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Featured Exhibitions


  • MBABANE 2016
    AFRICAVIEW
  • PORT MORESBY 2016
    EAST ASIA + PACIFICVIEW
  • MUSCAT 2016
    NEAR EASTVIEW
  • NICOSIA 2016
    EUROPE + EURASIAVIEW
  • PANAMA 2016
    WESTERN HEMISPHEREVIEW
  • KATHMANDU 2015
    SOUTH + CENTRAL ASIAVIEW




Featured Artists


  • 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...




Media
Press Releases: Deputy Secretary Blinken To Award the 2017 U.S. Department of State International Medal of Arts Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken will present contemporary artists Nick Cave, Jenny Holzer, Wolf Kahn, Imran Qureshi, Pat Steir, and Rachel Whiteread with the U.S. Department of State International Medal of Arts at the biennial ceremony at 4:00 p.m. on January 12th at the Harry S. Truman building in Washington, D.C. These artists have demonstrated an enduring commitment to the Art in Embassies mission of cultural diplomacy through the visual arts and international cultural exchange, furthering America’s cultural legacy and defining a generation through their artistic excellence. Art - read more>
January 10, 2017

The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, in Washington, DC, announced an innovative new venture with the US Department of State’s office of Art in Embassies, which promotes public diplomacy through the visual arts.

The new collaboration will allow for both institutions to arrange international exhibitions, extended loans, artist residencies and programming. “Throughout the past 50 years, Art in Embassies has played a critical role in encouraging international cultural exchange, creating lasting connections through a shared passion in the visual arts,” said Hirshhorn director Melissa Chiu. “As a public institution with a global audience, we are excited by the opportunity to join forces as we - read more>

December 22, 2016

Office of Art in Embassies Announces the U.S. Department of State International Medal of Arts Award Recipients - The U.S. Department of State will honor contemporary artists Nick Cave, Jenny Holzer, Wolf Kahn, Imran Qureshi, Pat Steir, and Rachel Whiteread with the International Medal of Arts at the biennial ceremony on January 12 in Washington, D.C.

The International Medal of Arts is awarded to artists who demonstrate an enduring commitment to the Art in Embassies mission of cultural diplomacy through the visual arts and international cultural exchange. Recipients have helped define America’s cultural legacy through their artistic excellence and diplomatic contributions. Their artwork serves - read more>

December 19, 2016



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