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Classes

Classes

Do you want to learn more about mosaics?  Or do you want to improve your current mosaic skills? There is no better way to do so than to take a class.

If you offer classes at your studio that are relevant to the products we offer, contact us through our Contact page. We are happy to post information about your program and provide a link on our website.

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Chicago Mosaic School

Since it was founded in early 2005, The Chicago Mosaic School has become the center of education for mosaic arts in the United States. As the first Mosaic Arts school in the Americas, CMS attracts students and instructors from around the world - all seeking a high level of arts education and inspiration that does not exist anywhere else.  

Janice Peacock (Micromosaics)

Janice is a multi-talented artist and author who offers online classes for creating micromosaic jewelry using traditional materials and techniques.  Her online store includes a variety of micromosaic products, including kits for pulling your own filati.  Join Janice's Facebook group for information on upcoming classes.

Learn Fine Art - Yulia Hanansen

Yulia Hanansen is a second-generation artist. Having mastered many techniques including mosaics, printmaking, drawing, painting, textiles, and more, Yulia has been professionally involved in mosaic making since 2001. She is a recipient of numerous awards for her mosaics, including "Best in Show" and "Juror's Choice" at Mosaic Art International.  You can see Yulia's work at her website - MosaicSphere.com.  And you can learn from Yulia through her online school - LearnFineArts.com

One of many course offerings, "Abstract Mosaics" is a hands on workshop presenting a detailed study of abstract art elements, including point, line, shape, color, and more, and how they apply to the mosaic art.

Maverick Mosaics

Bonnie Fitzgerald is a working artist and founder of Maverick Mosaics. Her company specializes in unique learning experiences and creating beautiful art. Since 2006 Maverick Mosaics has hosted Washington, DC's broadest schedule of acclaimed visiting mosaic artists from around the world. Fitzgerald teaches workshops throughout North America and is the resident artist for the Smithsonian Institute’s Studio Arts Department developing and teaching mosaic workshops year round. Fitzgerald is the author of two best selling books: "300+ Mosaic Tips, Techniques, Templates, and Trade Secrets" and “Bonnie Fitzgerald’s Guide to Mosaic Technique. 

MKMosaics

Michael Kruzich is a classically trained mosaicist working with both smalti and stone.  Michael travels to teach at various venues around the U.S. including at di Mosaico in Tucson.  Michael is based in San Francisco, CA where he maintains his studio practice creating fine art mosaics, reproductions and commissions for private/commercial clients and teaching the classical Italian principles and methods of making mosaics.  Michael has also developed two online classes that we have taken and we recommend:

Mosaic Arts Online

MAO offers a wide variety of online courses from expert mosaic artists and instructors on a multimedia platform. Courses are professionally produced and broken down into sections that make it possible to work in your own space and at your own pace.  And, once you purchase a course, it is yours.  It does not expire and you can refer back to any section of the course as often as you like.

Courses that we have taken and highly recommend:

Beginner
Mosaics

Beginner Mosaics with Tami Macala

Tami Macala

 

All About
Smalti

All About Smalti with Anabella Wewer

Anabella Wewer

 

Micromosaic
Pendants

Micromosaic Pendants

Mireille Swinnen

 

Smalti
Jewelry

Mosaic Jewelry with Margo Anton

Margo Anton

 

Intuitive
Andamento

 Intuitive Andamento with Rachel Sager

Rachel Sager

Mosaic Art School

Located in Ravenna, Italy and founded in 1969, Mosaic Art School offers a wide range of instruction in the artistic production of mosaics, including all of the mosaic methods and micromosaics.

Santa Barbara School of Mosaic Arts

Santa Barbara School of Mosaic Art was founded in 2009 by mosaic artist Tami Macala. SBSMA is a great place to learn mosaic art in a creative and informative environment. SBSMA hosts many talented visiting artists that travel from all over the world to come share their knowledge and expertise. The variety of workshops lead students down many different mosaic paths, where the possibilities are endless.

Seattle Mosaic Arts

Founded by Dr. Claire Barnett in 2009 to create community and support through shared creativity, the studio features workshops from international visiting artists, mosaic technique classes, lectures, art shows, group events, commissions, and, of course, space and time to create your own mosaic projects.

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