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Society of American Mosaic Artists (SAMA)
American Mosaic Summit, TACOMA, WA
Invited Guest Presenter
"THE WORLD OF MOSAIC: A 1956 Film Revival"
More INFO HERE
VISIT MY BLOG for more ARTICLES and INSIGHTS
LONDON, UK OCTOBER 27 2012
VIDEO of British Mosaic Forum Guest Lecture HERE
GINO SEVERINI: Father of Modern Mosaic
my presentation begins at 21.35 min.
JUNE BODIES IN SPACE
Artist of the Month Interview with Lillian Sizemore
MOSAIC ART NOW
Lillian's article about the Midcentury Mosaics of Pablo Picasso
OCTOBER 27, 2012
British Association for Modern MosaicsInvited Speaker Presentation on Gino Severini, with Ilona Jesnick, PhD.British Mosaic Forum 2012 V&A Museum
October 27, 2012AUGUST 4 2012
Guest Lecturer, “The Evolution of an Art Form”, The presentation features many examples of ancient mosaics and the expansion into contemporary subjects; the presentation examines why studying the classical rules and principles of andamento allows for a stronger base from which to work in a variety of styles.Part of Michael Kruzich’s 5-day Classical Mosaic workshop at IMA. Register directly with IMA
OAKLAND MAY 26-27,
Sept. 29-30, 2012
AT INSTITUTE of MOSAIC ART
INTRODUCTION TO SMALTI Sat. & Sun. 10 AM - 4 PM
MARCH 2012 – Returning NEA GRANT VISITING ARTIST with Piece by Piece, Los Angeles"Geometry for Mosaic Artists"
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2011
THE FIELD MUSEUM
THE LOD MOSAIC
LIVE ARTIST DEMONSTRATIONS
MOSAIC TECHNIQUES: PAST AND PRESENT
11 AM to 3 PM
Lillian will demonstrate how mosaics are made, using the hammer and hardie technique. Showing a display of many materials, books, drawings, and mosaic examples. Free to Museum Public In conjunction with the Dec. 9th OPENING of the traveling exhibit from Israel, and a RARE opportunity to see a massive 300 AD Roman mosaic pavement installed on the floor.
MONDAY, DECEMBER 12
CHICAGO MOSAIC SCHOOL
7:00 - 8:30 PM
An Evening Lecture"LOD 2.0: Above and Below"
Add a new dimension to your experience of the lively Lod Mosaic - California mosaic artist and scholar Lillian Sizemore will explore many aspects of this unique Roman pavement in her lecture “LOD 2.0 Above and Below” Lillian’s presentation takes the audience on a fascinating journey, explaining the mosaic’s symbolism and construction and introducing her revolutionary research that the flat pavement offers more than what meets the eye. Free event. Wine and cheese reception.
AUGUST 4, 2011, 7PM
ART AFFINITY GROUP
Traveler and mosaic scholar Lillian Sizemore takes you on delightful visual slide tour of ancient and modern mosaic sites around the world. We’ll visit Barcelona, Paris, London, Italy, Morocco, San Francisco, Los Angeles and more. The recent Roman excavation from Lod, Israel will also be featured. Tour the world and learn more about art through the expressive and diverse medium of mosaics. No passport required! This event on mosaics is inspired by the recent exhibit, Marvelous Menagerie: A Roman Mosaic from Lod, Israel, at the Legion of Honor.
SAN FRANCISCO -
APRIL MAY JUNE JULY 2011
LEGION of HONOR
THE LOD MOSAIC
Marvelous Menagerie: A Roman Mosaic
Exhibition runs April 23 – July 24
ARTIST DEMO and LECTURE
Saturday April 23 - OPENING DAY
Artist and scholar Lillian Sizemore gives an artist demonstration in Gallery 12 from noon - 2:00,
followed by a lecture in the Florence Gould Theater
at 2:30 pm. (see below)
ADDITIONAL ARTIST DEMONSTRATIONS:
Mosaic Demos and Hands-On Activities from Noon to 3:30 PM, in Gallery 12 Legion of Honor, SF
MAY 14, Sat.
JUNE 12, Sun.
JULY 9 , Sat.
Sizemore will demonstrate her mosaic process, including various techniques highlighting the ancient roots of mosaic making.
LEGION OF HONOR, SF LECTURE - Opening Day!
EXPLORING THE LOD MOSAIC: PAST & PRESENT APRIL 23, Saturday 2:30 - 3:30 PM in the Florence Gould Theatre
Sizemore’s lecture reveals the methods and designs used to create the Lod mosaic. She introduces the ancient methods used to transfer the underlying design and how the pavements were built. Her research shows how the Lod mosaic reveals more than what meets the eye, and how ancient patterning still informs our thinking today.
Sizemore repeats her artist demonstration at noon on May 14, June 12 and July 9.
OAKLAND : APRIL MAY JUNE 2011
INSTITUTE of MOSAIC ART
INTRODUCTION TO ROMAN MOSAICS
April 16–17 Sat. & Sun.
ANCIENT MEETS MODERN
Contemporary Contexts for Traditional Techniques
May 5 –June 23 Thursday evenings, 8-week course
INTRO TO SMALTI
May 7–8 Sat. & Sun.
Classes book up quickly:
REGISTER TODAY directly with IMA
ARTIST DEMONSTRATIONS at GETTY VILLA, Malibu, CA
The Getty Villa in Malibu is an educational center and museum dedicated to the study of the arts and cultures of ancient Greece, Rome, and Etruria.
March 5, 6, Sat & Sun.,
March 11, 12, 13 Fri., Sat., Sun.,
March 25, 26, 27 Fri., Sat., Sun.,
11 AM and 3 PM
Lillian will demonstrate her mosaic work, including a display of various techniques to illustrate how contemporary work embodies and reflects the ancient roots or “grammar” of mosaic making. Examples of work in progress, preparatory drawings, tools, materials, video, and resources will be featured. Visitors may try their hand at setting mosaics inspired by the Getty’s permanent collection. Demos last about an hour.
POINT OF VIEW GALLERY TALKS AT GETTY VILLA Malibu CA
Thursdays, March 24 and 31
11:30 am and 2:30 pm
Lillian’s tour will elaborate on The Villa’s wonderful permanent collection of ancient Roman works from an artist/maker’s point of view. She will discuss the construction techniques used in the ancient works, and the fabulous mosaic and terrazzo floors throughout the Villa environment, bringing the museum experience to life.
J. PAUL GETTY MUSEUMS GETTY VILLA
FINE ART MUSEUMS OF SAN FRANCISCO
LEGION OF HONOR MUSEUM
INSTITUTE OF MOSAIC ART, OAKLAND CA