Posted: Mar 7, 2010 8:55 AM by Jamie Smith
Monday, March 8th, artwork from local Veterans will be on display at the Denver VA Medical Center Auditorium locasted at 1055 Clermont Street. The art will display from 9am to 3:30pm on Monday.
It is estimated that over 75 pieces of art from among 45 different categories, including painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, crafts, and much more will be exhibited.
Local artists will judge the artwork earlier in the day on Monday. The first place winning pieces will advance on to the national level where they will compete with entries submitted by Veterans from other VA facilities.
The first place winners from the national competition will be invited to attend the National Veterans Creative Arts Festival in Tomah VA Medical Center in La Crosse, Wisconsin in October.
The competition is an annual event that provides Veterans receiving treatment at VA facilities the opportunity to participate in creative self-expression.