VetArt Studio Talk, December 2023


During December 2023, we volunteered to film a few events and the first one was at the VetArt studio in Vista on Friday, Dec. 8 and
the second event was a VetArt exhibit at the American Legion Post 731 in Linda Vista, CA.
We film interviews with U.S. military veterans who create various forms of art like, painting, ceramics, pottery and spoken word performances.

VetArt Studio Interview with Tonya Savice, U.S. Air Force Veteran and Multi-Media Artist.

Here is a video about a dual military couple, U.S. Army Veterans Rocio and Julio Villeuva. Rocio was filmed at the VetArt studio and
Julio and Rocio were filmed at the American Legion Post 731 in Linda Vista, Ca.

The VetArt Ceramics Instructor is U.S. Navy Veteran, Reggie Green and was filmed an interview with him at the American Legion Post 731 in Linda Vista, CA.

Sheryl Shaffer, a Women’s Army Corps Veteran, one of the Documentarians of VetArt, interviews Women’s Army Corps Veteran, Sandy Woodhouse at the American Legion Post 731 in Linda Vista, CA.
Sandy talks about her involvement with the American Legion and how she likes to work as a member of a team and participate with the Veteran Community.

Rose Gritton is the spouse/widow of Vietnam Veteran William Gritton. She has been involved with VetArt since 2018 and tells us how her involvement and participation has changed the quality of her life.
Filmed on Saturday, December 17, 2023 at the American Legion Post 731 in Linda Vista, CA.

VetArt Veteran Interview Sheryl Alexa Shaffer
Sheryl Alexa Shaffer served in the Women’s Army Corps from 1968 to 1971. She is a retired CA Employment Development Department Job Service VetRep.
Since October 2022, she is one of the Documentarians of VetArt, the Veterans Art Project, and travels with the VetArt Team as they set up the VetArt Cafe’s in California and films interviews with the Veteran Artists with iPhone and edits on the iMovie.
This segment was produced by Sandy Dee at the VetArt studio in Vista, CA.

VetArt Teaches Veterans To Create
This is an introduction to the VetArt studio in Vista, Ca. Veterans who discovered they are artists, with the help and encouragement of VetArt,
explain how their lives have changed for the better when discovering they have latent artistic abilities. They discuss traditional and non-traditional forms of therapy.
Featured in this discussion are Steven Macks Dilley, Darron Devillez, Mateo Montell, Tonya Savice, Sandy Dee, Maria Ysela Galvin and Danielle L. Fetter, PhD.
Filmed at the VetArt studio in Vista, Ca on Friday, Dec. 8, 2023.

“We Are The Qualitative Data” is an open and frank discussion of the Arts within the Veteran Community.
Included in the conversation are Darron Devillez, Sandy Dee, Danielle Fettes, PhD and Assistant Professor at UC San Diego Dept. of Psychiatry, Tonya Savice, Reggie Green, Sheryl Shaffer and
Steve Macks Dilley, Executive Director of VetArt. Filmed at the VetArt studio in Vista, Ca on December 8, 2023.

Ivan Sam, is a U.S. Navy Veteran and the VetArt Cultural Ambassador. Filmed at the VetArt studio.

U.S. Army Veteran, Sandy Dee tells her story and how creating Art is helping her. Filmed at the Vet Art studio.


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