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Greenville, SC

In 2020, Premier Arts Collective implemented its first art program with Fellow Countrymen, serving homeless veterans and those transitioning to civilian life. The classes are designed to build self-confidence and self-awareness while being a catalyst for healing through the use of art, allowing the process of creating art and free expression to help release the trauma from PTSD, addiction and homelessness.

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100,000

Number of veterans living in Upstate South Carolina

Free

Cost of the art program to each veteran

16

Number of veterans who participated in the first art class

800

Number of homeless veterans served by Fellow Countrymen

16,000

Instagram views of Jared Emerson’s “Face of God” art performance on camouflage

The first program with Fellow Countrymen was a hands-on class centered on a therapeutic art activity asking the question, “What does God look like in your life?”  The program was designed to help the veterans work through the trauma of PTSD, homelessness and addiction. Artist Jared Emerson created his iconic “Face of God” painting on a camouflage canvas.

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