Steve Rands

Born in Fairfax, VA, Steve Rands does not view himself as a traditional professional artist. To the contrary, he is a retired Naval Officer, helicopter pilot and veteran of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Though he does hold degrees in mechanical engineering, and human systems integration, his only formal training as an artist has been through a few classes … Read More

Emmett Graham

Emmett is a United States Marine Corps Veteran. Emmett Graham is a realist painter who lives in the southwest United States.  He is a Marine Corps veteran, born in Warner Robins, Georgia and raised in Pueblo, Colorado. Graham received his formal training at Scottsdale Artists’ School, holds a BFA in Painting from Arizona State University. Graham’s paintings center on issues of inherited cultural Identities, rendering indigenous … Read More

Nick Smith

“Every new beginning comes from another beginning’s end.” ~Lucius Annaeus Seneca L.Nicholas Smith was born and raised among the Appalachian foothills of the southern Ohio River valley. Being blessed with sharp visual acuity, colors, dimensions, and shapes have dominated his senses. Childhood curiosity to draw the intensity of what he saw began on his household walls, TV, and pretty much … Read More

Bryce N. Hansen

Bryce Hansen is a former Green Berets Commander, graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, a dedicated servant who defended America’s values and integrity throughout the world, and artist. Bryce’s time in the Special Forces resulted in a predominant and persistent problem in his personal life, emotional detachment. Bryce’s return home from deployments left him struggling to … Read More

Igor Zusev

The Forager by Igor Zusev

Igor Zusev was born in Russia in Feb 1979. He emigrated to the US with his family in 1989. A veteran of the US NAVY, Igor acted as ships official photographer where he was able to record military life as he lived it. He served as a Fire Controlman 3rd class in the 7th fleet from 2000-2004. His artistic expressions … Read More

James Adger

Jazz Piano by James Adger

James Adger is a United States Marine Corps Vietnam Veteran. My induction to Art, painting that is, came about through an Out-Patient Art Therapy program for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. I can’t tell you how much joy I’ve found in painting. Once I picked up a brush and put paint to a canvas the light of joy and freedom became … Read More

Amy Roberts

The Photographer by Amy Roberts.

Amy Roberts is a United States Army veteran. I grew up in the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains in Connecticut and began lessons with oils when I was nine.   Now my chosen medium is acrylics because they work well in my traveling lifestyle.  My path has offered the opportunity to live in several states, the Carolinas, California, Virginia, Texas, Hawaii, … Read More

David Carpenter

Tears by David Carpenter

David Carpenter is a Veteran of the United States Navy where he served as a Boatswains Mate about the U.S.S. Frederick LST 1184. At 44 years of age David was diagnosed with PTSD and Schizophrenia and is now a Disabled Veteran. At first art was a form of therapy, and I did not realize until years later that is what … Read More

Monty Little

Fever Dreams: Amy Poehler by Monty Little

Monty Little is a United States Marine Corps veteran. After five semesters of studying Architecture at Arizona State University, Monty Little enlisted in the Marine Corps as a Rifleman in 2004. Within his enlistment, Little was stationed with 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines where he deployed with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit to various countries in Southeast Asia in 2006, and … Read More

Richard Wobbe

Artwork by Richard Wobbe

Richard Wobbe is a United States Air Force veteran. Born in Washington, D.C. and grew up in the rough and tumble neighborhood of Anacostia. Enlisted the USAF honoring the tradition of my family, and also to avoid being drafted into the US Army. (Love amongst friends, No offense meant) Received a degree at Florida Southwestern while going to night school … Read More