Afghanistan Portraits by GERTRUDE KEARNS

I recently met Gertrude Kearns who’s a war artist and she sent me samples of her work after she was in Afghanistan 2006.

She received a General Service Medal for her contributions while serving as a war artist in Afghanistan 2006.

Former Royal Captain Pitkin who was attached to RCR while serving in Afghanistan and now is with the PPCLI.

Captain Pitkin:

Capt Pitkin during sittings 2009 post Afghanistan Capt Charles Pitkin Royal Regiment of Canada attached RCR AFG mixed media on paper 2009 53 x 40 inches Capt C Pitkin Royals 2010

Col Ian HopeĀ  – CO 1st Battalion PPCLI – Commander Task Force ORION Afghanistan:

Gertrude worked with Col Hope in 2012 and 2014 towards these works.

WAR PRINTS:

Afghan War Senior Leadership Series HOPE OF WAR 2012

Afghan War Senior Leadership Series THE LONG FIGHT 2014

Hope of War Col Ian Hope 2012

G Kearns Col Ian Hope THE LONG FIGHT 2014 VARIOUS SIZES UP TO 60 X 44 INCHES

Above 5 Images COPYRIGHT of Gertrude Kearns, courtesy of the Artist, 2014