Sgt. Ron Kelsey ’07 seeks healing for others through art

Sgt. Ron Kelsey ’07 will hold an art exhibit at the U. S. Army’s Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas.  The exhibit is Ron’s offering a way to help his fellow soldiers deal with the trauma of war through the traveling art exhibit.  Click here to read a recent El Paso Times news story about Ron and the exhibit.

“The exhibit, called “Reflections of Generosity: Toward Restoration and Peace” will show at Fort Bliss  . . . throughout the month of April.

It will consist of Kelsey’s own original artwork, art from his friends at the International Arts Movement in New York City where he once interned, and art from his fellow soldiers and the El Paso community. Kelsey is seeking art from soldiers and El Pasoans through March 28 for inclusion.

“The goal is to use art as a healing tool,” said Kelsey, who is a personnel specialist with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 16th Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division.

Good work, Ron!

Ron Kelsey ’07 with sample of art from the exhibit.
Photo courtesy of El Paso Times (Texas).

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