Title

North by East: The Art of Peace

Authors

Jaed Coffin

Source

Down East

Date

1-2020

Pages

23-24

Abstract

Profile of Ashley Bryan, the 96 year old artist who served in a segregated U.S. Army during WWII. He drew throughout the war, sending his drawings home to his parents. In the 1980s, he moved to Maine. His recently-released memoir titled "Infinite Hope" marks the first time the artist has shared his wartime art with the public.

Subjects

Bryan, Ashley, African American artists, World War, 1939-1945--Art and the war, Art and war

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