While it is no surprise that almost all business owning SAMA Members are small business owners, did you also know that 47% of the total philanthropic contributions to the Arts in the US come from small businesses? Did you also know that 96% of businesses that support the arts do so locally?* We encourage you to support …View full post
Woman Made Gallery 685 N MILWAUKEE AVE, CHICAGO IL 60642, TEL: 312 738 0400 November 15- December, 22, 2013 Artists Represented: Ilse Bolle, Sarah C. Chapman, Alicia Forestall-Boehm, Francine Gourguechon, Marcia Grubb, Barbara Grunewald, Karen Gubitz, Kimberly Gust, Juarez Hawkins, Lori Hess, Linda Hillman, Dorothy Hughes, Malika Jackson, Susan Messer McBride, Mary O’Connell, Kate Oggel, Alyssa …View full post
From Nursing with Passion, to Nursing a Passion from Within By Brandi Fletcher, Ojai, CA MosaicsByBrandiFletcher I am a brand new member to SAMA. I have wanted to join for years, but never did, until now. I grew up in Southern California with a love and appreciation of music, animals, good food and the freedom to …View full post
A Holiday Classic Illustrated in Mosaic! It is the classic, The Night Before Christmas, written by Clement C. Moore and illustrated by SAMA Member and 2012 Mosaic Marathon Lead Artist, Christine Brallierwith stained glass mosaics. “It has been a four and a half year journey and I’m so excited I can finally share it with you!! …View full post
Community Discovered by Carol Choucair Oueijan, Hacienda Heights, CA www.fineartbycarole.com Twenty-three years ago, I came to California to start a new life with my husband, Milad. It was hard in the beginning to find others who had the same interests that we did so we could enjoy communicating with people. At first, I thought that maybe …View full post
Community Mosaic Project Commissioned for 100th Kansas State Fair Full article published at the Hutchinson News A five-panel mosaic, which was the backdrop for Governor Sam Brownback as he signed an official proclamation celebrating the 100th Kansas State Fair, was a joint venture of Brenda Leslie and Tina Murano. Both are members of the Society …View full post
Marquam Mosaic Project brings hundreds together in service of public art Excerpted from original article published on OregonLive.com A 100′ long glass and ceramic relief mosaic of native flora & fauna was created by over 400 participants from 2 to 93 for the Marquam Nature Park, just 5 minutes from downtown Portland, Oregon. Lynn Takata …View full post
U.S. Artists Interpret “Ardore” By Sue Coombs, La Grange Park, Illinois This full story was previewed in the Fall 2013 issue of Groutline. (pdf of complete article) In the charming city of Chartres, France, 50 miles southwest of Paris, you can find the eleventh-century Chartres Cathedral, rising an impressive 377 feet above the center of …View full post
The Mosaic Runner: 1,276 kilometers between the heart and mind By Stefan Wolters, Ulbeek-Wellen, Belgium Photography: Rosemarie Castro I stand naked before the bathroom mirror. Vanity has always been a companion. I put on my socks, clothing men tend to forget to remove once in the bedroom, when all the other vestments are on the floor. Passion. …View full post
SAMA Founding Member and President Emeritus continues to pave the way for American Mosaic Art American Mosaic Art Enters Permanent Collection of Italian Art Museum SAMA is very proud to share the news that Sonia King’s mosaic artwork Depthfinder has been acquired by the Museo d’Arte della città di Ravenna (MAR). It is the first mosaic …View full post
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American Mosaic Summit 2014 – Houston, TX April 30 — May 4, 2014! And so is MOSAICO – Houston, the local group of mosaic artists lead by Host Committee Chair, Sharon Plummer! They are hard at work already, watch Andamento this Fall for Updates!
Mosaic Arts International 2014 SAMA’s Annual International Juried Exhibition Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, Texas April 24 – May 30, 2014 Introduction The Society of American Mosaic Artists (SAMA) invites artists working in mosaic media to submit applications to Mosaic Arts International (MAI) 2014. Held in conjunction with SAMA’s annual conference, the juried exhibit presents the …
These suppliers, all SAMA members, provide tools and supplies to the mosaic community. Corporate and Patron level members can add their listing in the Member Center. The Table below can be sorted by clicking on the column header.
The members of SAMA offer a wide variety of educational options in the United States and around the world. Mosaic enthusiasts of any ability or level of experience will find something of interest. Students should contact instructors directly for up-to-date course listings. Find a Workshop or an Instructor Click on column title to sort …