Calling all Veteran Creative Artists - Syracuse VA Medical Center
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Syracuse VA Medical Center

 

Calling all Veteran Creative Artists

October 28, 2014

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Robert McLean, VAMC, PAO
315-425-2422 (O) 315-575-0722 Mobile

    
                      Calling all Veteran Creative Artists  

     Syracuse, NY-The Syracuse VA Medical Center is looking for Veteran creative artists to participate in the Annual Veterans Creative Arts Competition and Exhibition March 5-7.  This year’s event will take place in the Medical Center Auditorium. 

    Veteran artists enrolled in VA healthcare from throughout Central New York are encouraged to display their talents in a variety of artistic categories including music, dance, drama, creative writing, fine arts, applied arts, kit projects, leather goods, wood projects and crafts. 

    According to VA Lead Recreational Therapist, Suzanne Hawes, “This is a contest where everyone comes out a winner.  It’s an opportunity to display one’s talents, a chance to be recognized and, for many patients, a constructive way to promote the healing process”.

     For more information or to register, contact Suzanne Hawes 315-425-4400-ext. 52589 or by email at suzanne.hawes@va.gov.  Deadline for reservations is February 27th.  More information on The National VA Creative Arts programs can be found at http://www.creativeartsfestival.va.gov