Why I’m a SAMA Member: Bonnie Fitzgerald

  It all began with a call for volunteers. The SAMA conference was coming to my town, Washington, D.C., and they needed help. Little did I know that meeting would change my life. To this day, I have friends who I met as a consequence of that volunteer call. I remember walking into the exhibition ..

American Mosaic Summit :: Boston, Massachusetts, March 13 – 18, 2018

SAMA is thrilled to announce the program details for the 17th Annual American Mosaic Summit, to be presented at the Westin Boston Waterfront, March 13 – 18, 2018. As the longest-running gathering of mosaic artists, instructors, materials vendors, enthusiasts and collectors in the world, the American Mosaic Summit will once again be the highlight of the Mosaic Artist’s ..

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 ..

Special Workshop Event: Southbank Mosaics: London in Santa Barbara, California

Certificate Design Course for Large-scale Public Mosaics. 9:30-4:30: Friday, December 1, through Sunday, December 3, 2017 Workshop Location: Menelli Trading Company 1080 Coast Village Road, Montecito, CA 93108. Lunch break 12:30 to 2 pm at nearby restaurants. The fee for the Southbank Mosaics, London in Santa Barbara, California workshop is $395 if purchased before November ..

2016 SOFA Educational Demo Display Project

Once again, SAMA is proud to partner with The Sculpture Objects Functional Art and Design (SOFA) Fair in Chicago, November 3-6, 2016 at Navy Pier! Our 2016 Volunteer of the Year, Kim Wozniak will be leading our volunteers at our Educational Demo space at the fair.  The volunteers will be working throughout the weekend to mosaic an egg ..