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 Sandy Robertson has taught thousands of people to make beautiful mosaics over the last 2 decades at her beginner to advanced mosaic workshops in Brisbane, overseas and in many schools and communities.
Many students have gone on to run mosaic businesses and amazing artworks.  Sandy is proud of every student and knows once your hold a pair of Magical mosaic Leponitt mosaic cutting tools in your hands, it's usually the beginning of a lifetime of mosaic making.  Sandy's art is well known and she teaches diverse methods and uses a wide range of mosaic materials to turn into mosaic "tesserae".
Find your own mosaic flow (andemento) with Sandy. 
Whether you wish to create gorgeous mosaic garden pot planters,make mirrors, mosaic tables or wish to mosaic a wall - learn the basics with Sandy so every one of your mosaics lasts the distance.  Everyone can make mosaics, from kids to grandparents.  Use recycled materials and/or gorgeous glass, pebbles, stones or whatever to desire! 
Sandy will teach you how to shape, break, smash, create, glue, grout, seal ad more.  You are only limited by your imagination.  Don't just stand there, book in today!
I look forward to seeing you in your glass at Studio OzMosaics, in Brisbane.  Phone us for a chat or more info.  

Student comments:

Beginner Class:   "When I attended OzMosaic Beginners course I knew not one thing about mosaics.  Boy did that change quickly!  Sandy is absolutely bursting with knowledge, enthusiasm, experience, techniques, tips, tricks and great mosaicing stories.  The workshop had a lovely welcoming and personable atmosphere and her passion for mosaicing is just so contagious.  By the end of the day I felt so motivated and confident to start my own mosaicing journey.  An absolutely fantastic day and so worthwhile for anyone who wants to try this fun craft! "    Michelle.

Advanced Course:    Wow!  Talk about value for money!  Our day was jam packed with even more information, techniques and hands on fun!  And the nicest part is that I took home a unique 3D mosaic that was my personal creation, yet made with the help of Sandy’s expert knowledge.  Not sure if the best part was smashing wine bottles, cutting glass, oozing grout, or just the great company!  I’d definitely recommend this course to challenge those further who have already done the Beginners Course.  Fantastic!".   Michelle

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Imagine yourself in a mosaic workshop.
Learn to mosasic or update your mosaic skills.  Fun, creative and wonderfully addictive.

Your mosaic teacher, Sandy Robertson, looks forward to meeting you and sharing the joy of mosaics!
Beginner classes, advanced, 3D, smalti.  Learn the pique assiette method, mixed media, push-in, mosaic on mesh, indirect and many other methods with Sandy's famous mosaic tips and tricks!

What colour grout should you use?  What is thinset?  What mosaic tools are needed for smalti, glass, mirror and ceramic?

Use your imagination, explore Sandy's studio and mosaic store;  be inspired to create mosaics for your home, gifts, garden and who knows where it may lead?  Love OP shops? Sandy will help you reshape and embed found objects, precious mementos and more into your mosaic art and crafts.

Create contemporary portraits of your children, friends, loved ones, pets or adorn your pool walls, pots and floors!  
Anything is possible in mosaics!

Pools, walls, seats, pots, birdbaths, sculptures, mirrors, picture frames, cars, bathtubs, floors, windows, doors, kettles just about anything that stands still long enough to mosaic on!
OzMosaics specialises in traditional to modern mosaic techniques - from flat, mixed media, 3-D, whimsical and sculptural.


August 2016 saw the installation of the mosaic mural commission for University of Queensland Water Engineering - Level 1 of the Advanced Engineering Building.
 *more info here

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Dynasty smalti is beautiful for making interesting tesserae in your glass kiln!
Use your Leponitt mosaic wheeled cutters, standard tile nippers or Hammer & Hardie to shape this beautiful tesserae.   
Compare OzMosaics prices on smalti, millefiori, Weldbond, Leponitt tools, files, grouting accessories, Mac Glue, Laticrete products, hammer and hardies, glass tiles, mirror, sealers, mosaicstandard/sticky mesh - and more!

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OzMosaics are Australia's professional mosaic supply store.
Great value, customer service and mosaic workshops.  
Students travel from interstate and overseas to learn Sandy's mosaic tips and tricks and absorb the creative atmosphere, with a devoted mosaic teacher.

Follow this link to set up your free online OzMosaics Mosaic Store Account or log-in and enjoy the great specials at OzMosaics Web Shop!

Hope you find some creative mosaic time in 2018!

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 Mosaic Commission
 3 Pool Wall Murals
by Sandy Robertson - Studio OzMosaics.
(c) Studio OzMosaics 2012  - all rights reserved 

Tesserae:  Dynasty Smalti glass , porcelain mosaic tile, mirror, copper glass tile, Laticrete shimmer copper glitter
Artist - Sandra Robertson
Design: Sandra Roberson
Installation location: 
Brisbane
Brief: Design, fabricate and install 3 mosaic murals to complement mosaic patterned pool wall tile.
Colours:  Cream, white, green, copper, fudge brown, caramel
Size:  50 x 50 cm

Substrate: Cement Sheeting
Adhesives:  Epoxy, Grout - Laticrete Australia
Sealers:  DTA, Slate Sealer 
Tiles / Tesserae - All material sourced/supplied from OzMosaics Studio Store
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Contact the team at OzMosaics to make your mosaic dreams come true!
Home renovation, pool mosaic features, garden mosaics, interior and exterior - let's get together and design the perfect mosaic for you!

 

Mosaic Sunflowers for mum (Shirley)

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Substrate - hand made mOzboard by OzMosaics
Adhesive - Laticrete Thinset
Tesserae:  China and ceramic, mirror, wine bottle, duckhead, gold teacups, smalti

Sunflowers are mum'sfavourite bloom - also much loved by Nana White (my grandmother).


Mum is also known as Mosaicking Mum.

Shirley has been making mosaics since I started to mosaic about 12 years ago.  She loves mosaic but is particularly fond of working with tesserae, shaped from china, porcelain, vitreous glass tile and ceramic.  Of course, found objects such as vases, birds, flowers, butterflies, weird and wonderful items from Op shops are always finding their way into mum's mosaics.

My mother is shy when it comes to her mosaics but everyone loves her work.  Mum brings passion and something special to her mosaics - love. Mum loves giving her mosaics to her family and gets more pleasure out of making and giving her mosaics than anyone else I know.

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This photo shows the raw work in progress - thinset, approx placing of greeney and imagination stirring the creative juices!

  

 

 



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Mum hasn't had the greatest of years in 2012 - with two major surgeries falling out of the sky and landing in her lap, but she has been courageous and brave. The family have seen her through the battle and she is now recovering but finding it a little slow going getting her energy back.

The sunflowers in this mosaic are a tribute to Mum's mosaic madness!  She never stops making mosaics and putting them under the bed, in boxes, she manages to make them in her unit and always wants us to come and she what she has made.  We just love her and her mosaics.

So, because she has made so many little sunflowers over the last year, I decided to put them (I couldn't fit them all, but the remaining sunflowers are going in a special mosaic with her incredible collection of "little people" in the next mosaic) in a large mosaic Sunflower mosaic named "Shirley's Sunflowers by Sandy".

Here is the work in progress today, before cutting back the thinset and cleaning up...tinting...and adding special effects later on.

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Sunflowers with a duck!

More photos coming soon of completed mosaic.
We all wish Mum a speedy recovery to get her energy back and a wonderful mosaic filled 2013!!!!

 

Brisbane City Council Tip Shop/Endeavour Foundation Art Competition. OzMosaics Update 001

Mosaic Diva!
 
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Exciting news:
I have stARTed to create my mosaic entry for the Brisbane City Council Tip Shop Competition. 
 
I hope you enjoy following the making of this mosaic - you will have the opportunity to vote online for your favourite artist/entry on BCC Facebook Page in due course or enjoy visiting the art show in Brisbane during May-June 2013.
Details for voting and gallery info coming soon -
Follow this link to the Brisbane City Council info page.

 
Below is my mosaic diary with photos, video snippets, slide shows covering this project.  I look forward to your comments on Facebook. 
  
-  Subscribe to OzMosaics on You Tube to see lots of mosaic videos and slide shows.
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-  Like my Facebook Page to see snippets,  photos and updates of this mosaic artwork/project
-  My mosaic diary/blog is below with daily updates:
 
The beginning: Early March:
I was thrilled to receive a phone call from Brisbane City Council to advise me I had been selected as 1 of 20 (out of 70 applications!) artists to create an amazing art entry for the Brisbane City Council/Endeavour 2013 Tip Shop Art Competition!  

 I did the mosaic Happy Dance all through our Queenslander and my mosaic studio - and out into the mosaic garden!  

I met with Jodie Powderly (Senior Marketing and Communication Officer | Waste Services -Field Services Group | Brisbane Infrastructure  | BRISBANE CITY COUNCIL.  

Jodie explained the "rules", delivery dates, meetups and lots of important info etc (especially the size restrictions LOL!) . We enjoyed a great time getting sorted out with the paperwork and discussing my mosaic ideas for the project. I look forward to meeting the other 19 artists in a few weeks time. 

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Jodie is very passionate about the art entries and her enthusiasm stirred my creative juices to boiling point! 
 
The brief: to conver a piece of furniture or homeware article and other accessories, purchased at the Tip Shop/s and convert to a "work of art".  The artwork does not have to be functional, and can be reconstructed if required.
This was good news to me as it meant I could let my mosaic artwork really "go over the top".  
 
My head was spinning with ideas but I knew until I "saw the item" and connected to it and the "pink light" shone from it, it was not a good idea to start processing mosaics.

On a beautiful sunny Sunday morning in Brisbane, I headed off to the Acacia Ridge Tip Top - which is a joint BCC/Endeavour Foundation venture.  My husband Dave (OzMosaic Studio Manager) came with me as he knew I may never return.

I love using found and preloved items, discarded furnitue and bric a brac in mosaic art  I  hoped to find a large piece of furniture for my art entry and needed his strength to lift it up into the 4WD.  We were going to tow our trailer but after hooking it up to he car, we found our indicator and car lights manfunctioning!  Upon investigation we discovered possums had eaten the trailer wiring connectors.

I suspect Dave may have encouraged the possums in this instance!  I couldn't wait to get to Acacia Ridge but Dave was more concerned about how much "stuff he would have to  lug home".  He should be used to it by now.  

No problem, we left the trailer in our garage and set off (I admit being a little worried that I would be restricted by the 4WD dimensions and did not appreciate the smug, happy look on Dave' face.    No trailer, less stuff in his opinion.  He should know by now that he  has no say in it at all. (Deep Down he really is keen!).   .... He likes to keep things practical and it's not always easy living and breathing in a mosaic studio with She who goes Over the top in all things mosaic! 
art-craft-mosasicNot to worry, as soon as we arrived at the Tip Shop at Acacia Ridge (Sat - Sun 8-4pm) I found a great timber veneer dressing table.  It's a beauty and in good conditio!     I love the side drawers and I have very big plans for the mosaic on this big mirror!  I wonder about it's history, I would love to know who owned this piece of furniture and the stories of it's journey through time.

 I remember these dressing tables, Mum had one when I was a little girl - this furniture was very popular and I feel quite attached to it. Shabby Chic, pique assiette, gigantic flowers, lots of colour - lots of mosaic  ideas as soon as I saw this dressing table!  There were other fabulous furniture items and Dave was really enjoying himself by now, exploring inside and outside the Tip Shop, giving me suggestion and pointing out great furniture. There were several options but the dressing table soon had SOLD sticker on display.  I really like the old chairs and would have sneaked some into my trolley, but Dave said "keep on track".

Dave was kept busy unscrewing the mirror from the dressing table so we could squeeze it all into our 4WD (the Prado is a great car!).  Later he realised, he could have slide the mirror off and no bashing and hammering.  It did not matter, the beauty of mosaic is that you can cover up any damaged with a brand new mosaic surface.

brisbane-city-council-tip-shop-geebung-endeavour.jpgWhile he was outside, I grabbed a trolley (very handy) and started to collect as much china as I could.  I rushed it up to the counter and the very helpful assistants started to tally up the cost of my huge boxes on china, found objects, lacy bits and pieces, glass ware, silk flowers and many unusual items to reshape into mosaic tesserae.    

I had an idea brewing and the colours pink, gold, silver, white, black, florals were on the top of my list.  I found lots of china that was perfect (even lots of pink plates and gold rimmed white plates!!!).  My lucky mosaic day.  

-What a great place for mosaic artists searching for china, glassware, found objects etc.

I knew something was missing in my art setting plans, I turned around and Eureka!  I found the perfect chair to cover in mosaic or something "special".  Only  $5.00 !!!!!

brisbane-city-council-geebung-tip-shop-endeavour.jpgI kept finding great items and soon Dave was starting to get that "you have to be kidding me look" and rather than have a mosaic plate throwing session, I decided I had enough mosaic loot to "start with".

I recommend all art and craft artists to check out the Geebung (I haven't been there yet) and Acacia Ridge Tip Shops  - you will find incredible bases and substrates to decorate.

There are lots of ceramic pots too!  I will be back!  

The staff are very helpful too!  All the stock is neat and tidy and easily accessed indoor and out.

Lots of street parking is available and you can drive in to collect your goodies.
 I watched another lady sorting a pile of denim and I guessed she was one of the other artists in the competition!  

We soon were chatting away and she is very excited too!  I can't wait to see what fabulous creations emerge from this project.

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The Tip Shop/s prices are fair and reasonable too.  My students often complain that second hand china is over-priced and if the Tip Shop keeps their current pricing it's going to be a good source for supplies.   

I keep telling many of the Op shops if they made the prices reasonable the "china and stuff" would fly off their shelves instead of gathering dust!

BCC/Endeavour have "got it right" and I will send all my students to Geebung or Acacia Ridge Tip Shops.  The mosaic addicts will enjoy the outing and they will find great goodies to cut up and reuse/recycle in their mosaics. A win/win all round.  

Purchasing china and other fabulous items from BCC TIP Shop means profits go to Endeavour Foundation;  items are kept out of ground fill and artists are very happy too!  Everybody wins and helps the environment and a good cause!  Big Cheers for the BCC!

26th March 2013:
I was up bright and early and excited.  Finally, I have a chance to be in my studio by 8am and "keying" the surface of the dressing table with very coarse sandpaper to give grippage for the adhesive for the mosaic coverage - my imagination was going wild with ideas!

I was ready to start unpacking and stockpiling all the tesserae possibilities onto my huge workbenches in my studio. 
Lots of wine bottles will be reshaped and included in this mosaic as mosaic foliage.
 

I had a good chat with Polly from the Trolley (aka Shirley Whitton) and The Popette (aka Maureen Randolph) my very great mosaic mates and dedicated mosaic addicts!  My mother "mosaicking mum" always listens to my mosaic rants and can't wait to visit over Easter and watch the mosaic process in my studio and help cut some mirror circles.

I couldn't make up my mind to go with a special theme and whether to do "cream or white base".  We tossed the ideas around and I decided to eat some chocolate and have a coffee!  Sometimes it's hard to get started but once you take that first nip with your Leponitts, it all starts falling into place.  Check out our mosaic shop for great tools and tiles.  I hope to mix in some smalti with the china, we have such delicate shades of pink smalti in stock.

Would I dare cut up the old, chipped English Rose delicate china? Shirley said "go for it" and after some gentle persuading, I did "go fo it". Here are some photos of the process of making mosaic Pique Assiette Sandy Style.

 

 I have lots of mosaic tips and tricks!  In this video on You Tube - you will see the cups being broken down to separate the floral patterns to make "mosaic fabric".  I have lots more to do and this is just the "raw mosaic' in the making.   

I haven't decided on the layout or pattern to connect all the florals yet, but I also will be including black and white china, mirror and special effects.

My theme is a wedding - a bridal dressing table, (with a twist and a whole lot more!)...so you can keep checking back here on a daily basis (bookmark or put this link in your Favourites) - on my blog, Face book and YouTube - see it all start coming together as a wonderful, wacky mosaic art "sculpture".

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

27th March 2013:  Up early, hot cuppa and thinking, thinking, thinking....  I know the pique assiette/ shabby chic will look very feminine and beautiful in this project but I want to be a bit more out there than that!   The mirror will be very "wild and weird" - I am excited to start the mirror mosaic as soon as possible.

I am keen to grout the pique assiette mosaic coverage on the dressing table in black/grout/glitter grout but everyone tells me white/cream is so special and blends the china together in the mosaic design. hmmm... we will see.

The mosaic wedding cake, boquet, bridal veil, mirror reflections, chair, picture frames and a host of other items will be fun and accessorise the mosaic as a whole.  The mosaic carpet should work really well, if I get time. I will be mixing many materials in this project. 

It's 8.30 am so I better head down and get my nippers working overtime!  I will snap more WIP photos and video clips as I go.
Hope you have a Happy Day!  Mine is going to be full of pink china roses for sure!

....It's 12.06 am - been a very busy day with a surprise visit from The Popette, lots of phone calls - managed to get some more mosaic design on the dressing table!



Here is a gallery of photos of today's progress - a rough layout of the huge rosebud in the centre section of the dressing table.  Will reshape the tesserae tomorrow and when happy, glue it down.  Grout will be black and gold:



 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blog: Brainstorming idea by Sandy:
I think Brisbane needs a mosaic park or something really funky (think Gaudi - Barecolona!) - other cities worldwide have major tourist attractions with mosaic artworks and sculptures. I wish I owned land or huge buildings to decorate in mosaics and sculptures or some acreage to encourage children, parents - everyone to come and mosaic, enjoy mosaic art therapy and have some fun!  Anyone out there with a warehouse that needs decorating....or a skyscraper or two!  LOL!
We could cover concrete walls, give demonstrations, community creative workshops and have a tourist attraction.  Teenagers, grandparents and in between could help and learn new skills.  Collection bins could be at dumps sites and Tip Shops for the items.  Crockery etc is broken every day and imagine if your grannies cup was on display in a mural in Brisbane...every little piece would count and the stories could be collated on Facebook!
 
Imagine the broken china, wine bottles, glass dishes, so many items can be reshaped into beautiful, safe, enduring mosaic tesserae.  I have been dreaming of this for years....who knows...

NEWS!

SPECIAL NOTICE!
Keeping our students' health and safety in mind as a priority, OzMosaics will not list workshop dates until the coronavirus situation is more clear.
Please email Dave to be on the waiting list when dates are issued or check back to this website or our FB page regularly.

OZMOSAICS ONLINE SHOP  is open!
Dave is busy processing and shipping orders and taking every care with your order.

Our couriers are working hard, with special health and handling strategies set in place, on all incoming and despatched goods and parcels.

We will keep the service going, unless the couriers are halted, or any stocks are depleted.

It may be a good idea to order in for special projects on the go or for your supplies during isolation etc.

OZMOSAICS STUDIO STORE
at Coorparoo, is open by APPOINTMENT ONLY!

Dave is staggering customer shopping times to keep contact to a minimum for our customers.
Please do not bring children to OzMosaics at this time.

We respectfully ask visitors to OzMosaics Studio, to avail themselves of our facilities to wash their hands thoroughly on leaving and departure.

We are sanitizing our credit card machines, counter, hands, desk equipoment, doorknobs etc to in-line with health guidelines.

Please phone or email OzMosaics 07 38474873 for more info.

If you wish to order and pay ahead, you may arrange this with Dave and have your goods left just inside the studio gate.

We hope you stay healthy and well.  It's a challenging time for everyone and we need to pull together, be kind, sharing, thoughtful and helpful to others.


You may find being creative with mosaic art and craft helps your emotional well-being, during this unsettling time.

Make some gifts early this year, (mirrors, picture frames, murals, etc) or consider making lovely mosaic garden pots for Spring!

Make a mural with your family or have some me-time to be creative.

Kids love mosaics, check out our mosaic grids for youngsters to keep them occupied!

Mosaic art is good therapy for everyone, takes your mind off the virus for a while and keeps your hands busy!

Mosaic hugs from Sandy and Dave.

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MAANZ 2019 New Horizons Award goes to Sandy Robertson!
Read about it here.

Book Now! Mosaic Classes 2020
On hold during the coronavirus crisis.

Special notice:
Oct 2019
Workshops are on hold until Sandy's foot injury is healed.
Contact Dave to be added to the waiting lists. Thank
you!
Thanks to everyone for your flowers, cards, well wishes, and support.  We will advise as soon as workshops are up and running again.  Dave and I are grateful for all our customers and students for your continued support of the OzMosaics Studio Shop and Online Store.
We look forward to seeing you all again soon at the workshops and we will be refreshed with lots of new techniques and fun!     


Weekend Workshops!

Workshop A -beginner
Workshop B - advanced

Visit the workshop page for other mosaic classes, dates + info.

Please phone Dave Robertson
07 38474873 to book a workshop or purchase a gift certificate.

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CERAMIC TILES!

Check them out in our Mosaic Web Store!
Red, yellow, PINK, orange, blues, greens!
300mm x 100mm x 6mm
Perfect for mosaics!

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No matter if you need a handful of mosaic tiles, a metre of fibreglass mesh, a bag of grout or the best mosaic tool ever!! - the Leponitt Mosaic Wheeled Nipper tool - amazing quality + value - only $39! (beware of nasty, cheap copies!) -you will find everything for mosaics at Studio OzMosaics.

 

Proudly Australian!

ozmosaics-australian-owned-proudly-australianOzMosaics has offers 2 comfy rooms for students if they wish to stay at the studio whilst attending a mosaic workshop in Brisbane.
Stay on site and close to the mosaic action.  Check for availability and costs on the workshop page and feel free to phone us for a chat.

It's always fun, busy and exciting at Studio OzMosaics - never, ever a dull moment.  OzMosaics provides a wonderful mosaic haven - our Mosaic Workshops in Australia will inspire and excite you.  We have everything you need, classes, tools, equipment, supplies and inspiration,  Get the best start possible with a workshop at Studio OzMosaics or upgrade your skills with Sandy in an advanced class.

Hammer | Hardie TOOL

Mosaic Hammer & Hardie traditional tools and modern PORTABLE desk top Hardies are now available from OzMosaics Web Shop - Tools Dept
The H&H will cut, shape, slice and dice your smalti, marble and a range of mixed media.  

Use your imagination and mix and match tesserae.
Sandy likes to use both the Leponitt Mosaic Wheeled Cutter and a Hammer and Hardie  for efficient shaping of mosaic tesserae.
From traditional to contemporary mosaic art, mosaic tools are at your fingertips. Explore.

2018 MAANZ Qld Exhibition

MAANZ QUEENSLAND BRANCH
2018 MOSAIC ART EXHIBITION

Mosaic Association of Australia & New Zealand
presented
54 mosaics!
It was a wonderful exhibition atPercolator Gallery.

Mosaic Sandy Robertson award

I was thrilled to receive A Highly Commended Award for "Made to Last!".
Thanks to our judges Ian Skippen, Kylie Farrelly and Pamela Irving.
The Opening Night Party and Awards was so much fun and the gallery was packed to the rafters!
Thanks to all who attended.
Sandy Robertson

MAANZ (Mosaic Assn. of Australia & New Zealand)
Queensland Branch Rep.

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About us

 

OzMosaics provides a safe, happy environment for the making of mosaics! award-mosaic

Situatied in the hills of Coorparoo, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia our grand old Queenslander provides a mosaic haven for mosaic artists.

Students visit from around the world to learn with Sandy Robertson. 

Dave Robertson, Customer Service & Sales Manager takes pride in running the business, co-ordinating the Mosaic School and Workshops, plus shipping out mosaic orders on a daily basis! 

There is never a dull moment at OzMosaics - we hope to meet you or make friends on Facebook.

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