sama – mosaic arts international 2007 – mesa, arizona

The Society of American Mosaic Artists (SAMA) is pleased to announce that Mosaic Arts International 2007 , the organization’s annual juried mosaic exhibition, will open at Mesa Contemporary Arts at Mesa Arts Center March 20th and continue through April 29th.

“This exhibition demonstrates the tremendous quality of work being produced by mosaicists from around the world and the breadth of subject matter being explored – abstract and representational, functional and decorative,” said SAMA President Nancie Mills Pipgras.

This Year’s Winners were:

Best in ShowBrooks Tower of Oklahoma City, OK for “Market Day II”

Best 2-D MosaicLaurie Mika of Encinitas, CA for “Hope Springs Eternal”

Best 3-D Mosaic Jennifer Iams-McGuire of Grass Valley, CA for “Let’s Toast”

Best Large-Scale Interior MosaicLori Greene of St. Paul, MN for “Divination Systems”

Best Large-Scale Exterior MosaicLynne Chinn and Shug Jones of Tesserae Mosaic Studio in Plano, TX for “Tracks of Our Past and Future.”

Mosaic Art Source – SAMA – Mosaic Arts International 2007

Mosaic Art Source – Mosaic Art Focus February Newsletter

Please Note: These Mosaic Images may not be reproduced in any form without the legal authorization of the artists. Please be aware that Mosaic Artists worldwide have united to form an International Mosaic Art Watch Group that will support the prosecution of anyone who does so.