The eighth Biennial of Contemporary Mosaic in Ravenna runs until January 2024

Reading Time: 5 minutes The eighth Biennial of Contemporary Mosaic opens in Ravenna, Italy, in October 2023. Here, we take a look at some of the numerous events that will be taking place over the following three months and give you a glimpse of some of the mosaic works that will be on show. 

Unsettled Pieces exhibition opens, featuring work by three mosaicists

Reading Time: 6 minutes Unsettled Pieces, an exhibition of mosaic artwork featuring artists Debora Aldo, Nikki Sullivan, and Anabella Wewer, opens at the Art Complex Museum in Duxbury, Massachusetts, on 20 August and runs until 5 November 2023.

This exhibition is a collection of contemporary mosaics centred around the themes of our evolving planet and the changes in our environment. The three artists have chosen mosaic as the common language to explore issues affecting the planet, each in her own style.

PROCESS/DRIVEN: Two glass exhibitions open in March (UK)

Reading Time: 8 minutes A new book and exhibition, both set to launch in March, open a window on life as a glass artist in the UK. In celebration of Catherine Dunstan’s new book – Creative and Professional Development for Glass Artists – the PROCESS exhibition will simultaneously launch at Crystal Mile Contemporary, Stourbridge, owned by Blowfish Glass founder Bethany Wood. Read a conversation between Catherine and Bethany to find out more…

Hanging by a Thread exhibitions underway: Mosaics for Afghan women

Reading Time: 6 minutes Exhibitions as part of the Hanging by a Thread project are taking place across the world. The project aims to raise awareness of the plight of Afghan women and girls, and involves over 1,200 experienced and amateur mosaic artists from 46 countries. Each artist has made a small segment of glass mosaic, which is being joined togetherContinue reading “Hanging by a Thread exhibitions underway: Mosaics for Afghan women”

Two mosaic and glass exhibitions at Canberra Glassworks until 14 August

Reading Time: 4 minutes Canberra Glassworks is currently running two exhibitions – Quietly Spoken and On Reflection – showcasing the works of Canberra-based Annette Blair and Sydney-artist Kate Nixon. The exhibitions were curated by Canberra Glassworks Artistic Director, Aimee Frodsham.