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  • Rebecca AllanRebecca AllanVIEW

    "Painting is one of the most demanding, sacred, and worthy forms of work that I can imagine doing. This endeavor arises from my desire to contemplate the history of art, to study the nature of the observed world, to understand the character of a landscape, and then to turn everything on its head and...
  • Sangram MajumdarSangram MajumdarVIEW

    Born in Calcutta India, Sangram Majumdar moved to the US at a young age. Following his high school education, he applied to two art schools at a whim at the last possible moment, and decided to pursue art seriously, and leave his other interests of computers, and writing temporarily. He thus mov...
  • Kyung-Min NamKyung-Min NamVIEW

    Walking on the Mindscape - Paintings of Nam Kyung-Min Bae, Myung-Ji (Chief Curator, Koreana Museum of Art) Spaces of Symbolism and Allegory Nam Kyung-Min's inner landscapes show numerous repeated objects that trigger iconographical interpretation. The objects that appear in Nam's paintings a...
  • Juan ChavezJuan ChavezVIEW

    Juan Angel Chavez was born on September 25, 1971 in La Junta, Chihuahua, Mexico, where he lived until 1985. At the age of thirteen, he immigrated with his family to Chicago and, while in high school, attended The School of the Art Institute of Chicago's Early College Program. There he learned the fu...


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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