BPCC hosting military art reception and panel discussion on Feb. 19

BPCC hosting military art reception and panel discussion on Feb. 19
Bossier Parish Community College will unveil it's new military art exhibit to the public Monday January 27th. (Source: maranda whittington)

On Wednesday, Feb. 19, BPCC will host an art reception and panel discussion on the exhibit. The event will take place in front of the Donna Service Art Gallery in Building A on campus. The exhibit features artwork done by active-duty military, veterans and their family members.

The event starts at 5 p.m. A purple heart presentation will take place with the panel discussion starting at 5:30 p.m.

The panel discussion will feature Dr. Thomas, a registered art therapist, Gary Humphries, a veteran and artist, Susan Stakes, the program manager of the military services at BPCC and Alesia G. Davis, the recovery coordinator at Overton Brooks VA Medical Center.

The panelists will discuss post-traumatic stress disorder and how veterans can use are as a creative outlet to help combat it.

All area artists and the general public are invited to attend. Beyond Duty will continue to be on display from now until March 20.

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