Oil

"Aspirations"

11 days ago   |   By Karin Jurick

6 x 8"oil on panel
One thing I love in museums is witnessing people really connecting with art, like this young man who sat directly in front of this inspiring 1944 portrait of William A."Bill" Campbell by Betsy Graves Reyneau in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington DC.
William Campbell served as one of the famed Tuskegee Airmen during WWII. The Portrait Gallery's plaque reads:
"A decorated fighter pilot who served in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam, William A. "Bill" Campbell joined the military in 1942, when all branches of the U.S. armed forces were rigidly segregated. Shortly...
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