The USVAA Veterans Writers Workshop Series via Zoom This workshop is part of our newly expanded, free, monthly workshop series for military veterans who write screenplays, teleplays, novels, memoirs, and short stories. Ashley Miller is one of the most sought out writer/producers in Hollywood with credits that include Thor and X-Men: First Class Timothy Wurtz is a screenwriter, USVAA Colleague, and the … Read More
2020 UNIVERSAL WRITERS PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS ANNOUNCED
Congratulations to USVAA Colleague Sati Kaur, U.S. Army veteran, writer, film director, and now a participant in the highly competitive 2020 Universal Writers Program. Sati is one of the four selectees chosen from 1500 applicants. You can read more about this exciting news HERE.
USVAA New Works 2019 / Veterans in the Arts and Humanities Day
At 4 pm, Sunday, October 27th 2019, California State Assemblymember Sydney-Kamlager Dove (CA-54), honored USVAA, our colleagues and all veterans with permanent, annual State of California recognition of November 1st as Veterans in the Arts and Humanities Day.In addition to the honors from the state of California, the presentation opened with a warm welcome and remarks by West Los Angeles … Read More
Corban Cold Lundborg Kelly Clarkson Show segment
Congratulations to USVAA Colleague Corban Cold Lundborg, featured in a segment on the Kelly Clarkson Show. He made us all look good and it super to see our fine arts colleagues featured on television shows. Kudos to Kelly Clarkson and keep up the great work Corban!
ABC7 SALUTES segment featuring USVAA and Jen Lavita
Recently, ABC 7 aired a short segment about the USVAA as part of their ABC7 Salutes series, featuring our Colleague Jen LaVita.
Neither Wolf Nor Dog featured in KTLA 5 Los Angeles Interview
Click the image to visit the interview page. This is a must-watch interview about the movie Neither Wolf nor Dog that ran on 9/12/2019 on KTLA-Channel 5 here in Los Angeles. Congratulations to USVAA Colleague Christopher Sweeney and Director Steven Lewis Simpson on a super job both on the movie and the interview. We wish them both tremendous continued success as … Read More
If All the Sky Were Paper (2015 production)
Written by Andrew Carroll and based on his bestselling books of military letters “War Letters” and “Behind the Lines”, directed by John Benitz and presented by Chapman University, in association with Lexicat Artists and USVAA. The cast included several veterans and USVAA colleagues. Andrew Carroll is the Founding Director of Chapman University’s Center for American War Letters (CAWL), an extensive manuscript collection … Read More
RETHINK VETS Program/HEINZ ENDOWMENT/Pittsburgh Office of Public Art Veterans Art Exhibition
RETHINK VETS Program/HEINZ ENDOWMENT/Pittsburgh Office of Public Art Veterans Art Exhibition with USVAA Colleagues Alicia Dietz (USA); Elise Wells (USA); Jamie Peterson (USAF); Ehren Tool (USMC); Jonas Lara (USMC); Hector Rene (USA).
The Victorinox/Swiss Army Knife North America and Wounded Warrior Project Pocket Knife Handle Design Program
The Victorinox/Swiss Army Knife North America and Wounded Warrior Project Pocket Knife Handle Design Program featuring art on the handles of pocket utility knives by USVAA Colleagues Jamie Peterson (USAF) and Trevor Denham (USMC).
Recognition of USVAA Colleague Jen LaVita (USA) as the Los Angeles City Council District 11 Veteran of the Year
Recognition of USVAA Colleague Jen LaVita (USA) as the Los Angeles City Council District 11 Veteran of the Year by the Los Angeles City Council and CD 11 Councilman Mike Bonin.