GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Help Hospitalized Veterans (HHV) Community Based Arts and Crafts Center will host an art exhibit showcasing the work of local artist Richard Sisco. A veteran of the United States Air Force, Sisco served from 1966 to 1970 on aircraft in Guam and later in Las Vegas, as an Environmental Systems Technician. In 1977, he moved to the western slope of Colorado, where he and his wife Peg raised two daughters. The couple continues to enjoy living in the area.
The exhibit includes stained glass, watercolor paintings, oil paintings, model work, leather crafts and quilting. Many of Sisco’s recent projects were created at HHV’s local Arts and Crafts Center, located on North Avenue a block west of the Grand Junction VA Medical Center.
The public is invited to attend the opening reception for Sisco’s exhibit on Tuesday, May 10, from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Grand Junction CBC, located at 1670 North Avenue. An opportunity to meet the artist will be offered, along with refreshments. Sisco’s artwork will be available for viewing May 10 – July 28 at the Grand Junction CBC. The center is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Help Hospitalized Veterans offers artists who are military veteran an opportunity to showcase their work at personal art exhibits throughout the year, all offered free of charge. Veterans interested in having their artwork on display are encouraged to contact the HHV Community Based Arts and Crafts Center (CBC) at (970) 424-0499.