This illustrated talk by artisan Theodore Ellison from Oakland, California traces the introduction of mosaic in the buildings of progressive American architects at the turn of the 20th century. Their collaboration with craftspeople created a new language for using mosaic in the home and provided a unique canvas for experimental approaches to decorative design.
Cost: $25 Members / $35 General Public
Photo: Closeup of fireplace mosaic by Giannini & Hilgart. Credit: Ted Ellison.