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Mission: To Foster, Encourage and Promote Veteran Artists

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Since 2009, VAP has worked with national veteran and arts organizations to produce six music/theatrical live events, filmed three documentaries, one feature film, curated gallery exhibits, provided videography/photography services, and helped organize more than 30 community improvement projects, including painting two murals in Baltimore. VAP has conducted projects in New York City, San Francisco, Baltimore, Washington D.C., Chicago, Orlando and San Diego. Projects include the Arts, Military + Healing Initiative in D.C., the opening of Bloomberg’sWorkforce1 Veteran Career Center in New York, the first-ever all veteran artist exhibit at the Pentagon and the Arts and Service Celebration in New York City. VAP’s work has been seen on CNN, Fox News, ABC, BBC, MSNBC and covered by NPR, Baltimore Sun, The Washington Post, and The New York Times. 

VAP, a 501c3 nonprofit, takes artists who are also veterans, and propels their works and careers into the mainstream creative arts community through networking, mentorships, collaborations with professional artists, and original productions. We are based in New York City but are currently creating programming across the country to expand the network and visibility of veteran artists.

VAP focuses on five disciplines: Visual Arts, Performing Arts, Writing/Literature, Film/Video, and New/Interactive Media. We also provide high quality, veteran-led, professional services such as event and film production, documentation through video and photography, gallery exhibitions and much more.

What's VAPening

The Home Show at Lincoln Center

Thanks to everyone who came to The Home Show or watched the stream online! Lincoln Center should be putting some of its live stream content online in the next couple ...

All Veteran Artist Celebration in New Haven

AN ALL VETERAN ARTIST CELEBRATION Produced by The Veteran Artist Program in CT Sunday, November 15th, 2015 at 5PM The Main Stage Theater 177 College Street New Haven, CT Featuring: ...

Submit to #veteranartistwednesday

Our job here at VAP is to support any and all Veteran Artists from New York City to San Francisco. That is why starting next week we will be launching ...