Sunday | February 26 | One Day | 10:00 am – 1:00 pm | Ages 16+
A mosaic is an image or pattern created by arranging small regular or irregular pieces of coloured stone, tile, glass, or ceramic, held in place by an adhesive, and covering a surface. Mosaics have a rich, long history and have been crafted since the ancient world. In this workshop, you will learn under esteemed mosaics artist, Karen Johnston about the tools and techniques to establish your unique design and create a decorative frame. From afar, mosaic art glistens with its impressive array of colours and patterns, while up close, the intricacies involved are revealed.
All tools and materials provided upon payment of $15.00 Materials Fee to instructor at workshop.
Meet Your Instructor
Instructor Karen Johnston (B.F.A., RECE) received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from OCAD University in 2021 in Drawing and Painting and her Early Childhood Education Diploma from Durham College in 2018. Karen is a practicing artist, author, and illustrator of two children’s books (Mr. Bob’s Magic Ride in the Sky, 2002 and Six Owls and A Party, 2015). After working for many years in advertising as a layout artist, art director and freelance graphic designer, she established mosaicworks (2005), a small design studio that focuses on creating and teaching visual arts (more specifically drawing, painting and mosaicking) for which she has provided in-school workshops for students. In addition, Karen has worked at daycare centres as an RECE and Educational Lead.