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I am happy to announce my latest news regarding 'White Rabbit' being accepted for Exhibition in Print for Mosaic Art NOW magazine's 2010 annual edition.


WAKEFIELD, MA . . . . . . Bill Buckingham, Editor/Publisher of Mosaic Art NOW has released the names of the 18 international artists and Best in Show Winner for the Exhibition in Print portion of the magazine’s 2010 annual edition.

301 artists from 25 countries submitted full and detail photos of 521 fine art mosaics for consideration by juror Scott Shields, PhD., Chief Curator of the Crocker Art Museum of Sacramento, California.“All of the pieces included here were made by artists – ones who have added to the mosaic tradition and pushed its boundaries, each time making abundantly evident that the art form is alive and well,” said Shields.

Artists whose work will be included in the Exhibition in Print are: Doreen Adams (USA), Jolino Bessera (USA), Ellen Blakeley (USA), Irina Charney (USA), Maylee Christie (UK), Candace Clough (USA), Piotr Czapracki (Poland), Julie Dilling (USA), Karen Dimit (USA), Gary Drostle (UK), Sophie Drouin (Canada), Pamela Goode (USA), Jeannie Houston Antes (USA), Gwyn Kaitis, Laurie Peters and Andryea Natkin (USA), Nirit Keren (Israel), Kate Kerrigan (USA), Julie Lucus (USA), and Giulio Menossi (Italy).

If you wish to read more click on the link below for the full article.
Thie issue of Mosaic Art Now will be out around the 15th February and I'm sure it will be an exciting issue for many reasons.
Also being published this year is another book by artist/author Brit Hammer...the title of her latest book is 'Breakout' due out approximately February 2010 and it will be featuring more of my mosaics investigating Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventure's in Wonderland. 
Chicago Hotdog is my latest mosaic...enjoy!

Firstly, I have a show coming up in Long Beach, California at the 2nd City Council Gallery...the exhibition runs from Saturday, June 27, 20009 -  Wednesday, August 5th, 2009
Tesserae:  The Art of Mosaic
The Juror Lillian Sizemore has selected 'White Rabbit'  from my Alice's Adventures in Wonderland series. This will be my second exhibition in Southern California which I am very excited about.
The reception and award presentation will be held on Saturday, July 11th 2009 from 7 - 9 p.m.


Brit Hammer will be working on her 3rd book which will be called 'Breakout'. so wish me luck as I work towards completing another mosaic for her consideration.  The deadline is


If you're looking for some of the world's best mosaic fine art, you don't want to miss this show!

Cutting Edges: Contemporary Mosaic Art
(A Juried and Invitational Exhibit & Sale)
26-28 June 2009
Lakewood Center for the Arts
Lake Oswego, Oregon (USA)


"Cutting Edges: Contemporary Mosaic Art will be the largest mosaic fine art exhibit ever offered in the United States. This special cornerstone exhibit of the 2009 Festival of Arts will shatter your perceptions of mosaics. Modern mosaic art encompasses a vast range of exciting techniques, materials and styles. The world-renowned artists chosen for this show have transformed this ancient art with contemporary designs while embracing traditional methods. Invited artists will display works incorporating stone, metal, precious jewels, glass, recycled and found items with vibrant results."


"Featured Artists: The exhibit will feature the works of leading regional, national, and international mosaic artists such as: Yulia Hanansen, Kim Schonfeld, Jo Braun, Kim Emerson, Laurel Skye, Julie Richey, Lynne Chinn, Sophie Druin, Sonia King, Brit Hammer, Verdanio Marzi, Ora Avni, Marian Shapiro, Luci Lytle, Stephanie Jurs, Robert Stout, Terry Nicholls and Gary Drostle."


Open call to artists

27 April 2009 - Announcing the open call to artists for Brit's upcoming book, BREAKOUT! Your Path to Success.

Entries are now being accepted from international artists working in any media whose work is informed by mosaic and mosaic techniques. Please see the entry form for details by visiting  The deadline for entries is 9 September 2009.




Work included in Mosaic Yearbook

October 2008 - My work has been included in Mosaic Yearbook, an international portfolio of contemporary mosaic art. My mosaic 'Cheeseburger' was chosen to dorn the front cover of the 2008 CD Cover.

The 2008 edition of this digital magazine will no-doubt become a collector's item. Mosaic Yearbook is available only on CD-ROM (2-disks). If you wish to purchase a copy go to



White Rabbit Winning joint second place in the 3rd Contemporary Mosaic Art
Competition "Breaking the Rules"
View the judges comments..........


Jan 2009

The Society of American Mosaic Artists (SAMA) 8th Annual International juried exhibition takes place at the Museum of Man in San Diego, California between February 28 and April 26. I'm happy to say my cheeseburger mosaic has been chosen for the exhibit. more info..................

I am  extremely proud and thrilled to have 3 of my mosaics in Brit Hammer’s  3rd  book titled Mosaic: Finding Your Own Voice.


Alice – The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party-Steps and Tiger

Brit Hammer



more info..............

Finding Your Own Voice
Brit Hammer-Dijcks
Brit's Website
To Purchase A Copy








Also the month of August brought another amazing surprise.  I had 2 of my fine art mosaics accepted by a juried show in Pam Goode’s Ciel Gallery in Charlotte, North Carolina.


Pam wrote.  “I'm thrilled to report that our juror Giulio selected both Frogs and Steps to be exhibited at Ciel! Exhibiting these works will be an honor and a pleasure”. View Exhibit

Also congratulations to my fellow artists who are also featured in the gallery. Ciel Gallery Website



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