2008 to 2017

Our Artistic Tools Initiative

ARTISTIC TOOLS: The broad mission of USVAP is “to increase the representation of veterans in the arts community”, and we believe that one of the best ways to do this is with our Artistic Tools Program.  This initiative, started in 2009, provides durable supplies and resources to state and federal veterans facilities, to be used within that community, along with support and guidance provided by Recreation, Music and Art Therapists at those centers. By making these items available (musical instruments, photography equipment, painting, graphics and ceramics supplies, as well as many other art resources), we believe that we are bringing visibility to the power of art. 

2018 Activities

Kimo Williams Solo Photo Exhibit

May 11th To July 11th

Veterans symposium and performance with Leon Bates

World class pianist Leon Bates performing the military-themed piano music of Vietnam Veteran Kimo Williams, with community interactive symposium.

USVAP Art Exhibit at Shepherdstown University

Art from  Martinsburg VA Veterans, Kimo Williams, Carol Williams and Vietnam Veteran Charlie Shobe

March 9th to March 29th, 2018

Art Exhibit: Fibers of Defiance

January 1st to March 31st