Mosaics of New York Subway Stations – 34 St & Hudson Yard

Mosaics at the New York subway Mosaics have been part of the New York subway system dating back to its opening in 1904. Since then they have been informing, directing or simply mesmerising passers-by. To see art you don’t have to go to a museum anymore. For the price of …

Mosaic Making Masterclasses July 2017 – promo video

We can finally share with you a video overview of the Mosaic-Making Masterclasses that took place at King’s College London in July 2017. It was organised by Will Wootton (King’s College London) and Tamara Froud (British Association for Modern Mosaic). Funded by King’s College London, and supported by the Association …

Mosaic Masterclasses – Indirect Setting in Cement (Day 2 & 3)

Mosaic Masterclasses in London Finally, I have for you a bit of a summary and a few tips from the Mosaic Masterclasses I took towards the end of July this year at the King’s College. We were lucky enough to have lectures by such well-established mosaic artists and icons of …

‘Escape of the Kokopelli’ Mosaic

Mosaic Workshop by Carrie & Karen Last weekend I went to a one-day workshop led by the contemporary craft artists Carrie Reichardt and Karen Wydler. I saw some of Carrie’s work before and I have been at one of her exhibitions recently so I was looking forward to learning some tricks of the …

Black & white Roman style figural mosaic in a day!

Black & white style This is a result of the 4th & 5th day of the Mosaic Masterclass I took at the King’s College in London this August. We were tasks with recreating our version of the black and white figural mosaics which was very popular throughout the Roman period in Italy. For the basis …

London School of Mosaic

Today I wanted to tell you about a place that has somehow become close and dear to my heart: the Southbank Mosaics and their initiative London School of Mosaic. Southbank Mosaics is a non-profit organisation based in the crypt of St John’s Church near London’s Southbank. It runs an open studio and …