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  • Bamako 2015
  • KATHMANDU 2015

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  • Sonya ClarkSonya ClarkVIEW

    I was born in Washington, DC to a psychiatrist from Trinidad and a nurse from Jamaica. I gained an appreciation for craft and the value of the handmade primarily from my maternal grandmother who was a professional tailor. Many of my family members taught me the value of a well-told story and so it i...
  • Douglas YeeDouglas YeeVIEW

    ‘My paintings are layers of thoughts and emotions that tell a story of the continuum of painting and of the human experience in the twenty-first century.’ Douglas Yee is an American Artist/Painter who was educated in the Fine Arts, and in Architecture. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1987, ...
  • Rachel CollinsRachel CollinsVIEW

    Rachel Collins had the good fortune to grow up in a home where art mattered, as her mother taught oil painting, design and composition. She found her own vocation in the visual arts after a first profession in the field of libraries, archives, and museums, using those skills at the Baha’i World Ce...
  • Robert BaartRobert BaartVIEW

    “For as long as I can remember, I have been an observer of nature and the landscape. Although my work is not specific to any one place, it is a very personal expression of my relationship to the landscape and my concerns about the state of the earth's environment. Much on earth has been lost over ...


Nepali Times - Every piece tells a story and you can relate to it despite being a Nepali or an American. In the small hallway connecting two wings of US Ambassador Alaina B Teplitz’s living room in Kathmandu hangs Shannon Szczekot’s colour photograph of prayer flags hovering against a backdrop of a blue sky in Colorado. At first glance, visitors think it is a picture from Nepal, and it is this similarity that made Teplitz include the photograph among new works by American artists to adorn her residence in Kamaladi.

“Every piece tells a story and you can relate to it despite being a Nepali or an American,” Teplitz told Nepali Times during a gathering to introduce guests to artworks by 10 American - read more>

April 29, 2016

Montreal Gazette - 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 welcome internationally renowned American artist Theaster Gates on May 12th as the second speaker in the 2016 Contemporary Conversations series.

Contemporary Conversations (#artconvoAIE) invites iconic American artists to Ottawa for discussions on topics that transcend national borders, inspire critical thinking, and connect people across cultures. After Gates, the series will bring artist Anne Chu (September 29th) to the Gallery for the final 2016 Contemporary Conversation. Each artist's lecture is accompanied by - read more>

April 28, 2016

El Pais: Babelia - A Muse for two artists: Time. Photographer Catherine Opie and painter Philip Taaffe, whose pieces hang in the most prestigious U.S. institutions, talk about their way of working and about the role of art in society. Rut de las Heras Bretin - There is a slice of America in the heart of Madrid. It’s not a metaphor, it’s a fact, between Paseo de la Castellana and Serrano Street one can find the Embassy and the home of the U.S. Ambassador, James Costos. In the garden, a fountain by Cristina Iglesias, creator of the doors of the Prado Museum extension, leads to the entrance to an art gallery, the collection that Costos houses. Some 80 works by artists like Chuck Close, Antoni Tapies, - read more>

April 2, 2016

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