Mosaic Sphere Studio
About Yulia Hanansen
Selected Solo Shows
November 2017-January 2018
"Mosaic Works by Yulia Hanansen", featured artist at Andamento Gallery, Baltimore, MD.
March 28-April 12, 2015
"Galaxy Garden: The Best of Two Worlds", Rawlings Conservatory and Botanic Gardens, Baltimore, MD.
June 8-July 9, 2012
"Cosmic Powers Earthly Flowers", Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown, NY.
March 29-May 25, 2011
"Starscapes", CMS Gallery, Chicago Mosaic School, Chicago, IL.
Nov 11-Dec 23 2005
"Impact: Crater Lakes, Imaginary and Real". Mosaic Sphere Studio, Ann Arbor, MI.
"Future Myths of Space". Exhibition presented by Ann Arbor Art Center. Expresso Royale Cafe-Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI.
“Stepping Into Space”. Michigan Guild Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI.
“Terminal”. LeRoy Neiman Center for Print Studies Gallery. Columbia University, New York, NY.
“Oasis”. W.Robbins Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
“Cousin Colors”. Cooper Union, New York, NY.
“Evolution”. Cooper Union, New York, NY.
“Works”. State Architect Union Gallery, Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
First Solo Show. City Artist Building Gallery, Andizhan, Uzbekistan.
Selected Group Shows
Mosaic Arts International: Jurried art exhibition, Parthenon Building, Nasheville, TN. Showing "Genesis:First Light".
Mosaic Arts International 2019: Architectural & Site-Specific Mosaic exhibition, showcasing "Underwater Library" mosaic.
A Juror for the National Juried Art Show. Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown, NY.
”Ferment-Azione: Wine & Alchemy in Mosaic Art”, Museo Civico Dei TerritorioPalazzo Locatelli, Cormons, Italy. Showing "The Timeline of Wine" completed during residency at Clauiano Mosaics, Clauiano, Italy.
March 30-May 27, 2016
Mosaic Arts International, jurried art exhibition, Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, PA. Showing "Forest Fire: A Walk in The Woods".
"Shattering Expectations", an invitational exhibition of contemporary mosaic art, Philadelphia Magic Garden. Showcasing "Jupiter:Great Red Spot", "Landfall", amongst other works.
"Signatures", a 15-artist invitational exhibition of contemporary mosaic art, Highfield Hall, Falmouth, MA.
Mosaic Arts International, Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA. Showing "Landfal" mosaic.
"TransPosition", a group show of contemporary and experimental mosaic arts, Seattle, WA. Showing "Displaced Hurricane" mosaic.
Showing "Fabric of the Universe", Towson University faculty show, Towson, MD
July 12-Aug 27 2012
"Terra Incognita", a 5-person group exhibition, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, PA.Showing "Starscapes" series.
Mosaic Arts International, Mexican American Cultural Center, Austin, TX. Best in Show winner for "Jupiter:Great Red Spot" mosaic.
"Art in Pieces", Mystic Art Center, Mystic, CT.
"New Work", Towson University faculty show, Towson, MD.
Mosaic Arts Group Show, Smith Museum of Stained Glass, Chicago, IL.
Mosaics on Cape Cod, International mosaic exhibition
"Flights of Fancy", Ciel Gallery, Charlotte, NC.
Mosaic Arts International, Smith Museum of Stained Glass, Chicago, IL.
December 2009-February 2010
Second Annual National Arts Program exhibition, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.
“Every Bit of Sole” group mosaic exhibition, Holland Area Arts Council, Holland, MI.
“Reconnecting 2009” at Work Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI. "Moebius Drive" wins Viewers' Choice Award.
"Cutting Edges: Contemporary Mosaic Art", international fine arts festival and the largest mosaic arts show in US, Lake Oswego Center for the Arts, Lake Oswego, OR.
“Imaging Universe” Slusser Gallery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
“Inspired by...” Du Pont Gallery, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA.
“Little Bits of Sole", University of Michigan Taubman Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI.
July 18-August 8 2008
“Reconnecting 2008: 2nd Annual Alumni Show” Slusser Gallery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
“Mosaic Arts International” juried mosaic exhibition, Miami, FL.
“Mosaic Train” permanent group installation of mosaic works. Children's hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI.
“Mosaic Arts International” juried mosaic exhibition, Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, AZ.
“MAPEI International” work was selected for MAPEI's 70th anniversary celebration. Show traveled to Las vegas, NV, Chicago, IL, and is on permanent display at MAPEI's headquarters in Milan, Italy.
“Mardi Gras” Michigan mosaic artist group exhibition, Grand Rapids, MI.
“Mosaics: Moments Captured in Glass ” mosaic exhibition at Ann Arbor Public Library, Ann Arbor, MI.
“Beneath the Surface” juried mosaic exhibition, part of SAMA conference. High Risk Gallery, Chicago, IL.
“Mosaics” show. Pfizer Company, Ann Arbor, MI.
“Opus Veritas. Fragments of Truth”. Museo Italico, San Francisco, CA.
“Print” show. Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI. Best of Show award.
“Print” show. Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI.
Universal Warning Sign Design for Yucca Mountain nuclear waste storage facility. Barrick Museum, UNLV, Las Vegas, NV.
Fine Arts Group Show. Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI.
MFA Thesis Show at Spice Factory Gallery, New York, NY.
“Objects of Desire”. LeRoy Neiman Center for Print Studies Gallery, New York, NY.
“Beyond the Surface”. Paint Creek Art Center, Rochester, MI.
Group Show, Jadeite Galleries, New York, NY.
“PROGRESS”. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
Work is featured at Nassau County Museum bookstore, NY.
Group Women Show, Russian Museum, Jersey City, NJ.
April 1995 & 1991
National Arts Club, New York, NY.
Awards and Grants
First Place in Mosaic category
Delphi Stained Glass, on-line juried show, April 2017. Lansing, MI.
Best of Show Award
For "Jupiter: Great Red Spot" mosaic. Mosaic Arts International 2011 exhibition. Austin, TX.
Golden Paint Brush Award
For "Great Lakes Ecosystem" mural. Award is given for an outstanding public artwork in the city of Ann Arbor, MI. c.2009.
People's Choice Award
For "Moebius Drive" mosaic. Award is given for an outstanding artwork in the University of Michigan Alumni Show, Ann Arbor, MI. c.2009.
Ann Arbor Public Schools grant
to create "Habits of Mind" 16-panel installation, using help of Scarlett Middle School students, Ann Arbor, MI, 2007.
Teacher of the Year Award, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI, 2003.
Best of Show Award “Print” show. Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor, MI. c.2002.
Honorable Mention, Universal Warning Sign Design for Yucca Mountain nuclear waste storage facility. Las Vegas, NV. c.2002.
LeRoy Neiman Fellow
LeRoy Neiman Center for Print Studies, Columbia University, New York, NY. c.1998-2000.
Presidential Purchase Award.
Kingsborough, CUNY, New York, NY. c.1992
Publications, Books, and Articles
“Mosaique” magazine, France.Winter 2016 issue, 2012 issue.
"Peony Impromptu" mosaic is featured in "Architectural Digest", Legend/Teigen residency article, February 2015.
"Mosaique" Magazine, summer 2014 issue, an article about "Shattering Expectations" show.
"Groutline", "Layered Technique" article.
"Mosaic Art Now", an article in the international mosaic art magazine, 2013.
"Mosaic Art Now", an article in the international mosaic art magazine, 2012.
"Breakout! Your Pathway to Success", book by Britt Hammer Dijcks, a chapter on Yulia Hanansen's work, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2010.
"Mosaic Art Now", an article in the international mosaic art magazine, 2010.
"Mosaic Art 2007", international CD portfolio of mosaic art, 2008.
"Yulia Hanansen", front cover and an article in a "Groutline" newsletter of the Society of American Mosaic Artists, summer 2008, V9 #3.
"An Inspiration to All", "Stained Glass News", by Julie Bishop Day, 2008.
"Inspired by... Contemporary Mosaics and the Historical Tradition", University of Mary Washington press, 2008.
"Mosaic: Finding Your Voice" book, by Britt Hammer Dijcks, 2008.
"Stunning New Art at the Gardens", Matthaei Botanical Gardens publication, University of Michigan, summer 2008.
"Best of Mosaic Art" magazine, 2008.
"The Medina Sun", January 10, 2008 issue.
"Artistry at Medina Library", "Acron Beacon Journal", Dec 2007.
"Include Mosaic Artist.." Ann Arbor News, Dec. 2007.
"Mosaic Art 2006", international CD portfolio of mosaic art, 2007.
"Ann Arbor Observer", June, 2006.
"Mosaic Art 2005", international CD portfolio of mosaic art, 2006.
"SAMA Artists Collaborate" Groutline Magazine, V6 Issue 2, Spring 2005.
"Grand Rapids Press" "Mosaic Wall Honors Donors, Religions", January issue, 2005.
Mosaic Mercantile Online Gallery, 9/2003-Present.
"Ann Arbor News", "Color Her Delighted, 5/30/2003.
"Ann Arbor Observer", "Mosaic Sphere Opens on Ashley", May issue, 2003.
SAMA (Society of American Mosaic Artists" website Gallery.
"K Code Magazine", Italy, Dec. 2002
“Las Vegas Weekly”, “It’s About Time”, 6/6/2002.
“Ann Arbor News”, 4/6/2002, “Printmaking display both wild, colorful”.
“Photographer’s Forum” “Annual Student Photography Book”. c.1998
Membership and Organizations
SAMA (Society of American Mosaic Artists), professional member, educational committee member.
CMA (Contemporary Mosaic Art), member.
Mosaic Artists of Michigan (past member).
Columbia University Alumni Association, member.
University of Michigan Alumni Association, member.
Cooper Union Alumni Association, member.
Mural and Installation Projects
“Underwater Library” mural, Elkridge Library, Howard County Library System, MD.
“Epic” mural, private residence, Baltimore, MD.
"We Remember" mosaic mural at Elesavetgrad Cemetery,Washington, DC.
“Great Lakes Ecosystem” 8-panel mosaic mural designed for University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens. Made possible with the help of volunteers. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
“Chippewa Creek ” 116 sq ft (8'x14.5', 2.44m x 4.42m) stained glass tile mural, Medina District Public Library, Medina, Ohio.
“Terminal” gallery installation. LeRoy Neiman Center for Print Studies, New York, NY.
Comic Opera Guild, Ann Arbor, MI. Stage designer for "Orpheus in the Underworld" 1998 season production.
“Oasis” print work installation, W.Robbins Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
“Forest”, mural in Gail Buckland Residence, Westfield, NJ.
“Carousel” children’s boutique store. Austin St, Queens, NY. Mural.
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