GoCM: The Gallery of Contemporary Mosaics, Chicago

GoCM: The Gallery of Contemporary Mosaics, Chicago GoCM: The Gallery of Contemporary Mosaics, Chicago is dedicated to exhibiting and promoting excellence in contemporary Mosaic Arts. The Gallery of Contemporary Mosaics (GoCM), Chicago, exhibits internationally renowned master, emerging and established contemporary mosaic artists.
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GoCM promotes artists who employ an exemplary conceptual and technical excellence through a multitude of approaches and materials. GoCM is the first venue in the US to bring this relatively unrecognized art form to new audiences with specific and carefully selected artists through exhibitions in our beautiful facility and beyond. GoCM is affiliated with The Chicago Mosaic School (CMS), the preemin

GoCM promotes artists who employ an exemplary conceptual and technical excellence through a multitude of approaches and materials. GoCM is the first venue in the US to bring this relatively unrecognized art form to new audiences with specific and carefully selected artists through exhibitions in our beautiful facility and beyond. GoCM is affiliated with The Chicago Mosaic School (CMS), the preemin

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09/01/2021
Today we share this wonderful mosaic from ‘Breaking Ground’ that mixes an array of materials. ‘Minister of High Kicks’By...
08/27/2021

Today we share this wonderful mosaic from ‘Breaking Ground’ that mixes an array of materials.

‘Minister of High Kicks’
By Pamela Irving
9 x 5 in
Mixed Media Mosaic
2019
Available for purchase. Please contact GoCM with inquiries.

▶️Watch the ‘Breaking Ground’ virtual gallery tour on our YouTube page! Find link in our bio.

1127 W Granville Ave. Chicago, IL.

Gallery hours:
Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm
Saturday-Sunday 11am-5pm
Monday- Closed
Face mask required for entry.

Today we share two mosaics from ‘Breaking Ground’ that feature surface treatment on reclaimed ceramic!‘Retro Squares’By ...
08/26/2021

Today we share two mosaics from ‘Breaking Ground’ that feature surface treatment on reclaimed ceramic!

‘Retro Squares’
By Rita Nabbe
14.5 x 13.5 in
Ceramic on Mesh
2021
Available for purchase. Please contact GoCM with inquiries.

▶️Watch the ‘Breaking Ground’ virtual gallery tour on our YouTube page! Find link in our bio.

1127 W Granville Ave. Chicago, IL.

Gallery hours:
Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm
Saturday-Sunday 11am-5pm
Monday- Closed
Face mask required for entry.

Today we share two mosaics from ‘Breaking Ground’ that feature surface treatment on reclaimed ceramic!‘I Fail To See The...
08/26/2021

Today we share two mosaics from ‘Breaking Ground’ that feature surface treatment on reclaimed ceramic!

‘I Fail To See The Connections’
By Kelley Knickerbocker
24 x 18 in
White Crockery, Paint
2021
Available for purchase. Please contact GoCM with inquiries.

▶️Watch the ‘Breaking Ground’ virtual gallery tour on our YouTube page! Find link in our bio.

1127 W Granville Ave. Chicago, IL.

Gallery hours:
Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm
Saturday-Sunday 11am-5pm
Monday- Closed
Face mask required for entry.

Call for artists!The pandemic has been a time of suffering loss and sadness yet also allowed for space to reflect, ponde...
08/24/2021

Call for artists!

The pandemic has been a time of suffering loss and sadness yet also allowed for space to reflect, ponder, dream and feel gratitude. Many artists retreated to safe spaces to practice social distancing and delve into creative projects and pursuits. The Gallery of Contemporary Mosaics (GoCM), Chicago is pleased to announce “Pandemic Portraiture” a juried and invitation exhibition will explore how artists working in mosaic and mixed media create art that immortalizes this unique moment in time.

Apply today at JuriedArtServices.com

Call for artists!

The pandemic has been a time of suffering loss and sadness yet also allowed for space to reflect, ponder, dream and feel gratitude. Many artists retreated to safe spaces to practice social distancing and delve into creative projects and pursuits. The Gallery of Contemporary Mosaics (GoCM), Chicago is pleased to announce “Pandemic Portraiture” a juried and invitation exhibition will explore how artists working in mosaic and mixed media create art that immortalizes this unique moment in time.

Apply today at JuriedArtServices.com

Call for Artists! The Gallery of Contemporary Mosaics (GoCM), Chicago is pleased to announce “Pandemic Portraiture” a ju...
08/23/2021

Call for Artists!

The Gallery of Contemporary Mosaics (GoCM), Chicago is pleased to announce “Pandemic Portraiture” a juried and invitation exhibition will explore how artists working in mosaic and mixed media create art that immortalizes this unique moment in time.

9 days left to apply!

Apply today at:
JuriedArtServices.com

Art by Karen Ami @karenamiart

Call for Artists!

The Gallery of Contemporary Mosaics (GoCM), Chicago is pleased to announce “Pandemic Portraiture” a juried and invitation exhibition will explore how artists working in mosaic and mixed media create art that immortalizes this unique moment in time.

9 days left to apply!

Apply today at:
JuriedArtServices.com

Art by Karen Ami @karenamiart

Today we share a mosaic from ‘Breaking Ground’ that features beautifully sculpted ceramic figures. ‘Alberich’s Curse: Da...
08/18/2021

Today we share a mosaic from ‘Breaking Ground’ that features beautifully sculpted ceramic figures.

‘Alberich’s Curse: Das Rheingold’
By Darlene Rzezotarski
13 x 13 in
Ceramic, Glass, Found Objects
2015
Available for purchase. Please contact GoCM with inquiries.

▶️Watch the ‘Breaking Ground’ virtual gallery tour on our YouTube page! Find link in our bio.

1127 W Granville Ave. Chicago, IL.

Gallery hours:
Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm
Saturday-Sunday 11am-5pm
Monday- Closed
Face mask required for entry.

Enjoy this quirky mosaic from ‘Breaking Ground’ that combines ceramic, wood, and other mixed materials. ‘Minister of Woo...
08/14/2021

Enjoy this quirky mosaic from ‘Breaking Ground’ that combines ceramic, wood, and other mixed materials.

‘Minister of Wooden Personalities’
By Pamela Irving
13 x 8 in
Mixed Media Mosaic
2019
Available for purchase. Please contact GoCM with inquiries.

▶️Watch the ‘Breaking Ground’ virtual gallery tour on our YouTube page! Find link in our bio.

1127 W Granville Ave. Chicago, IL.

Gallery hours:
Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm
Saturday-Sunday 11am-5pm
Monday- Closed
Face mask required for entry.

Today we share two examples of colorful mosaics currently exhibited in ‘Breaking Ground’. ‘Homage to Maisie’By Terry Cla...
08/12/2021

Today we share two examples of colorful mosaics currently exhibited in ‘Breaking Ground’.

‘Homage to Maisie’
By Terry Clarbour
13 x 15 in
China, Smalti
2021
Available for purchase. Please contact GoCM with inquiries.

▶️Watch the ‘Breaking Ground’ virtual gallery tour on our YouTube page! Find link in our bio.

Gallery hours:
Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm
Saturday-Sunday 11am-5pm
Monday- Closed
Face mask required for entry.

1127 W Granville Ave. Chicago, IL

Today we share two examples of colorful mosaics currently exhibited in ‘Breaking Ground’. ‘Leaves of Grass’By Cassie Doy...
08/12/2021

Today we share two examples of colorful mosaics currently exhibited in ‘Breaking Ground’.

‘Leaves of Grass’
By Cassie Doyon
29 x 23 in
Ceramic, Glass, Smalti
2021
Available for purchase. Please contact GoCM with inquiries.

▶️Watch the ‘Breaking Ground’ virtual gallery tour on our YouTube page! Find link in our bio.

Gallery hours:
Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm
Saturday-Sunday 11am-5pm
Monday- Closed
Face mask required for entry.

1127 W Granville Ave. Chicago, IL

Today we share this portrait set from ‘Breaking Ground’. A wonderful mix of ceramic elements with stone and smalti. Unti...
08/11/2021

Today we share this portrait set from ‘Breaking Ground’. A wonderful mix of ceramic elements with stone and smalti.

Untitled Portraits
By Sue Coombs
4x4 in each
Mixed Media Mosaic
2019
Available for purchase. Please contact GoCM with inquiries.

▶️Watch the ‘Breaking Ground’ virtual gallery tour on our YouTube page! Find link in our bio.

1127 W Granville Ave. Chicago, IL.

Gallery hours:
Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm
Saturday-Sunday 11am-5pm
Monday- Closed
Face mask required for entry.

Enjoy this amusing mosaic from ‘Breaking Ground’ that mixes many fun findings! ‘Minister of Dirty Spoons’By Pamela Irvin...
08/07/2021

Enjoy this amusing mosaic from ‘Breaking Ground’ that mixes many fun findings!

‘Minister of Dirty Spoons’
By Pamela Irving
17 x 8 in
Mixed Media Mosaic
2019
Available for purchase. Please contact GoCM with inquiries.

▶️Watch the ‘Breaking Ground’ virtual gallery tour on our YouTube page! Find link in our bio.

1127 W Granville Ave. Chicago, IL.

Gallery hours:
Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm
Saturday-Sunday 11am-5pm
Monday- Closed
Face mask required for entry.

Today we share this wonderful landscape that combines ceramic, stone, and glass. ‘In the Mountain’s Shadow’By Johannah W...
08/05/2021

Today we share this wonderful landscape that combines ceramic, stone, and glass.

‘In the Mountain’s Shadow’
By Johannah Willsey
15.5 x 12 in
Ceramic, Marble, Smalti, Glass
2019
Available for purchase. Please contact GoCM with inquiries.

▶️Watch the ‘Breaking Ground’ virtual gallery tour on our YouTube page! Find link in our bio.

1127 W Granville Ave. Chicago, IL.

Gallery hours:
Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm
Saturday-Sunday 11am-5pm
Monday- Closed
Face mask required for entry.

Beautiful texture is exhibited in this piece by combining ceramic and metal. ‘Evolution’By Roxanne Campeau24 x 12 inCera...
08/04/2021

Beautiful texture is exhibited in this piece by combining ceramic and metal.

‘Evolution’
By Roxanne Campeau
24 x 12 in
Ceramic, Found Objects
2019
Available for purchase. Please contact GoCM with inquiries.

▶️Watch the ‘Breaking Ground’ virtual gallery tour on our YouTube page! Find link in our bio.

1127 W Granville Ave. Chicago, IL.

Gallery hours:
Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm
Saturday-Sunday 11am-5pm
Monday- Closed
Face mask required for entry.

Ceramic elements and smalti are  embedded under slate to create fascinating dimensions invoking emergence in this piece....
07/31/2021

Ceramic elements and smalti are embedded under slate to create fascinating dimensions invoking emergence in this piece.

‘Emergence’
By David Chidgey
12.76 x 5.12 x 1.75 in
Ceramic, Smalti, Slate
2021
Available for purchase. Please contact GoCM with inquiries.

▶️Watch the ‘Breaking Ground’ virtual gallery tour on our YouTube page! Find link in our bio.

1127 W Granville Ave. Chicago, IL.

Gallery hours:
Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm
Saturday-Sunday 11am-5pm
Monday- Closed
Face mask required for entry.

This wonderful piece combines handmade ceramic tiles with smalti, stone, and aluminum. ‘A City in the Swamps, A Utopia’B...
07/31/2021

This wonderful piece combines handmade ceramic tiles with smalti, stone, and aluminum.

‘A City in the Swamps, A Utopia’
By Olena Kislykh
15.75 x 15.75 in
Ceramic, Smalti, Stone, Aluminum
2021
Available for purchase. Please contact GoCM with inquiries.

▶️Watch the ‘Breaking Ground’ virtual gallery tour on our YouTube page! Find link in our bio.

1127 W Granville Ave. Chicago, IL.

Gallery hours:
Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm
Saturday-Sunday 11am-5pm
Monday- Closed
Face mask required for entry.

The second picassiette mosaic from ‘Breaking Ground’ is this intriguing piece made with all reclaimed ceramic elements.‘...
07/30/2021

The second picassiette mosaic from ‘Breaking Ground’ is this intriguing piece made with all reclaimed ceramic elements.

‘Sleep On It’
By Melanie Berry
12 x 16 in
Ceramic
2021
Available for purchase. Please contact GoCM with inquiries.

▶️Watch the ‘Breaking Ground’ virtual gallery tour on our YouTube page! Find link in our bio.

Gallery hours:
Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm
Saturday-Sunday 11am-5pm
Monday- Closed
Face mask required for entry.

1127 W Granville Ave. Chicago, IL

Today we share two examples of picassiette mosaics currently exhibited in ‘Breaking Ground’. This charming piece is made...
07/30/2021

Today we share two examples of picassiette mosaics currently exhibited in ‘Breaking Ground’.

This charming piece is made with a combination of reclaimed ceramic elements, smalti, and glass.

‘Newt, The Aqua Cat’
By Sherry Mills Holt
12 x 12 in
Ceramic, Glass, Smalti
2020
Available for purchase. Please contact GoCM with inquiries.

▶️Watch the ‘Breaking Ground’ virtual gallery tour on our YouTube page! Find link in our bio.

Gallery hours:
Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm
Saturday-Sunday 11am-5pm
Monday- Closed
Face mask required for entry.

1127 W Granville Ave. Chicago, IL

⭐ Premiering this evening at 4pm Central Time.GoCM presents the virtual exhibition tour of Breaking Ground.We are excite...
07/29/2021
Breaking Ground Virtual Exhibition Presentation

⭐ Premiering this evening at 4pm Central Time.
GoCM presents the virtual exhibition tour of Breaking Ground.
We are excited to share this exhibition with everyone near and far. Enjoy the video tour!

If you are in the area please visit the gallery at 1127 W Granville Ave, Chicago, IL Tuesday - Friday 10am-4pm Saturday - Sunday 11am-5pm Mondays - Closed. Masks required for entry.

Friday, July 9th - Saturday, September 25th, 2021GoCM announces Breaking Ground: an exhibition of ceramic based mosaics. GoCM present an exhibition that show...

Today we share ‘Upon Your Walls, Jerusalem’ by Etty Hasak from ‘Breaking Ground’. This astounding piece is entirely made...
07/22/2021

Today we share ‘Upon Your Walls, Jerusalem’ by Etty Hasak from ‘Breaking Ground’.

This astounding piece is entirely made from handmade ceramic elements and tesserae with some smalti accents in between.

‘Upon Your Walls, Jerusalem’
By Etty Hasak
12 x 28 in
Ceramic, Smalti
2021
Available for purchase. Please contact GoCM with inquiries.

Gallery hours:
Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm
Saturday-Sunday 11am-5pm
Monday- Closed
Face mask required for entry.

1127 W Granville Ave

Stay tuned for more posts featuring artwork in the exhibition and a video tour of the show.

Today we share ‘Winter’s Underbelly’ by Deb Madsen from the current ‘Breaking Ground’ exhibition. This piece exemplifies...
07/21/2021

Today we share ‘Winter’s Underbelly’ by Deb Madsen from the current ‘Breaking Ground’ exhibition.

This piece exemplifies the combination of clay and mosaic. Skillfully placed slate tessera accentuates an organic ceramic element as the centerpiece.

‘Winter’s Underbelly’
By Deb Bell Madsen
12 x 7.75 in
Ceramic, Slate, Shale, Marble, Smalti
2019
Available for purchase. Please contact GoCM with inquiries.

Gallery hours:
Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm
Saturday-Sunday 11am-5pm
Monday- Closed
Face mask required for entry.

1127 W Granville Ave

Stay tuned for more posts featuring artwork in the exhibition and a video tour of the show.

GoCM presents Breaking Ground: an exhibition of ceramic based mosaics.   ‘Three Spheres No. 7’By Todd Campbell20 x 24 in...
07/16/2021

GoCM presents Breaking Ground: an exhibition of ceramic based mosaics.

‘Three Spheres No. 7’
By Todd Campbell
20 x 24 in
Ceramic, Metal, Smalti
2018
Available for purchase. Please contact GoCM with inquiries.

Gallery hours:
Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm
Saturday-Sunday 11am-5pm
Monday- Closed
Face mask required for entry.

1127 W Granville Ave

Stay tuned for more posts featuring artwork in the exhibition and a video tour of the show.

⭐️Open now in the Gallery of Contemporary Mosaics! ⭐️Breaking Ground: an exhibition of ceramic based mosaics. GoCM prese...
07/11/2021

⭐️Open now in the Gallery of Contemporary Mosaics! ⭐️

Breaking Ground: an exhibition of ceramic based mosaics.

GoCM presents an exhibition showcasing works that combine two ancient art forms- clay and mosaic. These mosaics include handmade clay elements, tiles, broken dishes, and china.
Each work explores the material and textural qualities of both mediums within a contemporary context.

Gallery open hours:
Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm
Saturday-Sunday 11am-5pm
Monday- Closed
Mask required.

Visit us at 1127 W Granville Ave
Chicago,IL

⭐️Open now in the Gallery of Contemporary Mosaics! ⭐️

Breaking Ground: an exhibition of ceramic based mosaics.

GoCM presents an exhibition showcasing works that combine two ancient art forms- clay and mosaic. These mosaics include handmade clay elements, tiles, broken dishes, and china.
Each work explores the material and textural qualities of both mediums within a contemporary context.

Gallery open hours:
Tuesday-Friday 10am-4pm
Saturday-Sunday 11am-5pm
Monday- Closed
Mask required.

Visit us at 1127 W Granville Ave
Chicago,IL

Damaged Series No. 9By Toyoharu Kii8 x 8 inMarble, Smalti, Gold2020$500Please contact GoCM with purchasing inquiries.  📖...
07/02/2021

Damaged Series No. 9
By Toyoharu Kii
8 x 8 in
Marble, Smalti, Gold
2020
$500
Please contact GoCM with purchasing inquiries.

📖The ‘Perspectives From Japan’ catalogue, with full images and details of each piece, is now available for purchase on ChicagoMosaicSchool.org!

▶️Watch the ‘Perspectives From Japan’ virtual gallery tour with artist interviews on our YouTube page! Find link in our bio.

In person gallery hours:
Mon-Fri 12pm-3pm
Sat-Sun 10am-3pm
Face mask required for entry.

Damaged Series No. 8By Toyoharu Kii8 x 8 inMarble, Smalti, Gold2020$500Please contact GoCM with purchasing inquiries.  📖...
06/30/2021

Damaged Series No. 8
By Toyoharu Kii
8 x 8 in
Marble, Smalti, Gold
2020
$500
Please contact GoCM with purchasing inquiries.

📖The ‘Perspectives From Japan’ catalogue, with full images and details of each piece, is now available for purchase on ChicagoMosaicSchool.org!

▶️Watch the ‘Perspectives From Japan’ virtual gallery tour with artist interviews on our YouTube page! Find link in our bio.

In person gallery hours:
Mon-Fri 12pm-3pm
Sat-Sun 10am-3pm
Face mask required for entry.

Damaged Series No. 7By Toyoharu Kii8 x 8 inMarble, Smalti, Gold2020Sold 📖The ‘Perspectives From Japan’ catalogue, with f...
06/28/2021

Damaged Series No. 7
By Toyoharu Kii
8 x 8 in
Marble, Smalti, Gold
2020
Sold

📖The ‘Perspectives From Japan’ catalogue, with full images and details of each piece, is now available for purchase on ChicagoMosaicSchool.org!

▶️Watch the ‘Perspectives From Japan’ virtual gallery tour with artist interviews on our YouTube page! Find link in our bio.

In person gallery hours:
Mon-Fri 12pm-3pm
Sat-Sun 10am-3pm
Face mask required for entry.

Damaged Series No. 6By Toyoharu Kii8 x 8 inMarble, Smalti, Gold2020$500Please contact GoCM with purchasing inquiries.  📖...
06/25/2021

Damaged Series No. 6
By Toyoharu Kii
8 x 8 in
Marble, Smalti, Gold
2020
$500
Please contact GoCM with purchasing inquiries.

📖The ‘Perspectives From Japan’ catalogue, with full images and details of each piece, is now available for purchase on ChicagoMosaicSchool.org!

▶️Watch the ‘Perspectives From Japan’ virtual gallery tour with artist interviews on our YouTube page! Find link in our bio.

In person gallery hours:
Mon-Fri 12pm-3pm
Sat-Sun 10am-3pm
Face mask required for entry.

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1127 W. Granville Ave
Chicago, IL
60660

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Tuesday 10am - 4pm
Wednesday 10am - 3pm
Thursday 10pm - 3pm
Friday 10pm - 3pm
Saturday 11am - 3pm
Sunday 11am - 5pm

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