallery space and said “WOW, THIS is mosaic?”