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Depicting the Invisible, a portrait series of veterans suffering from PTSD by artist Susan J. Barron, is the basis for this podcast. Her work is in direct response to the 22 veterans who commit suicide every day. This portrait series is currently on exhibition at the Hunter Museum of American Art and the National Veterans Memorial and Museum in Columbus. Through interviews by the artist, this podcast hopes to continue the dialogue that her work has begun, and shine a light on the power of art, the epidemic of PTSD and suicide, Military sexual assault, and the power of music to heal.

Depicting The Invisible Susan J. Barron

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

Depicting the Invisible, a portrait series of veterans suffering from PTSD by artist Susan J. Barron, is the basis for this podcast. Her work is in direct response to the 22 veterans who commit suicide every day. This portrait series is currently on exhibition at the Hunter Museum of American Art and the National Veterans Memorial and Museum in Columbus. Through interviews by the artist, this podcast hopes to continue the dialogue that her work has begun, and shine a light on the power of art, the epidemic of PTSD and suicide, Military sexual assault, and the power of music to heal.

    Depicting the Invisible: Portrait of Danielle Diamantara with Lt. General Michael Ferriter

    Depicting the Invisible: Portrait of Danielle Diamantara with Lt. General Michael Ferriter

    Artist Susan J. Barron discusses her portrait of Danielle Diamantara with Three Star General Michael Ferriter, CEO of the National Veterans Memorial and Museum in Columbus. General Ferriter discusses issues of military sexual assault and a path to eradication, as well as his role as the CEO of a national museum representing the veterans experience.

    • 50 min
    Depicting the Invisible: Portrait of Sgt. Akeem Brewster with guest Samir Bitar

    Depicting the Invisible: Portrait of Sgt. Akeem Brewster with guest Samir Bitar

    Artist Susan J. Barron discusses her portrait of Sgt. Akeem Brewster with Samir Bitar, a leader in the museum field. Samir expresses his own personal experiences with PTSD, suicide, and Veterans homelessness. He discusses his role at the Smithsonian and the role of museums in our national dialogue.

    • 42 min
    Depicting the Invisible: Portrait of Sgt. Brian Torres with guest Stephen Bradford

    Depicting the Invisible: Portrait of Sgt. Brian Torres with guest Stephen Bradford

    Artist Susan J. Barron discusses her portrait of Sgt. Brian Torres with guest Stephen Bradford, also a veteran suffering from PTSD. Stephen shares his story of PTSD and multiple acts of suicide. He discusses how music saved him, and how he works to share the healing power of music with others. Then listen to the Stephen Bradford Band Live from Scottsdale, Az.

    • 24 min

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