An interview with Ambassador Michèle Taylor, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Human Rights Council, speaking about her Art in Embassies exhibition, the Democracy Collection and the power of art and diversity.
The United States (US) Embassy in Brunei Darussalam hosted an Art in Embassies (AIE) Exhibition at the US ambassador’s residence in Jalan Tungku recently. The exhibition, themed ‘Oceans and Coastlines We Share’, featured American contemporary art and highlighted the ocean’s role in culture and sustainability.
Art in Embassies Announces Creative Growth Collection - Art in Embassies announces the establishment of the Creative Growth Collection, comprised of 89 artworks created by artists from the Creative Growth Art Center, all of whom have developmental disabilities.
Art in Embassies Announces Clarice Smith Collection - The first collection, The Clarice Smith Collection, comprises 72 artworks by Washington, D.C.-based artist Clarice Smith. These pieces encompass portraits, landscapes, and still-lifes rendered in oil, pastel, and watercolor. They will immediately become available for exhibit in U.S. embassies and Ambassadors’ residences under long-term loan agreements.
Connections between the natural environment of our country and the North American infrastructure are those established in the new building complex of the United States embassy in Paraguay, soon to be inaugurated. The complex brings together elements of nature, culture and art from our countries.