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  • Ruth GowellRuth GowellVIEW

    Ruth Gowell has been weaving since her apprenticeship in Denmark in 1970. In 1978 she began exploring the possibilities of warp face weave with very fine rayon - an exploration that continues to this day. She works both in small scale (10" x 10") and on larger weavings. The small scale weavings are ...
  • Michael SchultheisMichael SchultheisVIEW

    "As humans, we have a fascinating capacity to visualize mathematics. Our analytical concepts can be visualized, written down in notation, and then shared as a logical and visual language for others. These creative issues from our minds are analytical expressions, and the visual process of rendering ...
  • Mark Di SuveroMark Di SuveroVIEW

    Internationally renowned sculptor Mark di Suvero was born in Shanghai, China, in 1933. He immigrated to the United States in 1941 and received a BA in Philosophy from the University of California, Berkeley. Di Suvero began showing his sculpture in the late 1950's and is one of the most important Ame...
  • Nanette CarterNanette CarterVIEW

    Renowned for her oil on Mylar technique, Nanette Carter is referred to by many as a visual storyteller. Born in Columbus, Ohio, Nanette Carter graduated from Oberlin College in 1976 and went on to earn her MFA from Pratt Institute of Art in Brooklyn, New York. She continues to live and work in New Y...


The Department of State’s Office of Art in Embassies (AIE) is pleased to announce its partnership with distinguished American artist Jenny Holzer on a collaborative sculptural project to be featured at the new U.S. Embassy in London, scheduled to open in 2017.

Holzer and Art in Embassies are currently seeking text to be included in a permanent work of art pertaining to British-American relations or statecraft. Selected texts will be published online, as well as engraved directly onto stone walls of the new Embassy complex.

AIE will accept submissions online through December 31, 2014 at the following address: http://art.state.gov/callout.aspx. Poetry, lyrics, exclamations, meditations, and quotations - read more>

December 15, 2014

American Artist Lecture Series welcomes Julie Mehretu - The Department of State’s office of Art in Embassies (AIE), US Department of State and Tate Modern are delighted to invite you to the fifth American Artist Lecture by Julie Mehretu.

The Department of State’s office of Art in Embassies is pleased to announce the fifth iteration of the AIE American Artist Lecture Series, on September 22 at Tate Modern, London. In celebration of AIE’s 50th anniversary and in collaboration with US Embassy London and Tate, the three-year-long program features a total of six noted American artists. Julie Mehretu is an artist whose paintings have been described by curator Douglas Fogle as ‘perfect metaphors for - read more>

September 22, 2014

A New Monrovian Story - Story is a three-part artwork created by Workingman Collective members Tom Ashcraft and Peter Winant over the course of two years. At its core, the commission considers the relationship of play, learning and building community across generations, linking the United States Embassy and the greater Liberian Community

In May of 2014, Ashcraft and Winant traveled to Monrovia to install the sculptural part of the commission on the U.S. Embassy grounds. Four cast bronze, oversized school desk chairs populated by the national bird, the Pepper bird, evoke the folktale icon, who according to legend, shrieks each dawn until Father Night releases the people sleeping peacefully under - read more>

September 10, 2014

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