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  • VIENNA 2015
    EUROPE + EURASIAVIEW
  • RABAT EMBASSY 2015
    NEAR EASTVIEW
  • BOGOTA 2014
    WESTERN HEMISPHEREVIEW
  • DJIBOUTI 2014
    AFRICAVIEW
  • ASTANA 2015
    SOUTH + CENTRAL ASIAVIEW
  • DILI 2015
    EAST ASIA + PACIFICVIEW




Featured Artists


  • Trenton HancockTrenton HancockVIEW

    Trenton Doyle Hancock was born in 1974 in Oklahoma City, OK. Raised in Paris, Texas, Hancock earned his BFA from Texas A&M University, Commerce and his MFA from the Tyler School of Art at Temple University, Philadelphia. Hancock’s prints, drawings, and collaged felt paintings work together to tell t...
  • Marguerite RobichauxMarguerite RobichauxVIEW

    As urban sprawl and commercial and industrial development claim more and more of our land, it is important for me to celebrate the beauty and dignity of our natural world. I live in the backcountry, travel to remote destinations, and seek out unspoiled places. These landscapes figure prominently in ...
  • Rick BartowRick BartowVIEW

    A wide range of cultural experiences inspire Rick Bartow's drawings, paintings, sculpture, and prints. Native American transformation myths are the heart of much of his work. Bartow lives and works on the Oregon coast, where he observes hawk, raven and eagle—the subjects that populate his artwork. R...
  • Barbara OrnelasBarbara OrnelasVIEW

    "It's like sitting inside a puzzle. The rug is symmetrical both horizontally and vertically. A rug is like a kaleidoscope, you only need to design one quarter of the rug, and then duplicate that pattern. As you go up the pattern on the right quarter is the same as the one on the left. When you get t...




Media

Art in Embassies and U.S. Embassy Ottawa Partner with National Gallery of Canada on Contemporary Conversations Event Featuring Artist Nick Cave - The Department of State’s Office of Art in Embassies (AIE) and U.S. Embassy Ottawa are pleased to announce the next event in the Contemporary Conversations series of public lectures by renowned American artists at the National Gallery of Canada (NGC), in conjunction with the exhibition of their work at the Residence of the U.S. Ambassador to Canada, the Honorable Bruce A. Heyman. The next event on May 28, 2015 will feature artist Nick Cave in conversation with NGC Associate Curator of Contemporary Art Jonathan Shaughnessy, with opening remarks by AIE - read more>

May 22, 2015

Diplomatic Dash W Magazine

Ambassador James Costos and his partner, White House decorator Michael Smith, are zhushing up the U.S. Embassy in Madrid with visionary art -
The decorator Michael Smith is an excitable kind of guy, and as he walks around the residence at the U.S. Embassy in Madrid pointing out some of the artworks and objects he’s installed here since moving in two years ago with his partner, Ambassador James Costos, he finds no shortage of opportunities to use the word “amazing.” In the entrance hall are Roy Lichtenstein’s Mirror (1970) and Robert Rauschenberg’s Bilbao Scraps (1997), both on loan through the Department of State’s Art in Embassies program... - Full story at W Magazine -

April 27, 2015

Art in Embassies in Ottawa: The Ties that Bind. When Vicki Heyman and her husband, U.S. Ambassador to Canada Bruce Heyman, want to get away for a few days, they head to Montreal to shop, eat and relax.

“We’ve gone on our own, taken our friends and have been in Montreal on business. I just love it,” says Heyman, who has visited six times touring numerous museums, the Cirque du Soleil headquarters, and has enjoyed smoked meat sandwiches at Dunn’s and Schwartz’s.

On a recent weekend with a rare day off, Heyman says she and her husband piled into a car with “bed head and all” to play tourist in town.

With a ready smile and plenty of pluck, she is determined to squeeze the most out of each day of their - read more>

April 20, 2015



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