The Warrior and the Artist Exhibition
Dedicated to healing the scars of war and celebrating freedom.
The Warrior and The Artist exhibit is a judged military veteran art event dedicated to healing the scars of war and celebration of freedom. Exhibit sponsors: Jacksonville VA Center, VFW Post 2514 and Auxiliary. Advisory exhibit support is provided by Craven Arts Council and Gallery and local art shops.
About the Exhibit
Craven County is the residence of over 17,000 veterans, the exhibit offers a means for local and regional area veterans to voice their combat related experiences to heal scars of combat and celebrate freedom though art.
The genesis of the exhibit is an on-going combat veterans readjustment counseling program administered by the Jacksonville VA Center. Counseling is conducted on Tuesdays in partnership with VFW Dixon-Conderman Post 2514, New Bern, NC. Readjustment counseling is a wide range of services provided to combat veterans in the effort to make a satisfactory transition from combat deployments to peacetime duty or civilian life.
The exhibit is open to all artists, however, due to display limitations preference will be given military veterans. Artwork submissions are limited to photos, sketches, and paintings which express the exhibit theme. Pieces are to not exceed 24” X 36” and must be available for the entire exhibit. Works must be submitted with a hanging wire. Exhibit staff may reject entries that do not support the stated exhibit theme. Total exhibit not to exceed 60 entrees.
Entries and Fees
Artist may submit up to three entries. The fee for each entry is $5.00. All works must be labeled with title and artist at time of delivery. To make application go to www.cravearts.org. and click the direct link to apply by 11:59 pm on Tuesday, November 2nd, 2021. Please submit a photo of the art with the show application. For information regarding the exhibit location go to vfw2514.org and click on The Warrior and The Artist link.
For exhibit coordination and/or information email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please download and read the full prospectus to the right before registering via the form below
VFW Post 2514 Post & Auxiliary
Jacksonville VA Center
December 3rd-5th 2021
Friday Noon – 6:pm
Saturday 10:am – 4:pm
Sunday 10:am -2:pm
VFW Post 2514
3850 Butler Rd.
New Bern, NC
Bank of the Arts
Selected works will be chosen for display in the Director's Gallery at Bank of the Arts for the month of December
Bank of the Arts
317 Middle St
New Bern, NC 28560
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