Category Archives: Mosaic

Have You Been on the Subway Lately?

Ellen Driscoll’s “As Above, So Below” (right) is one of more than 225 works of art on the New York City Subway. That’s a larger art collection than many museums have. Faith Ringgold, Sol Lewitt, Romare Bearden and Raul Colon … Continue reading

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Moravian Tile and Pottery

Today, while cruising through Doylestown, Pa., I was reminded of a visit I made a few years ago to the Moravian Pottery and Tile Works. Henry Chapman Mercer (1856-1930) was a Renaissance man. Harvard educated, he was a historian, archaeologist, … Continue reading

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Valley of Art

This past weekend, I took an extraordinary glass mosaic workshop with mosaic artist Cynthia Fisher. Ms. Fisher, a former wildlife biologist and children’s book illustrator, has come full circle with her mosaic art, incorporating children and animal themes in her … Continue reading

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Fun with Color

The JB Kline gallery at 25 Bridge St. in Lambertville is holding Leyla Spencer’s fourth exhibit under its roof.  The exhibit will run through  Nov. 29, with an opening reception Nov. 14,  6 to 8:30 p.m. Mosaic is one of … Continue reading

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Hand’s On

Over the weekend, I indulged in a two-day intensive workshop with Isaiah Zagar who, thanks to a recent film about him by his son and a CNN feature, is experiencing a new wave of popularity. Zagar, 70, has been encrusting … Continue reading

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Avenue of the Arts

The waters of the Jessup River flows into Indian Lake in the Adirondacks. “Jessup River,” as painted by artist Silvere Boureau, can be seen in the West Windsor Arts Council’s “Avenue of the Arts,” on view at MarketFair, 3535 U.S. … Continue reading

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In a Dream

Philadelphia artist Isaiah Zagar has spent his life’s career creating enormous mosaics which encrust entire buildings, from floor to ceiling, in alleys and rooftops. His work is a well known fixture of Philadelphia’s South Street neighborhood. In fact, he has … Continue reading

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Piece by Piece

A solo exhibition of contemporary fine art mosaics by Skillman, New Jersey, artist Rhonda Heisler is on view at Princeton University, in the offices of the Program in the Study of Women and Gender, 113 Dickinson Hall, through April 30th. … Continue reading

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