Elaine M Goodwin announces her new exhibition inspired by the colour Blue

  ‘BLEU’ Galerie d’Art  •  Elaine M Goodwin 4 Place de l’Église, 71490 Burgundy, France November 4, 2017 until May 13, 2018 BLEU is the third exhibition in the luminous new art gallery in the village of Couches, Burgundy, France. The exhibition shows work by Elaine M Goodwin, inspired by the colour Blue. ‘Over 30 light-filled ..

Inspiration from our Members in Puerto Rico

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 ..

Sonia King is first mosaicist to land major award from the James Renwick Alliance

Sonia King has been selected as a 2017 Distinguished Artist by the James Renwick Alliance in Washington, DC.     The James Renwick Alliance’s annual Distinguished Artist Series brings notable artists from around the country to provide insight into their medium. The weekend includes a Saturday workshop and free Sunday public lecture at which the ..

2017 SAMA @ SOFA Project Registration

REGISTRATION is OPEN – SCROLL DOWN FOR FORM! Once again, SAMA is proud to partner with The Sculpture Objects Functional Art and Design (SOFA) Fair in Chicago, November 2-5, 2017 at Navy Pier! SAMA Volunteers from all over the country will be demonstrating mosaic techniques, tools and materials with thousands of visitors during this event.  For 2017, we ..

Thank You Detroit!  The 2017 American Mosaic Summit Review

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 ..

Why I am a SAMA Member: Karen Sasine

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 ..

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 ..

Mosaic Arts International 2017 :: Call for Artists!

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, ..