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Some highlights are listed below:

Such amazing memories at Australia Zoo!  The Steve Irwin Tribute Mural Project is installed close to the Crocoseum. Make sure you visit and check out the 12 fantastic mosaic mural panels depicting flora and wildlife - made my mosaic enthusiasts all over the world.  Mosaic pieces were received and installed at Studio OzMosaics over a 12 month period and it truly was a very special time.  We still miss you Steve Irwin!

 

2018 - Dave, Maureen and I travelled to Talwood State School to create a fabulous mosaic mural for the Centenary School Celebrations.  Lots of photos are on my OzMosaics Facebook Page and works in progress.  A tall mosaic pedestal was also completed.  The mural was made by mosaic artist Sandy Robertson, with the assistance of mosaic artist Maureen Randolph, teachers, school students, past school students, visitors, community and friends.  It was wonderful getting to know Talwood, it's history, family, farms, businesses and of course the school students and teachers.  We worked very hard, day and night over 2 weeks to complete the detailed project.  The design was put together by Sandy with input from the School P & C of images special to Talwood.  Features such as the tall water tower, historic rail station, old school house, school kids in uniform, tree of knowledge, school name, logo, farming of cattle, sheep, cotton, wheat... the silos, every changing colours of the fields, wide expanses of blue skies, the river and much more.  The school students were so eager and worked very hard learning to shape, nip, glue, grout and work out colours and mosaic design.  It's was a fantastic experience for all.  Thanks so much to everyone who made our stay in the old Headmasters house so happy and pleasant.  So many people helped out in so many mosaic ways.  Check out Talwood State School on Facebook for lots of photos of the huge Centenary celebrations!

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2017:  CHECK OUT THE AWESOME MOSAIC JUICED TV MURAL video!

A fabulous mosaic mural featuring the Juiced TV logo, made in 2017 by kids, friends and families at the Queensland Children's Hospital. Sandy Robertson and mosaic friends worked at the hospital with the children, staff and families to make the mural on a large piece of cement-based sheeting. The mural was pre-sealed with Laticrete Hydroban (available from OzMosaics Studio and Online Web Store).  Tesserae (mosaic materials), grout and adhesives were donated by OzMosaics.  The kids were so creative and Juiced Tv crew are awesome!

 2018:  The Mosaic Mural is installed in the new Juiced TV Boardroom!

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2018 MAANZ   MOSAIC ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND

In my current role as Queensland State Rep for MAANZ, I organised a MAANZ Queensland Mosaic Exhibition at Percolator Gallery, Paddington Brisbane Queensland. A wonderful support group ably assisted me to plan, prepare, curate and host a fabulous mosaic art exhibtion with 54 mosaics beautifully showcased at the Percolator Gallery.  Thanks to everyone who worked very hard behind the mosaic scenes!
If you would like to join MAANZ visit this link www.maanz.org for information on membership, events, symposiums, exhibitions and Australian mosaic artists or contact me Sandy Robertson, Qld MAANZ State Rep via the MAANZ website.

The mosaics shown below were my entries in the MAANZ Qld Exhibition, titled "A walk in the Park" and "Made to Last". 
"Made to Last" was awarded a Highly Commended certificate.  The tesserae was honed out of old concrete roof tiles, using an Italian Hammer and Hardie (available for purchase at OzMosaics Studio or shop online in our Mosaic Online Store.

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 "Made to Last" (c) Sandy Robertson Studio OzMosaics 2018

   

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    "A Walk in the Park" (c) Sandy Robertson Studio OzMosaics 2018

  

 2016: Meandarra State School Centenary Mosaic Mural Project
An amazing mosaic effort by Sandy Robertson & Dave Robertson working with the school students, teachers, community, families and friends.  

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2016:  A mosaic mural project  was completed and installed in 2016 at the University of Queensland, Water Engineering.

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Mosaic workshops and classes at Studio OzMosaics continue to be busy and filled with budding mosaic artists and mosaic artists wishing to update their mosaic skills, Sandy Style!  Book a mosaic workshop and enjoy a fun, informative and creative mosaic experience at Studio OzMosaics, Coorparoo, Brisbane Queensland Australia.

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A fun-filled, mosaic weekend was enjoyed by all students.
Glorious Brisbane May weather found us all making 3-D Floral Mosaics;  beautiful mosaic projects with so much mosaic information from mosaic teacher, Sandy Robertson. 

 Mosaic workshops have run continually at Studio OzMosaics and thanks to all students who have started their  mosaic journey with Sandy!

Workshops have been booked out and very busy!  Thanks to all our students who travel from near and far to attend mosaic classes and workshops with mosaic artist Sandy Robertson.

Dave Robertson has been busy all year filling orders in the online mosaics webshop and studio store.  Thanks to all our students, clients and customers for your continued support and patronage of OzMosaics mosaic studio.

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2014:  Mosaic Icon - Installed at Marian Valley, Canungra in 2014:

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"The Everybody Seat" at Karalee State School:

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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! 

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