-Glass Mosaic Canada is a Toronto-based company run by a talented team, inspired by a love for the ancient mosaic art form. We established the company in order to make techniques, high-quality supplies, services and support readily available to mosaic artisans and mosaic art students.
In Glass Mosaic Canada we choose mosaic colours considering it to be our paint applying it in different techniques, just as the painter mixes colours on a palette and uses them to paint on canvas creating an art piece, the design possibilities are endless. Besides our art creations, custom work is our speciality; we are delighted to consult with you or your Interior designer on special projects that bring mosaic art to your living space.
Making mosaics is an art form with a long and glorious history, for thousands of years people have enjoyed mosaics in public areas, walkways, libraries, churches, hospitals, universities, airports and nearly every other type of structure, also it is equally pleasurable on a more intimate scale, a colourful stepping stone in your garden, a delicate wall décor in your bathroom, a free standing sculpture in your living room.
The tools and techniques for making mosaics are simple, and the process appeals equally to adults and kids and the materials needed are fairly inexpensive making it ideal for any individual to discover the hidden artist within. At Glass Mosaic Canada we offer different mosaic courses in a variety of levels and we provide a wide selection of authentic mosaic tiles, very rich medium to work with, also our water –based grout, adhesive, sealer and primer are manufactured specially for mosaic work using the highest quality materials that will enhance your project and our precision cutting tools are designed for cutting and nipping small glass, Smalti and ceramic tiles.
A Glass mosaic is a stunning addition to any living space giving it warmth, vibrant colours and light reflection that can last for centuries without loosing its colour. The natural materials used in mosaics are the ideal compliment to the uniform, geometric qualities of modern architecture, while it is ancient as a roman bath.
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Learning the Ancient Art of Mosaic
The history of mosaic is a long and glorious one. Archaeologists are continually unearthing fascinating pieces of this art form dating back thousands of years. And mosaics continue to live all around us - in libraries, churches, hospitals, universities, airports and everywhere else you turn. Glass Mosaic Canada is ensuring this timeless art remains just that. The Etobicoke-based company, run by a talented team inspired by a love of the art form, brings techniques, high-quality supplies, services and support to mosaic artisans and mosaic art students. In addition to hosting classes at their location at 686 The Queensway, they also take their teachings to public schools, art centres, SickKids Hospital, The Dorothy Ley Hospice and wherever else it will inspire. They make it easy to learn the ancient art of mosaic the traditional way. To learn more, visit www.GlassMosaicCanada.com or call 416-252-TILE (8453).
Mosaic Adds Creative Spin
People are always looking to add a creative spin to their kitchen, either by rebuilding one from scratch or adding a decorative touch. The backsplash is the key to a beautiful kitchen as it serves as the main focal point. It unites the countertop with the cabinets and the flooring into one artistic theme that reflects your style, decor and favourite colours. Since we can never overlook the time spent in this part of the house, it must be relaxing. Without a doubt, a mosaic backsplash will liven up any kitchen and add an artistic flair in a unique and beautiful way.
At Glass Mosaic Canada, you can create your own backsplash. They can teach you how easy it is to do, or they can design and prepare a mosaic backsplash for you with easy-to-follow instructions for installation. They even offer installation themselves. The art of making mosaic is itself a way to manage stress and achieve relaxation. For more details, call 416-252-TILE (8453) or visit GlassMosaicCanada.com.
There are four mosaic associations you should consider joining. All are useful for contacts, exhibitions and news letters.
BAMM: British Association for Modern Mosaics
SAMA: Society of American Mosaic Artists
MAANZ: Mosaic Association of Australia and New Zeland