SJC's Council for the Arts Presents 100 Faces of War Experience

PATCHOGUE, NY – SEPTEMBER 2, 2009 – The St. Joseph’s College Council for the Arts is pleased to present an art exhibit entitled, 100 Faces of War Experience, a collection, once completed, of 100 portraits of Americans who have experienced wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. This work in progress will be on display from September 15 through October 8, 2009 in the Board Room Gallery located in O’Connor Hall on the College’s Long Island Campus.

The 100 Faces of War Experience is a not-for-profit project fiscally supported by the Veterans Education Project of Amherst, MA. The exhibit showcases a collection of portraits created by the artist, Matt Mitchell. The portraits of these Americans, who were witnesses to our most recent wars, will be accompanied by biographies and an emotional statement or story.

An artist’s lecture will take place on September 22 at 12:40 p.m. in the McGann Conference Center located in O’Connor Hall on the Long Island Campus of St. Joseph’s College. For more information, please call the Council at 631.687.5100 or visit www.sjcny.edu. St. Joseph’s College is located at 155 West Roe Blvd. in Patchogue, and is accessible via the South Service Road of Sunrise Highway, just east of Exit 52 (Waverly Ave.).

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St. Joseph's College has been dedicated to providing a diverse population of students in the New York metropolitan area with an affordable education rooted in the liberal arts tradition since 1916. Independent and coeducational, the College provides a strong academic and value-oriented education at the undergraduate and graduate levels, aiming to prepare each student for a life characterized by integrity, intellectual and spiritual values, social responsibility, and service. With campuses located in the Clinton Hill area of Brooklyn and in Patchogue, Long Island, the College offers degrees in more than 29 majors, special course offerings and certificates, affiliated and pre-professional programs.

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