Topics » Arts & Culture   May 18, 2010

Wounded Warriors


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Kim Le NguyenStaff Sgt. Lucas VolkomenerWorking Through TraumaQuiet TimeGetting StartedOpening UpOpen to InterpretationGaining Self-ConfidenceTeaching Skills for LifeLifting a BurdenBack for MoreIsaac Torres and Bobby MathiasSymbolsSoldiers and ArtistsHomeworkPhysical and Mental PainJoining the ConversationBeginners and ExpertsFocusingWhat Is a Wall?Conflict|ResolutionArt Doesn't LiePride In Their WorkHealing and TransitionOn DisplayArt as a Third PartyFeedbackSeeing a Difference


Nguyen gives her students feedback on their work at the end of class. Everyone in the group chimes in with their observations about each soldier's paintings. Art therapists don't interpret their students' work, but rather ask them what feelings their work invokes.