Shattering Expectations: Mosaic 2014


  • Philadelphia Magic Gardens 1020 South Street Philadelphia, PA 19147 USA

Shattering Expectations: Mosaic 2014 is an exhibition hosted in partnership with Philadelphia Magic Gardens, and offers a look at a group of the region’s most accomplished mosaicists and their use of the medium today by presenting innovative works from selected artists. Works were selected by Nancy Mills Pipgras, an internationally-acclaimed mosaic publisher and author.

MSOP members attend the exhibit free of charge. Bring your membership card!

After an extensive selection process, the following artists were selected to exhibit:

Featured Artists:

Karen Dimit
Yakov Hanansen
Yulia Hanansen
Samantha Holmes
Rachel Sager
Carol Stirton-Broad
Carol Talkov
Brooks Tower

The exhibition will be held from Friday, March 7 – Sunday, April 20, 2014, with a free public reception for the grand unveiling on Friday, March 7, from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.. The reception falls on a Philadelphia "First Friday” (a citywide night that highlights art), which will allow for a diverse crowd of art aficionados to enjoy the featured works.  Please join us!

For exhibit hours and visitor details, please visit the Philadelphia Magic Gardens website.

Juror Nancie Mills Pipgras is the editor of Mosaic Art NOW, an online magazine covering the international contemporary mosaic scene. She is a former president of the Society of American Mosaic Artists, has spoken about the medium in the US and UK, and is a regular contributor to the French magazine Mosaique. Recently, Mills Pipgras was given the honorific Gran Cavalieri dell’Ordine de San Martino by the town of Clauiano, Italy, for her work in promoting contemporary mosaic.