Veteran Art Summit

The Emerging Veteran Artist Movement Assembled Creative Exhibitions of Performance, Sculpture and Images, on Display through the End of July in Chicago

Photo Essay By Fanny Garcia

These photos were taken at the National Veterans Art Museum (NVAM) Veteran Art Summit, held in Chicago May 3 - 5, 2019. As part of the inaugural NVAM Triennial, the Art Summit brought some 50 veteran artists from around the country together to share art, ideas, participate in hands-on workshops, and celebrate the growing community. This text was Edited by Kevin Basl.


Keep the Candles Lit


#KNOWYOURSMOKE - public memories, confessions, and admonitions

Christian Williams, a media and lifestyles coach, goes by CWill Inspire online. He creates inspirational long form videos and discussions on various digital platforms about branding and building self-confidence. With this exclusive lesson on self-transformation, Christian discusses one of the life shaping traumas he shared with neighbors in Mattapan.

No area of life is stupid to someone who takes it seriously. If you follow your affections, you will write well and will engage your readers.
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Audio Biographies

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JOURNALS OF FACT, FICTION AND FANTASY - racism is a state of mind

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Moving Texts, images and Audio

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