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  • 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...


“One day I’m going to wake up and say, ‘Where is the Calder?” - Jane D. Hartley, the United States ambassador to France, was joking about the monumental sculpture “Five Empties,” which is on loan from the Calder Foundation at her Paris residence.

Tucked away on one side of the Hôtel de Pontalba’s verdant garden, the steel standing mobile by Alexander Calder catches the visitor’s eye from the portico. Alexander S.C. Rower, Calder’s grandson, said that given the American artist’s time living and working in France, lending the sculpture to the United States Embassy in Paris was a “natural fit.”

Calder is just one of the superstar names in the lineup of works chosen for display during Ms. Hartley’s - read more>

October 6, 2016

On September 29, the Embassy of the United States in Ottawa and the U.S. Department of State's Office of Art in Embassies, in partnership with the National Gallery of Canada, will close the 2016 season of the Contemporary Conversations series with a presentation on the work of recently deceased American artist Anne Chu. Contemporary Conversations (#artconvoAIE), now in its second season, has invited important American artists to Ottawa for discussions on topics that transcend national borders, inspire critical thinking, and connect people across cultures.

Anne Chu, who died on July 25, had been scheduled to appear as the third and final artist of the 2016 series, which included conversations - read more>

September 20, 2016

American Ambassador exclusively for “Gloria” presents the art collection which she selected for her Zagreb residence together with State Department curators, but the most important advisor in forming the collection was her mom.

To all those who for the first time visit the residence of Julieta Valls Noyes, the U.S. Ambassador to Croatia, the hostess will with unhidden pleasure and pride first show a representative collection of paintings and photographs by thirteen contemporary American artists. She has decorated the walls of her residence, a beautiful house with a spectacular garden on Tuskanac, with the artwork of her choice, which will be on display for as long as she is the Ambassador to - read more>

August 15, 2016

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