Ciel Gallery's upcoming Contemporary Mosaic Art 2009 exhibition is set to open on Sept. 4, with a reception from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. The exhibition is juried by mosaic master Giulio Menossi of Udine, Italy, and it features some impressive mosaic works by artists from 18 states in the U.S., as well as others from countries like Italy, Serbia, Monaco, Wales, Canada and Ireland. Exhibition continues through Oct. 23. For more information or to register for the workshop, visit www.cielcharlotte.com. Ciel Gallery, 1519 Camden Rd. 704-577-1254.