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Award winning mosaic art and murals

Gary Drostle has been creating site specific award winning mosaic art, public art and murals for nearly thirty years. This growing experience, craft skill and professionalism has been recognised with many awards. Here is a list of the awards received for projects:


LPCH Lobby View

The National Terrazzo & Mosaic Association (USA)

PROJECT: Lucile Packard Children's Hospital 2019 Honor Award Winner.

Redwood Forest Trail Mosaic photo by Emily Hagopian Photography

The Hamilton Awards for Arts In Health

PROJECT: Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Joint winner for the Hospital program in the Arts Transforming Environments category.

Seashore mosaics at Lucile Packard Childrens Hospital

5th Annual FCI Awards

PROJECT: Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Mosaics Winner in the Commercial Tile and Stone installation category.


Central Line platform Paolozzi Mosaics

Worshipful Company of Tylers and Bricklayers Triennial Awards

PROJECT: Paolozzi Mosaics at Tottenham Court Road station, London, UK Award for Best wall and floor tiling category.

Inspired by Barcelona Mosaic Wall

RHS Chelsea Flower Show Gold Medal

PROJECT: Viking Barcelona Garden of Inspiration Artisan Garden featuring mosaic wall - Garden design by Sarah Eberle Mosaic design by Gary Drostle Gold Medal


Tottenham Court Road Mosaics

National Railways Heritage Craft Skills Award

PROJECT: Paolozzi Mosaics at Tottenham Court Road station, London, UK Award covering all mosaic restoration and replacement


Roman Garden Mosaic – Chester by Gary Drostle

Chester Civic Awards for Design and Conservation Award

PROJECT: Roman Garden Mosaics, Chester, UK Award Commended - Public Realm Refurbishment


Old soldier standing next to mosaic

Prix Picassiette - Recontres Internationales de Mosaîque, Chartres, France

Award for work: Shrapnel 1918, Gallery work Award 2nd Prize Public Vote

Electron flow

Mosaic Arts International, Houston, Contemporary Innovation Award

PROJECT: Electron Flow, Poplar, London, UK The Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, Texas, USA
Selected Architectural Juried Award for Innovation in Contemporary Mosaic


Entwined Histories mosaic sculpture view3

Mosaic Arts International, Tacoma, Best in Show Award

PROJECT: Entwined Histories, London, UK The Museum of Glass, Tacoma, Washington, USA Selected Architectural Juried Best in Show Award winner 2012


Chester Civic Trust New Years Honours 2012

PROJECT: The Brook Street Capers Mural, Chester, UK Commendation


View of River of Life Mosaic

TileLetter Awards - Commercial Mosaic Installation Award

PROJECT: The Iowa ‘River Of Life’ Mosaic The National Tile Contractors Association (of America), Las Vegas, AZ Winner of the Commercial Mosaic Award

Times hand sculpture

Chester Civic Trust New Years Honours 2011

PROJECT: Edgar’s Field Park improvements including the ‘Times hand forms our space’ mosaic sculpture, Chester, UK Award winner

Chester roman amphitheatre

Chester Civic Trust New Years Honours 2011

PROJECT: Chester Roman Amphitheatre improvements including the Roman Amphitheatre Mural Commended


De luci fish sculpture

Mosaic Arts International, Miami 2008, Best Architectural Mosaic

PROJECT: The Erith De Luci Fish Sculpture Mosaic Art Exhibition in Miami, USA run in conjunction with the SAMA mosaic con- ference Best Architectural Mosaic


Scent of a roman floor mosaic

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2007 - Silver Medal

PROJECT: Focal feature trompe L'oeil mosaic Medusa for 'Scent of a Roman' themed garden Awarded to Leeds Council Small Garden

Erith Fish Roundabout

The Rouse Kent Award for Public Art, Awards for Public art in Kent

PROJECT: The Erith De Luci Fish Sculpture
Joint Winner


Body and Spirit mosaic

The Building Better Healthcare Facilities Awards 2006 - Use of Art Category

PROJECT: 'Body & Spirit' Mandala Mosaic for lobby waiting area, The Bradbury Centre, Belfast. South & East Belfast HSS Trust Awarded - 'Best' scheme award of which the 'Body & Spirit' Mosaic was a part

The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship

Award for craft excellence and development Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (The Royal Warrant Holders) Craftsman Award.

Erith Thames Barge Mural

Charles Burr Award – Bexley Civic Society

PROJECT: Thames Barge Mural, Erith, Kent, UK London Borough of Bexley Commendation


Spelthorne Design Awards - Art in Development Section

PROJECT: Fountain Mosaic Spelthorne Borough Council Commendation


Peckham Pride Mosaic

London Tourism Awards - Local Tourist initiatives

PROJECT: Regeneration, Tom Phillips Mosaics Bellenden Renewal Project/ London Borough of Southwark Scheme award of which mosaics were a focal feature Award

Spelthorne Design Awards - Art in Architecture Section

PROJECT: Staines High Street Mosaics, UK Spelthorne Borough Council Award


International Mosaic of the Year - Yahoo MosaicArtistsOrg

PROJECT: Croydon Fishpond Mosaic Croydon Borough Council Voted by mosaic makers from around the world Mosaic of the year


Medieval Inn Keeper Mosaic

Local Government News 'Street Design Awards' - Pedestrian Environment Category

PROJECT: Gloucester Trade Trail Mosaics, Gloucester, UK Gloucester City Council Awarded for its contribution to street design and the exceptional quality of the art- works in Gloucester’ Pedestrian Priority Scheme.


Croydon Fishpond by Gary Drostle

Croydon Design Awards - Landscape Section

PROJECT: Fishpond Mosaic Croydon Borough Council Awarded for its contribution to design and environmental quality in the London Borough of Croydon


The Sutton & Cheam Society Design Award Scheme

PROJECT: Twin Town Murals for Sutton Court Road, Sutton, UK London Borough of Sutton Commendation

You can see the full list of Gary’s commissioned artworks on the Gary Drostle Commissions Catalogue page


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