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New England Mosaic Society Juried Exhibition 2019
Post Road Art Center, 1 Boston Post Rd. East, Marlborough, MA
June 1 – June 27, 2019
Post Road Art Center supports local artists with monthly themed shows. They are very excited to host a juried exhibition for NEMS members in June. Each member was allowed to submit two recent original works, created within the past 3 years. We are fortunate and very excited to have two very experienced and talented mosaic artist to judge the show. Artwork will be judged on technique, composition, design, and use of materials by outstanding mosaic artists, Jacqueline Iskander and Lynn Adamo.
We will carry on the tradition of recognizing excellence in mosaics by offering awards. The awards will be chosen by the judges, except for the People’s Choice award which will selected by the visitors to the exhibition.
The award categories are:
Best in Show
Recognition of an Emerging Mosaic Artist (Artists with 3 years or less experience)
Meet ‘N Greet Tea Party, Chelmsford, MA
Location: Home of Carla Keen, 49 Brick Kiln Road, Chelmsford, MA
Date: Saturday, June 8, 2019 | Time: 12:00 pm
Location: Carla Keen’s Home, 49 Brick Kiln Road, Chelmsford, MA
Click here to Register : https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0B4BAEAD2FA3FE3-meet1
Meet other NEMS members while you sip tea and eat homemade scones (crumpets). Bring a dessert, tea sandwich or other finger food to share at this informal social networking tea. Eat, make new mosaic friends, talk about the projects you’re working on, ask questions, get feedback. Have a good time!
If you’d like, you can talk about your current project or bring it to share.
NEMS Online Webinar Series: How I Made It – SOHO Penthouse Gold Mosaic & Marble Floor
Speaker: Cathleen Newsham, Creative Director & Founder, Modern Mosaic Art
This Webinar occurred on Tuesday, May 21st. If you missed it, click on the link below to view the webinar in it’s entirety:
Cathleen Newsham will provide a step by step description of how she created this stunning floor mosaic for a New York City penthouse. Unusual and complex in both fabrication and installation, her approach to problem solving and construction issues will help mosaic artists at all levels understand the challenges of architectural mosaic work and how to approach even the most perplexing project. The tools and materials used will be discussed and participants will have a chance to ask Cathleen questions following the presentation.
NEMS Online Webinar Series: How I Made a 3-D Sculptural Mosaic Garden Bed
Speaker: Carol Krentzman, Artistic Director & Founder, Mosaic Art Institute of Natick
This Webinar occured on Tuesday, March 26th. If you missed it, click on the link below to view the webinar in it’s entirety:
Carol will take us through the process she used to make her 3-D garden sculpture. She’ll discuss how she sculpted the foam and covered it with mesh, concrete and tile. She’ll talk about the challenges this project presented and how she overcame them to create a bed that is approximately 4’x 5’x 2′ and weighs about 500 lbs.
NEMS Online Webinar Series: All About Substrates and Adhesives
This Webinar occured on Tuesday, February 26. If you missed it, click on the link below to view the webinar in it’s entirety:
Featured Speaker: Lou Ann Weeks, mosaic artists and cofounder of Skeew.biz, a mosaic supply company that specializes in mosaic backers, co-producer of Mosaic Technique Videos, and editor of I-CMosaics.com. How do you know which substrate (backer) is the right one for your project, and what is the right adhesive? There are so many to choose from, and in this webinar, Lou Ann will help you make the right decisions. You’ll learn what criteria to consider before you start mosaicking. She’ll bring it all together and answer your questions during a Q & A period at the end of the webinar.
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