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 ..
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 ..
2016 Matching Gift Challenge September 30th is the end of SAMA’s fiscal year and to ensure the organization finishes strong, not one but TWO generous donors are challenging the mosaic art community to demonstrate their support of SAMA by making a financial contribution. For EVERY Dollar given to SAMA through September 30, 2016, our Challenge Donors ..
There is no better time to join or renew your membership with SAMA than during our planning phase for the 2017 conference and exhibition season going on right now! Did you hear we are going to Detroit?! We are turning the Motor City into Mosaic City, April 25- 29, 2017! To make sure you receive ..
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 ..
ORANGE SHOW CENTER FOR VISIONARY ART ANNOUNCES CALL FOR ENTRIES FOR 2D & 3D MOSAIC WORK IN SMITHER PARK $3000 – $25,000 commissions available for artists living within Texas Deadline: December 30, 2015 Artists Notified: January 20, 2016 Artist’ work onsite: February 1 through August 30, 2016 Link to submit applications: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=3044&sortby=fair_name&apply=yes HOUSTON – The Orange Show Center for ..
Realtà MAPEI is the company’s primary medium of communication with the construction industry and with those who are familiar with, and/or, use MAPEI’s products. In its latest edition, the SAMA artists who were selected to utilize MAPEI Flexicolor™ CQ in their works for the “World of MAPEI” Exhibit, are profiled. A proud supporter of ..
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 ..