May 14, 2016

On the 14th of May, my long-awaited dream became a reality :) I left to Italy to attend an intensive 3-day mosaic workshop at the biggest mosaic school in the world: the Scuola Mosaicisti del Friuli in a small town called Spilimbergo, North of Venice. The school offers a 3-year program where students from all over the world come together to learn the art of mosaics. Lessons in geometric and decorative drawing, theory of colour, computer graphics, history of art as well as the technology of materials are included in the program. Upon graduating from this school, students are capable of interpreting any kind of s...

April 4, 2016

The project I've been looking so much forward to begins! The "Mosaic My School Project" involved about 40 primary school kids from a public school in Zahraa, Old Cairo called "The Fouad Galal Primary School". A collaboration between Amal Mosaic Art and Peace and Plenty NGO, it will be fully funded by a percentage of my sales during the exhibition. I began by visiting the school several times last month to select the wall which the children will mosaic, take measurements, buy the needed mosaic material, prepare the drawing to scale and finally today to take the first steps in realizing our piece of art!...

September 27, 2013

Under the supervision and cooperation of Mosaikashop, we organized a mosaic school project at Selwyn House School in Westmount for 9th graders. The theme of the project was inspired by one of UK's well-known contemporary artists Damien Hirst - Butterfly Coloured Paintings. Since the group of students involved in the project was small (11 students in total), we were able to stress on details and focus on getting it right - the end result was amazing! 

If you are interested in organizing a similar project in your school, please contact Suzanne Spahi for more details.

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