In 2011 the U.S. State Department requested one of my paintings for inclusion to the "Art In Embassies" program (AIE). Patrick Moon, Ambassador to Bosnia-Herzegovina chose "Welcome to Minneapolis" for display at his embassy residence. I was greatly honored to participate in this program.
The painting was returned to the U.S. in 2013. Ambassador Moon is pictured above in front of the painting at the welcoming reception in Sarajevo, October 26, 2011.