From May 11 through July 24, 20 artists from the Mosaic Society of Philadelphia
will showcase a wide variety of mosaic stylistic artwork, utilizing an array of conventional and unconventional materials at the University’s D’Arrigo Family Gallery
The collection entitled “2017 Members’ Exhibition” includes mosaic styles and materials ranging from traditional hand-cut Italian glass called smalti, to recycled plastic, stained glass, stone, handmade ceramic pieces, encaustic, pyrite fossils, gold leaf, hotel room key cards and wooden puzzles pieces.
An opening reception will be held on Sunday, May 21 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the D’Arrigo Family Gallery, located in the University’s Hafter Student Center. Elynne Rosenfeld, who has partnered with Salus to fill the new gallery space with a variety of themed shows throughout the year, curated the exhibit.
The Mosaic Society of Philadelphia is a non-profit corporation dedicated to promoting mosaic art in the Philadelphia region. Their mission is to build a wide and diverse community of mosaic makers and lovers of all ages and abilities. For more information, visit mosaicsocietyofphiladelphia.org.