Painting Workshop with Shawn Augustson

As a part of our IDENTITY: Exploring Veteran Narratives through Art + Music exhibition, Veterans are invited to join us for an exclusive painting workshop with local Columbus, Ohio artist Shawn Augustson and explore the benefits of art on mental health and expression. Register today as capacity is limited.

This workshop is for Veterans only. Please be prepared to show your ID at check-in.

Event image credit: Shawn Augustson

Headshot image credit: Shawn Augustson

Shawn Augustson is an Army Veteran who discovered art as a form of therapy after serving in Iraq. He refers to his work as Post Traumatic Expression.

His primary focus is colorful acrylic paintings, but he also enjoys Linocut printmaking and photography. Shawn starts his paintings by first laying down a base color of either “traumatic red” or “PTSD teal,” using negative thoughts and turning them into “contrasts of beauty.”

His work has been featured in the Columbus Museum of Art, the Kurt Vonnegut Museum in Indianapolis and the National Veterans Art Museum In Chicago.

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November 18, 2022


10:00 am

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