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Featured Exhibitions


  • MBABANE 2016
    AFRICAVIEW
  • PORT MORESBY 2016
    EAST ASIA + PACIFICVIEW
  • MUSCAT 2016
    NEAR EASTVIEW
  • NICOSIA 2016
    EUROPE + EURASIAVIEW
  • PANAMA 2016
    WESTERN HEMISPHEREVIEW
  • KATHMANDU 2015
    SOUTH + CENTRAL ASIAVIEW




Featured Artists


  • Deborah CorsiniDeborah CorsiniVIEW

    My art is woven. My exploration and passion for this medium has been a lifelong pursuit. I have experimented with a variety of weaving techniques from ikat (warp faced dyed yarns), rag rug weaving, tablet weaving, and surface design (woven shibori) but my primary body of work and art is with tapestr...
  • Halim AlkarimHalim AlkarimVIEW

    A native of Najaf, Iraq, Halim Al-Karim studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Baghdad and the Ritveld Academy in Amsterdam. He underwent a harrowing experience during the first Gulf War. Opposing Saddam’s regime and its compulsory military service he took to hiding in the desert, living for almos...
  • Jo Ann BiaginiJo Ann BiaginiVIEW

    My multilayered pieces have their beginnings in discarded books that reflect my interests in reading and the beauty of nature. I reconfigure book pages and play off their images and meanings using drawing, painting, image transfer, collage and sanding. As I work the surfaces using these additive and...
  • Richard YardeRichard YardeVIEW

    Richard Foster Yarde was born in the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston in 1939 to emigrant parents from Barbados, West Indies. He attended the Boston Public Schools and graduated from Boston University where he received both a BFA cum laude and an MFA degree. As a teacher, he has trained generations of...




Media

BRATTLEBORO — Vermont artist Wolf Kahn has reaped many awards in a life as colorful as his work, but the 89-year-old just traveled to Washington, D.C., to receive his first medal. “It’s big and heavy, with a blue ribbon you can put around your neck,” he says. “I thought I was getting the Medal of Freedom the president gave to the vice president.”

Although Kahn didn’t win the same accolade President Barack Obama surprised Joe Biden with on Thursday, the master of vibrant oil paint and pastels received a hefty honor the same day: the U.S. State Department’s International Medal of Arts.

Kahn, who divides his time between Brattleboro and New York City, was one of six artists recognized by the Art - read more>

January 17, 2017

Press Releases: Deputy Secretary Blinken To Award the 2017 U.S. Department of State International Medal of Arts Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken will present contemporary artists Nick Cave, Jenny Holzer, Wolf Kahn, Imran Qureshi, Pat Steir, and Rachel Whiteread with the U.S. Department of State International Medal of Arts at the biennial ceremony at 4:00 p.m. on January 12th at the Harry S. Truman building in Washington, D.C. These artists have demonstrated an enduring commitment to the Art in Embassies mission of cultural diplomacy through the visual arts and international cultural exchange, furthering America’s cultural legacy and defining a generation through their artistic excellence. Art - read more>
January 10, 2017

As part of a "Meet the Artists" panel, Nick Cave, Imran Qureshi, and Pat Stier will join art critic and journalist Deborah Solomon for an enlightening discussion on their commitment to cultural diplomacy through the visual arts and international cultural exchange.

Cave, Qureshi and Stier are three recipients of the 2017 International Medal of Arts, "awarded by the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Art in Embassies to artists whose work serves as a bridge with other nations, encourages discussions and expression of opinions, highlights the communal experiences of people from other countries, cultures, and backgrounds worldwide."

Join the event and join the discussion at the - read more>

January 8, 2017



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