Symposium Schedule

A workshop schedule is available here.

Thu 20th August:

6:00pm – 9:00pm : Registration and Kazzbar Flea Market

Fri 21st August:

7.30am – 8.45am : Registration and Brown Bag check in
8:00am – 5:00 pm : Vendors market
9:00am – 4:30pm : Keynote Speaker & Plenary Sessions

9am: Welcome speech and introduction to Symposium 2015

Key note Speaker: Emma Biggs, Mosaic and It’s Relationship to the Art World

10:45am : MORNING TEA – Cafe 2 Function Room – level 2

11:15am : Plenaries

John Botica, The Volcano has Erupted
Suzanne Spahi, Every Camel Tells a Story and/Or Every Rug Tells a Story
Maher Dawoud, Desert Stars
Craig Barker, The Archaeological Investigation of Hellenistic and Roman Mosaics from Paphos in Cyprus

1:00pm : LUNCH – Omega Room – Level 1

2:00pm : Plenaries Continue

Kate Kerrigan, To See and to Feel
Margo Anton, Unexpected lessons: making a mosaic in a day/Make art by working small
Andrew Lavery, Mosaic Art to Contemporary Art – Developing a Critical Practice

3:05pm :– AFTERNOON TEA – Cafe 2 Function Room – Level 2

3:30pm Plenaries continue

Julie Richey, 20+ Tips to advance your Art Practice and Build a Client Base
Heather Vollans, The truth about community projects
Adam Marks, Laticrete
Caitlin Hughes, “Beyond Medium” Conceptual Strength and Meaning in Mosaic

6:00 – 8:pm : National Exhibition Presentation/Awards (Refreshments included)

Sat 22nd August:

7.30am – 8.45am : Registration and Brown Bag check in
8:00am – 5:00pm : Vendors market
9:00am – 12:00pm : Plenary sessions

9:00am : Welcome Day 2

Pamela Irving, Yolo Man & his Apocalyptic Alphabet. “The Chicago Suite”.
George Raftopoulos, Art Affirms Life
Noula Diamantopoulos, Intuiting Art

10:30am : MORNING TEA – Cafe 2 Function Room – level 2

11:00am: The “Spontaneous” Panel Issues in Contemporary Mosaic Art

12:00pm : Brown Bag Exchange
Followed by Lunch in the Omega Room

1:00pm – 4:00pm : Workshop Sessions
4:30pm – 5:15pm: AGM
7.30pm : Formal Dinner at Aesop’s Restaurant, 131 Macquarie St.

Sun 23rd August:

9:00am – 3:00pm : Vendors Market
9;30am – 4:30pm : Workshops
3:45pm – 5:15pm : Registration for Mosaic Art Salon Exhibitors
6:00pm – 7:00pm : Mosaic Art Salon (Canapes and beverages provided)
7:30pm – 9:00pm : Pop-up presentations

Mon 24th August:

12:30pm – 2:30pm: Cruise on MV Sydney 2000.Delicious buffet featuring Sydney rock oysters or mussels, ocean king prawns, succulent fish, plus a full range of non-seafood and vegetarian dishes, dessert, cheeses. Main Harbour sights & commentary.