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Center for Women Veterans (CWV)

 

2017 Women Veterans Art Exhibit

Women Veterans Art by Victoria Bryers

Learn more about the featured artists, sites, and partners who made this initiative possible on the dedicated Veteran Artist Program External link to a non-government website page, which includes videos of the artists talking about their work.  You may also view the Veteran Artist Program Album on flickr External link to a non-government website.

Where is the exhibit now?

October 2017

Blogs

Art Exhibit Travels to the Women’s Memorial in Arlington, Virginia – [07/25/2017] The 2017 Women Veterans Art Exhibit will make its next stop at the Women’s Memorial in Arlington, Virginia, Monday, Aug. 7 from 2 to 4 p.m.  Read more »

Louisiana Women's Health Clinic Displays Original Artwork by Army National Guard Soldier – [07/06/2017] The Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System (SLVHCS) is celebrating the gift of an original Heather Englehart painting that features service women.  Read more »

Women Veterans Art Exhibits Featured at 10 Starbucks Locations – [04/12/2017] Ten storyboards featuring images of their art, along with photos of the women in and out of uniform and brief biographies, are designed to raise awareness of the creativity, service and sacrifice of women Veterans, as well as their diverse backgrounds and experiences.  Read more »

[Podcast] #22 Debra Russell – Navy Veteran, Photographer – [03/17/2017] This week’s podcast features another participant in the 2017 Women Veterans Art Exhibit, Navy Veteran Debra Russell.  Read more »

Veteran Artists Work Highlighted at VA During Women’s History Month [03/13/2017] – In honor of Women’s History Month, VA’s Center for Women Veterans partnered with Veteran Artist Program (VAP) to display art by 10 women Veterans at 10 VA medical centers nationwide with support from Veterans Canteen Service and First Data.  Read more »

[Podcast] #21 Pamela Corwin – Army Veteran, Artist, Biologist [03/10/2017] – This week’s guest is Army Veteran Pamela Corwin.  Read more and listen to the Podcast »

Women Veterans Celebrate Women’s History Month Through Art [03/09/2017] – Laura Taylor is one of 10 artists who will share messages of hope, healing, and inclusion at VA medical centers across the country during March to mark Women’s History Month.  Read more »

Veteran Artist Shares Her Passion for Writing and Painting About Wildlife [03/01/2017] – The following is a story I wrote a few years ago from a perspective of how peaceful and therapeutic fishing can be.  Read more »

Center for Women Veterans Announces 10 Artists Whose Work will be On Display at VA Medical Centers Across the Country [02/07/2017] – I am thrilled to announce the 10 women Veteran artists whose art has been selected to be exhibited at VA medical centers around the country in March, to coincide with Women’s History Month.  Read more »

Announcing Locations for 2017 Women Veterans Art Exhibit [01/13/2017] – I am pleased to announce that art displays created by 10 women Veterans will be featured at VA medical facilities across the country in March during Women’s History Month.  Read more »

VA Center, Veteran Artist Program to Highlight Women Veteran Artists [12/06/2016] – Walking through the lobby of the Pittsburgh VA Medical Center one day, I was struck by an amazing exhibit of photographs taken by homeless Veterans.  Read more »

News

Sioux Falls Conference Puts Spotlight on Women Veterans [09/30/2017] The annual Women Veteran Conference was held Friday in Sioux Falls.  The event was put on by the Sioux Falls VA.  Read more » External link to a non-government website

Artist Exhibit Displays Women Military Veterans Artwork [08/10/2017] Women Veterans, their contributions to the military and sometimes the injuries they incur while serving can be often overlooked by the larger military community.  Read more » External link to a non-government website

Art Opening Doors for Women Veterans [08/07/2017] “I feel invisible.”  This is the top complaint from women Veterans as they return to civilian life.  Read more » External link to a non-government website

2017 Woman Veterans Art Exhibit [06/08/2017] – Local artist and U.S. Navy Veteran Laura Taylor joined the show to talk about a piece that was selected for the traveling Veterans Art Exhibit.  She also shared insight to her career in the service as a F-14 and F-18 Jet Mechanic and Plane Captain.  Listen to the podcast » External link to a non-government website

Veteran Artist Program was Live [05/29/2017] – Interview with #VeteranArtist Maria Mia Salazar.  View the video » External link to a non-government website

Veteran Artist Program was Live [05/28/2017] – Interview with #VeteranArtist Stacey Thompson.  View the video » External link to a non-government website

Veteran Artist Program was Live [05/27/2017] – Talking with #VeteranArtist Natalie Lopez.  View the video » External link to a non-government website

Woman Veterans Art Exhibit Featured at Broadway Musical [04/21/2017] – Bandstand Broadway has partnered with Veteran Artist Program to showcase Veterans’ artwork in the lobby of the Jacobs Theatre, promoting our Veterans who have not only made great sacrifices but have also contributed to the arts community.  Read more »

Houston VA Hospital Hosts Art Exhibit Showcasing Paintings By Female Veterans [03/31/2017] – Art is one of the disciplines some of them practice to ease the transition to civilian life.  Read more » External link to a non-government website

Vet’s Post-Army Career Highlights Resilience of Female Vets [03/28/2017] – Women’s History Month exhibits bring more recognition to female combat Vets.  Read more » External link to a government website

Mountain Home VA Features Women Veterans’ Art [03/14/2017] – There was a time when Gail Burnett was not proud of her service in the Marines.  Read more » External link to a non-government website

Topeka VA Showcases Women Veterans with Art and Poetry [03/09/2017] – In honor of the brave women who have served honorably in the ranks of our military, the Topeka VA recognized their service Wednesday.  Learn more » External link to a non-government website

VA Honors Women’s History Month with Veterans Art Exhibit Open House [03/08/2017] – To celebrate Women’s History Month, the Topeka VA Medical Center will showcase national and local Women Veterans art with a special open house to recognize and promote awareness of Women Veterans Military Service.  Read more » External link to a non-government website

Three Army Vets Part of Women’s Art Display [02/28/2017] – Artwork by the women and profiles of their military service will be part of the month-long display.  Read more » External link to a non-government website

Past Events

Women Veterans’ Conference [06/09-06/10/2017] – Orlando, Florida | Open to all women who have served or are currently serving in the military.

Martinsburg Veteran and Community Open House [05/20/2017] – Veteran and Community Open House, at the VA Martinsburg VA Medical Center and learn firsthand about the many services and benefits we provide.  Read more » External link to a non-government website

Women Veterans Art Exhibit [03/07/2017] – Limited-showing Women Veterans Art Exhibit at the Salisbury VA on March 9, 2017.  Read more » External link to a non-government website

Women’s History Month Art Exhibition [03/07/2017] – The Michael E. DeBakey VAMC Women’s Health Center hosted a Women’s History Month Art Exhibition, featuring art from local female Veterans, on March 31, 2017.  Read more »

Chicago Women Veterans Art Opening [03/03/2017] – In honor of Women's History Month, please join us for the Women Veterans Art Opening on March 15, 2017, at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center.  Read more » External link to a non-government website

Topeka Women Veterans Art Exhibit [03/02/2017] – Featuring art by women Veterans both nationally and locally at the Colmery-O’Neil VA Medical Center from March 8-March 22, 2017.  Open House on March 8, 2017  Read more »

Mountain Home Women’s Health Expo [02/23/2017] – We are proud to be one of the ten VA Medical Centers nationwide to host the Women Veterans Art Exhibit on March 16, 2017!  Learn more »External link to a non-government website

Chicago Women Veterans Art Opening [02/23/2017] – In honor of Women’s History Month, please join us for the Women Veterans Art Opening on March 15th, 2017 from 12pm-2pm at Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Bed Tower Entrance, 1st Floor.  Learn more »External link to a non-government website

Atlanta VA to hold Women Veterans Art Exhibit Unveiling Ceremony [02/17/2017] – In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Atlanta VA Medical Center will showcase the artwork of women Veterans at an unveiling ceremony to promote awareness of these underserved patients on March 1, 2017.  Learn more » External link to a non-government website