The collaborative efforts of several dedicated volunteers and SAMA staff has finally culminated in the mind-blowing program for the American Mosaic Summit – Seattle/Tacoma ’13!  We appreciate your patience while we finalized this highly anticipated program during the past few weeks.  We are working hard to ensure the process of registering in the SAMA Store (12 noon EST Dec. ..

2013 Conference Call for Topics

2013 American Mosaic Summit: Tacoma, Washington Tacoma Convention Center April 10 – 13, 2013 The Education Committee is now accepting proposals for Presentations, Panel Discussions, Professional Seminars and Workshops to round out another incredibly enriching program in Tacoma next Spring!   We have provided online forms this year for your convenience.  Click below for the ..

Why I’m a SAMA Member :: Amber Pierce

A Beautiful Relationship by Amber Pierce, El Cajon, CA.  My background is rich and diverse with creativity of all kinds…counseling, cake baking/decorating, interpreting, writing, and teaching. I started creating and experimenting with mosaic art over 20 years ago. At that time, there were no websites or other forms of references so, I was basically ..

Money-saving Travel Tips for Tacoma 2013 or anytime! by Richard Davis, 2013 Host Committee Co-Chair, Clinton, WA Airfares Discount Airfare Web Sites Have you heard of Kayak, Bing, and Airfarewatchdog?  Kayak ( shows hundreds of airfares from all major carriers to your destination (but not discount carriers such as Southwest or Jetblue). Bing ( has ..

Save the Date! 2013 Conference

American Mosaic Summit 2013 April 10 – 13, 2013 Tacoma, Washington: Tacoma Convention Center, Hotel Murano and the Museum of Glass! SAMA is pleased to announce the 2013 Conference will be held at Tacoma WA at the Murano Hotel and Tacoma Convention Center. The Murano is a “boutique” hotel that features beautiful original glass art ..