Visiting Artist 2010

Artists Lawrence and Mary Kinney hosted a visit  with  artists  from Mongolia as part of a program sponsored by the International Institute of Buffalo, of the United States Department of State. 

Lawrence Kinney with Ragchaa Uvgu
of Mongolia and his interpretor

The United States Department of State arranged for delegate  Ragchaa Uvgu a director of a Mongolian television station to visit with artist Lawrence Kinney and artist-writer Mary Ouimette-Kinney, as part of their International Visitor Leadership Program. The visit took place on July 3, 2010 at the Kinney's home studios.

An interpreter aided the  delegate, as he discussed art as a means of communication in the global community. Communication will continue between the Kinneys and Uvgu.