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:   HOUSTON – The Orange Show Center for ..

3 SAMA Members Share Spotlight at Detroit Area Exhibit

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 ..

The Power of Mosaic Art: Social Practice and Community Transformation

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 ..

SAMA Member Contributes to “Creative Placemaking” in Riverhead, NY

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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

The Colorado Mosaic Artists are thrilled to invite you to two exciting mosaic opportunities this weekend! Friday, Sept. 6  5:00-7:00pm is the free opening reception for Cutting Edges, a regional mosaic exhibit in Lakewood, CO Saturday, Sept. 7  1:00-4:00pm juror Julie Richey will present a Workshop highlighting her experiences creating mosaics, both exhibiting and commissioned projects ..