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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.

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Depicting The Invisible: A Portrait of Veterans Suffering from PTSD by artist Susan J. Barron is currently being displayed in Columbus at The National Veterans Memorial and Museum and in Chattanooga at The Hunter Museum of American Art.

The Smithsonian Institution

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