Special Exhibition and Lecture at SOFA Chicago Shatters Expectations of Mosaic Art

October 27, 2015 Contact: Gwyn Kaitis 815-919-2576 Special Exhibition and Lecture at SOFA Chicago Shatters Expectations of Mosaic Art FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Chicago- The Society of American Mosaic Artists (SAMA) will present Shattering Expectations: The Art of Mosaics in the 21st Century at Navy Pier during SOFA Chicago, November 5-8, 2015. The exhibition offers a rare and ..

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 ..

SAMA Member Lilian Broca to Open New Traveling Exhibition

Celebrated Vancouver mosaic artist (and SAMA member), Lilian Broca, opens her traveling exhibition Heroine of a Thousand Pieces: The Judith Mosaics of Lilian Broca at the Il Museo, Italian Cultural Centre, Vancouver, BC, Canada. The exhibition interprets the story of fearless Biblical figure, Judith, whose messages of sacrifice, courage and strength are relevant today. Vancouver, ..

Sonia King sends latest in Coded Message series to RavennaMosaico 2015

  CONGRATULATIONS TO SONIA KING Sonia King’s Coded Message: Illuminated has been selected to show in the 2015 exhibition “Mosaics of the World” during RavennaMosaico, the biennial International Festival of Contemporary Mosaic in Italy. The city of Ravenna promotes Ravenna Mosaico, the fourth International Contemporary Mosaic Festival taking place from 10th October to 8th November 2015. ..

Scott Fitzwater’s Sketches in Slate Solo Show

Opening Sept. 19 at the Institute of Mosaic Art in West Berkeley, the SAMA member and Portland artist’s solo exhibition “Sketches in Slate” showcases Fitzwater’s year-long exploration of slate as a mosaic material. From the flowing lines and curtains of color in his early “Progress” to the chunky chaos and subtle color overlay in his most ..