Annual veterans’ art show opens at Antelope Valley College
Art Business

Annual veterans’ art show opens at Antelope Valley College

Gold Star Mother Nancy Walker shares her art with Sam and Julie Schuder during the opening of the Annual Veterans and Goldstar Families Art Show at Antelope Valley College. Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Antelope Valley College hosted its Annual Veterans and Goldstar families Art Show Feb. 20-March 1, with displays by artists Rich Sim, Nay Schuder, Phil Roberts and Nancy Walker. Rich Sim, 81, has been teaching art full time at the college for 51 years. Since day one, his classes have been filled to capacity with dozens more students on a waiting list, just in case someone drops out. “Art is so relaxing, it is therapy for all ages,” said Sim, who was a photographer in Ethiopia while serving in the United States Army. The Minnesota native holds two masters degrees in ceramics — one from Washington State and one from Wisconsin. “When you hear of the horrific stories that some of our veterans have been through and you see them with this look of peace on their faces while they are creating — well, that is what it is all about,” assured Sim. One of his students said that while she was driving a Humvee in […]

OrangeniusInc Tweets