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  • Amy TouchetteAmy TouchetteVIEW

    Amy Touchette is a fine art photographer based in Brooklyn, New York. Her photographs explore social themes that focus on connections and aim to contribute to a historical documentation. Trained at the International Center of Photography, she began her artistic career as a writer and painter, earnin...
  • Glenn GoldbergGlenn GoldbergVIEW

    Glenn Goldberg was born in the Bronx, studied at the New York Studio School and received a MFA from Queens College. He was named the 1996 Heilman Artist and has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation. Goldberg creates luminous works made of delicate...
  • Marylou McDonaldMarylou McDonaldVIEW

    Marylou was born in Bangor, Maine where, as a child, she learned to sew, knit and crochet under the tutelage of two spinster Aunts. Moving to Laurel, Maryland in 1964, Marylou later took sewing classes and for a period of time made clothes for herself and family (husband Jim and three children) as w...
  • Glenn LigonGlenn LigonVIEW

    Glenn Ligon is an American conceptual artist whose work explores race, language, desire, and identity. He engages in intertextuality with other works from the visual arts, literature, and history, as well as his own life. In 1989, he mounted his first solo show, "How It Feels to Be Colored Me," i...

Talking cultural diplomacy with art - One night of art and ‘cultural diplomacy’ was held to complement a whole week of art as Dubai hosts its annual Art Dubai week. Titled ‘A Night of Art’, the event was held at the US Consulate-General in Bur Dubai on Wednesday night. The consulate opened its doors to display the permanent pieces of art adorning the interiors.

One of the dozens of artists on display was Professor of Photography at the American University in Dubai, Roberto Lopardo. His work ‘Mapping Dubai’, a time sequence that shows one photo taken per minute in a 24-hour cycle in Media City — an epic of 1440 photos — takes pride of place in the consulate’s waiting room.

Another notable work - read more>
March 22, 2014

Color and Motion Connections in Lesotho - Recently Art in Embassies sponsored artist Maya Freelon Asante on a cultural exchange artist workshop to Morija, a village in Lesotho. Here is a post from the Hub on her trip - On the 19th of December, 2013, Maya Freelon Asante – award winning artist and daughter of jazz musician Nnenna Freelon – held a one-of-a-kind art workshop in Morija, Lesotho. The workshop took place at Linotšing art studio, adjacent to Maeder House – one of the oldest recorded buildings in Lesotho – and involved 35 local youth between the ages of 4 -25.

Throughout the afternoon, young people were given the chance to discover and create with a range of materials. In the space of - read more>
January 6, 2014

U.S. Department of State's Office of Art in Embassies and U.S. Department of Defense "Serving Abroad...Through Their Eyes" Photography Exhibition to Open at Permanent Professors Art Gallery, U.S. Air Force Academy - The U.S. Department of State’s Office of Art in Embassies (AIE) is pleased to announce the “Serving Abroad…Through Their Eyes” photography exhibition to be on view in Fairchild Hall’s Permanent Professors Art Gallery at the U.S. Air Force Academy until January 24, 2014.

In recognition of AIE’s 50th anniversary, the U.S. Department of State collaborated with the U.S. Department of Defense on a photography project which features photographs taken by active military, Foreign - read more>
December 2, 2013

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