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On-screen live lecture by Stacy Pearsall

Thursday, September 24 | 6 p.m.

U.S. Army Spec. Chris Jankowski, Bravo Company, 1st Cavalry Division, 12th Infantry Regiment, provides over watch security of an Iraqi police station in Buhriz, Iraq, on Jan. 27, 2007.

Join us for this exciting event that’s exclusively for our Museum Members! Enjoy a live on-screen lecture by Stacy Pearsall for only $25. Learn more about Pearsall’s background as an Air Force photographer and gain a deeper understanding of the moving exhibition, Hard Earned: The Military Photographs by Stacy Pearsall and the Veterans Portrait Project. Seating is limited to 75. Masks are required, and social distancing will be enforced. Masks can be removed to enjoy a glass of wine, and social distancing will be maintained in the gallery. Doors open at 5:30. The lecture will begin in the Great Hall at 6 p.m.

Stacy Pearsall got her start as an Air Force photographer at the age of 17. During three combat tours, she earned the Bronze Star Medal and Air Force Commendation with Valor. She is one of only two women to win the National Press Photographer’s Association Military Photographer of the Year competition, and the only woman to have won it twice. Though combat disabled and retired from military service, Pearsall has not let her disabilities hold her back. With her service animal Charlie by her side, she continues to work worldwide as an independent photographer and is an author, educator, military consultant, public speaker and founder of the Veterans Portrait Project. This exhibition presents 35 works highlighting Pearsall’s combat photography as well as selections from her award-winning series, The Veterans Portrait Project. Organized by Syracuse University art Galleries, Syracuse, NY.

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