Baghdad Journal: An Artist in Occupied Iraq

This book is an amazing portrayal of the daily struggle of the Iraq War, as seen by the Artist Steve Mumford. (2005) Purchase this book! An explosive conflict, as seen through the eyes of a war artist. Bagdad Journal is the outstanding culmination of four voyages to war-torn Iraq by artist Steve Mumford. In the long tradition of war artists, particularly Winslow Homer’s work for … Continue reading Baghdad Journal: An Artist in Occupied Iraq

VAP: Telling Project

The Veteran  Art Program had hosted the Telling Project in 2011 at Stephen Hall Theater in Baltimore, MD. The theatrical telling of their story was very moving. [pb_vidembed title=”” caption=”” url=”http://vimeo.com/36519294″ type=”vem” w=”620″ h=”385″] Since overseas operations commenced in 2001, the smallest number of American citizens who have ever served during wartime have conducted the 2 longest sustained conflicts in US history: 2.4 million full-time … Continue reading VAP: Telling Project

Online Exhibit: The NVAM honors Black History Month

Wow!  You have to check out this custom online gallery exhibit featuring these amazing Artists.  https://www.nvam.org/black-history-month/ Black Americans have served in every war in U.S. history – even before being fully recognized as citizens. This online exhibit includes some of the work by and thoughts from black artists that has been shown at the NVAM, and will hopefully provide insights into the experience of black … Continue reading Online Exhibit: The NVAM honors Black History Month

Combat Art by A. Michael Leahy

A. Michael Leahy (1933 – 2010) was a retired USMCR helicopter crew chief, pilot and combat artist.  He produced amazing combat scenes that mainly focused on the helicopters he loved, producing great tributes to medal of honor winners and other heros in the US Military. “Combat art is about people in war; the values and virtues that people believe are worth living and dying for. … Continue reading Combat Art by A. Michael Leahy

Vietnam Artwork by Norm Bergsma

Painting can be a healing process for a war veteran.  The art of Norm Bergsma is stunning and working on the many different emotions and memories experienced during that war.  To view more of his work and to order prints:  incountryart.com Norm is a native of the Pacific Northwest and currently resides in Burlington, Washington where he maintains a studio and his business headquarters. Norm … Continue reading Vietnam Artwork by Norm Bergsma

Video – Art with Angels – Wings Of Hope Documentary

“The Wings of Hope” painting current hanging at the Naval hospital at Camp Pendletion, CA inspires the men and woman on that base on a daily basis.  The impact of a piece of art can have on an individual can be truly moving with such an inspired piece of work. Internationally renowned Military Artist, Todd Krasovetz is the industry leader of military art and is … Continue reading Video – Art with Angels – Wings Of Hope Documentary