"View of Ar Ramadi, Iraq," purchased by Veterans Museum of Wisconsin.
Experience Duka-Smith visual arts
Art uplifting the spirit
1,000 paper cranes, individually folded, painted, and suspended in a 30 foot installation commemorating civilian casualties in the Iraq war.
art commemorating beauty
Acrylic on canvas, "Desert mountain top," installed in veteran housing project.
Art as a call to action
Watercolor and pen on paper, "We who were living are now dying, with a little patience" veteran suicide awareness piece.
What I give form to in daylight is only one percent of what I have seen in darkness
Combat veteran and artist
After serving two tours in Iraq, Brian was married to his wife Lindsay and received his Bachelors in Studio Arts with a minor in Design from the University of Green Bay, Wisconsin. He works in a wide variety of mediums and has work available for purchase in addition to being open to discussing new commissioned work. If you are interested in the creative vision that Brian could bring to your home or business either through studio creations or design collaboration, then please use the form below or else contact him directly through the listed email. He currently lives with his wife, son, and their dog in Arcata, California.