New Web Site for Veteran Art and Writing

March 10, 2014

Matthew Bellantoni, a senior at Parsons the New School for Design , is in the beginning stages of building a website to help veteran writers and artists.  The idea is to "create an online platform for veterans to…

Read More »

Michael Sporn, 1946-2014

January 28, 2014

Michael Sporn , an award-winning animation artist best known for his film adaptations of  children’s books such “Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile” and “Goodnight Moon, ”  died at age 67 on January 19 in New York City…

Read More »

Veteran-Related Art in Park City, Utah

October 23, 2013

The Kimball Art Center  in Park City, Utah, has two current exhibits---the Veterans’ Art Show and “Soldier Boy, Soldier Girl”---that recognize America’s veterans, past and present. The Veterans’ Art Show, a co-production of  the National Ability…

Read More »

Veteran Artist Program in NYC

October 15, 2013

The organization Warrior Gateway  is hosting an event called the Veteran Artist Program Arts & Service Celebration  November 2-11 in New York City. The two-pronged event brings veterans interested in the arts to New York…

Read More »

'Reflections' Mural in Ohio

July 19, 2013

  Michael Sekletar, an Ohio artist, is about to finish his second veteran's mural in Amherst, Ohio, west of Cleveland. His first was a depiction of the famed Joe Rosenthal flag raising at Iwo Jima…

Read More »

John Phelps Sculpture To Be Dedicated at Camp Lejeune

March 4, 2013

A new monument (above) honoring all of those service personnel who have given their lives or have been wounded in action will be dedicated on March 8 at the  front entrance of the Warrior Hope…

Read More »

Former Nurse Helen White's Vietnam War-Influenced Paintings

January 14, 2013

    An excellent profile of the artist Helen White  ran recently in the Nevada (Missouri) Daily Mail . The article talks about White's work and how it was influenced by her service as a…

Read More »

Veteran Portrait Art Exhibit at the VA Museum in NYC

December 3, 2012

A dozen large oil portraits of veterans are now on view at the VA's New York City Museum, located on the second floor of the VA Regional office in Manhattan. The paintings, the work of…

Read More »

Danh Vo Wins Prestigious Art Award

November 2, 2012

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation announced on November 1 that Danh Võ---a Conceptual artist who fled his native Vietnam with his family in 1979 and settled in Denmark when he was four years old---has been awarded…

Read More »

Binh Dinh's Vietnam War-Influenced Innovative Photography

June 6, 2012

  "Lens" is the name of a New York Times blog that features photography, video, and "visual journalism." One of the current entrie s on the blog looks at the unique and innovative photographic images…

Read More »