Portrait of a Soldier
Name: Portrait of a Soldier
Date: September 9, 2019 - September 15, 2019
Portrait of a Soldier is a memorial art exhibit featuring hundreds of hand-sketched portraits of Illinois service members killed in action since 9/11. Cameron Schilling, the artist behind the exhibit, has drawn a portrait of each Illinois service member killed in action since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Since its start in 2004, this exhibit includes portraits of more than 300 members of the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines. An opening ceremony will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 11, at 11:30 a.m. in the Founders Lounge. Admission to the exhibit and reception are free and all are welcome.