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Expressing Oneself in Mosaics

SAMA asked members whose work has been awarded prizes in our annual juried exhibitions to respond to this question:

“Why do I express myself in mosaic?”  We are pleased to share their statements.


Expressing... Carole Choucair Oueijan

I grew up walking on and touching 3000-year-old mosaic floors and murals. I never thought that one d… Read More

Expressing... Shug Jones

I have worked in many media over the years—graphite, ink, colored pencil, oil, watercolor, and e… Read More

Expressing... Gary Drostle

Mosaic is a medium that never ceases to amaze me. Just when I think I have the measure of it or… Read More

Expressing... Warner Hunter

“Why do I express myself in mosaic?” The short answer is surface quality. I came to mosaic as… Read More

Expressing... Brooks Tower

I mosaic because I can’t fly. I mosaic to keep my head down. I mosaic because of a promise I mad… Read More

Expressing... Lynn Adamo

I was never a painter; brushes and paint never called to me. Pastels have appeal, but only to fl… Read More

Expressing... Lilian Broca

In the last 7 years I have been creating mosaics mostly in Italian glass. The uniqueness of the medi… Read More

Expressing... Leann Wooten

Formerly a painter, in love with texture, I began adding objects to my canvases. Now working in mosa… Read More

Expressing... Karen Dimit

Have you ever been obsessed when working on a jigsaw puzzle? Have you ever been seduced by jewel-lik… Read More

Expressing... Dominic Johns

“Why do I express myself in mosaic?” This is a question I often ask myself as I wade through some of… Read More


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