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 ..

Member Kim Emerson featured in San Diego Tribune

SAMA MEMBER KIM EMERSON DESCRIBES HER PASSION FOR INTEGRITY IN MOSAICS IN SAN DIEGO UNION TRIBUNE   Kim Emerson has created mosaics for almost every purpose in the past 25 years. Here, she describes her recent project, River of Life at Rady Children’s Hospital, a mosaic that starts on the floor of the main lobby ..

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
[rev_slider 2015AMS]   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 ..

2015 SAMA Philly Conference Special Moments Gallery

A few selected special moments from the 2015 American Mosaic Summit, Philadelphia, PA at the Philadelphia Loews Hotel. All images by Tim Stassines.  Click on any image to begin slideshow

Call for Topics :: 2014 SAMA Conference

2014 American Mosaic Summit: Houston, Texas Hyatt Regency Houston April 30 – May 4, 2014 2014 Presentation Program Each year, over 400 SAMA members benefit from incredible presentations by both nationally known and international guests, such as Emma Biggs, Toyoharu Kii, Pamela Irving,  Helen Bodycomb, James Hubbell, Lucio Orsoni, Marco Bravura, Ilana Shafir, Sonia King, Karen Ami,Sherri ..

Why I’m a SAMA Member :: Margo Anton

Extroverted Tesserae Hound Seeks Like Minded Individuals by Margo Anton, Edmonton, Canada www.minervamosaics.com I came to mosaics just over a decade ago, and as an avid web surfer, I quickly happened upon Mosaic Artists Org, a Yahoo group forum devoted to all things mosaic.  In Canada, where I’m from, mosaic is not a particularly well-known medium.  ..