Invisible Becoming Visible: An Exhibition of Veterans' Art
October 29, 2018
- December 7, 2018
The Lufrano Intercultural Gallery presents Invisible Becoming Visible: An Exhibition of Veterans' Art, on exhibition from October 29, 2018 through December 7, 2018. The Opening Reception will be on Thursday, November 8, 2018, 6:00-8:00 pm.
This national veterans' art exhibition explores the healing power of art by veterans with over 60 years of military service spanning part of the Cold War through the Middle East hostilities. The invited artists are from diverse demographics and various services, and have been recognized with valor and meritorious awards including the POW Medal, multiple Purple Hearts, Bronze Stars, and numerous service ribbons. The artists have embraced art as an outlet to manage their lives and to release the trauma and mental torture of the past, opening venues of healing and enlightenment.
This exhibition is a collaboration between the Lufrano Intercultural Gallery, Student Affairs, the Department of Art and Design, the UNF Military and Veterans Resource Center, and the UNF Chapter of Student Veterans of America.
The Lufrano Intercultural Gallery is located on UNF Campus, 1 UNF Drive, Student Union/Bldg 58E, 2nd Fl, Rm 2401, Jacksonville, FL, 32224. Recommended parking in the Arena Parking Garage/Bldg 38 (UNF charges $5 for parking).
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