MARCH 3, 2019

Piece by Piece: The Magic of Mosaic Art
with Cindy Stanton

4: 00 at the Benz Center on Heard Road in Center Sandwich, NH

What could a fourth-century Italian pavement possibly have in common with the New York City subway? Mosaics! Mosaics are everywhere! Explore the past and present of this glittering art with Cindy Stanton, who has studied and practiced mosaic art for many years. Cindy, who lives in Moultonborough, will show how mosaics have evolved, and how they have decorated spectacular churches, elegant homes, and today even subway walls. Some mosaics are used to tell stories. Cindy will demonstrate common mosaic methods, tools, and materials, and show where mosaic collections can be found in New England and elsewhere. After the presentation, participants will be invited to handle some of the materials.

“I’m planning a hands-on mosaic workshop for later this year,” says Cindy. “Participants will work with a variety of materials and create their own 4” by 4” mosaic.”

The mosaics talk takes place on Sunday afternoon, March 3rd, at 4 o’clock at the Benz Center on Heard Road in Center Sandwich. It is part of a series of free Sunday afternoon seminars offered this winter and spring by the Sandwich Home Industries. On March 24th Peggy Merritt will discuss the art of printmaking, and on April 14 Rebecca Goodale will talk about art books, including her “illuminated autobiography.”

December 4th, 2018

League of NH Craftsmen Artist Lecture Series
Center Sandwich Gallery

Peace Wall, By Andrea Wasserman – Ballou High School, Washington, DC

The League of NH Craftsmen Gallery in Sandwich is pleased to announce the start of its 2018-2019 Artist Lecture Series. Introduced in 2017, the series provides an opportunity in an informal setting for anyone interested in the artistic process to meet and interact with the many creative people who reside among us.

Andrea Wasserman will deliver the first lecture, Visual Notation, on December 4 at the Doris L. Benz Community Center in Sandwich, NH. Andrea is a highly accomplished artist with public art installations throughout the United States. Visual notation, like musical notation, is the articulation of pitch, rhythm, and tempo in the textures of patterns, landscape, and growth. It is the visual notation, the examination of place and patterns, that defines this work.  From drawings to large installations with long sequences of patterns in glass, stone, and wood, the work offers a place of contemplation and refuge. What lies beyond the interstices of site and patterns may reveal the presence of shifting impermanence. The result is a luminous interplay that hovers between the radiant beauty of what is revealed and the elusive liquidity of light and shadow.

Andrea Wasserman received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1983 and a Master’s degree from Cranbrook Academy of Art in 1992. From recent large-scale public art installations in collaboration with Elizabeth Billings to singular studio projects, her work is an inquiry that explores multi-layered patterned sequences. Each project, its own unique investigation, features patterns that map the underlying defining elements of place.

The Benz Center is located at 18 Heard Road in Center Sandwich, NH. Attendance is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:45 with light refreshments and the lecture begins at 7:00. Registration is not required but intent to attend will be appreciated and can be sent by email to 

Photo from our Spring 2018 Lecture Series on textiles from around the world by artist and teacher, Sara Goodman

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