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Selected GWOT Art From the
Army Art Collection

The following are selected artwork from the Army Art Collection. Please click here for additional information about the Army Art Program.



Master Sergeant Martin J. Cervantez

For MSG Cervantez' online gallery click here




  • I Got Your Six
    3'x4' Oil Painting
    Hi-Res (593KB) (2232x1668)

    Members of 3rd Platoon, Charlie Company, 1/26th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, perform a security halt during a mounted patrol on 9 November, 2008. The security halt allowed soldiers to interact with Afghani locals running a voting office for local elections. The mounted patrol was part of a Humanitarian Assistance mission in the local village. The soldiers on this patrol were stationed at FOB (Forward Operation Base) Blessing located in the north east part of Afghanistan near the Pakistan Border. Photographs taken by MSG Martin J. Cervantez on his deployment to Afghanistan were used as reference material for the painting.


  • Picture Day
    3'x4' Oil Painting
    Hi-Res (543KB)(2080x1532)

    SPC Billings, a member of 3rd Platoon, Charlie Company, 1/26th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, collects iris, fingerprint, and photo data using a HIIDE (Handheld Interagency Identity Detection Equipment) biometric system. Whenever a camera is pulled out, a crowd is drawn! Afghanis love to have their pictures taken which assists in the data collection process. Data is collected from all military age males in each village to help identify both current and future hostiles and insurgent forces. The data collection was part of a Humanitarian Assistance mission in a local village near FOB (Forward Operation Base) Blessing, Northeast Afghanistan near the Pakistan border. Photographs taken by MSG Martin J. Cervantez on his deployment to Afghanistan were used as reference material for the painting.


  • Tailgating Over The Valley 30"x40" Oil Painting
    Hi-Res (254KB)(2182x1635)

    SPC Billings, a member of 3rd Platoon, Charlie Company, 1/26th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, collects iris, fingerprint, and photo data using a HIIDE (Handheld Interagency Identity Detection Equipment) biometric system. Whenever a camera is pulled out, a crowd is drawn! Afghanis love to have their pictures taken which assists in the data collection process. Data is collected from all military age males in each village to help identify both current and future hostiles and insurgent forces. The data collection was part of a Humanitarian Assistance mission in a local village near FOB (Forward Operation Base) Blessing, Northeast Afghanistan near the Pakistan border. Photographs taken by MSG Martin J. Cervantez on his deployment to Afghanistan were used as reference material for the painting.


  • A Huge Responsibility
    3'x4' Oil Painting
    Hi-Res (1.14MB)(3631x2715)

    11 November, 2008, 2nd Lieutenant Patrick Farrell of The American Provincial Police Mentor Team (PMT-P), 1st BN/203rd Corps, Regional Police Advisory Command – East (RPAC-E) and his interpreter are meeting with the ANP (Afghan National Police) Chief in the town of Khost in Southeastern Afghanistan to review local situations and provides mentorship on several issues. The two work out logistical and tactical problems and ensure that they are working with coordinated efforts toward common strategic goals. The interpreter is covering his face so that he can’t be identified by anyone that may have ties with the Taliban or Al-Qaida. PMTs are training the ANP for combat (infantry and basic training) as well as police missions.
    Photographs taken by MSG Martin J. Cervantez on his deployment to Afghanistan were used as reference material for the painting.


  • Treacherous Corner
    3'x4' Oil Painting
    Hi-Res (824KB)(942x1500)

    Members of 3rd Platoon, Charlie Company, 1/26th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, negotiate a turn on a narrow road along the cliffs of a small village while a mounted patrol on 9 November, 2008. This type of road is very dangerous and leaves the patrol with nowhere to go if ambushed by the enemy. The soldiers on this patrol were stationed at FOB (Forward Operation Base) Blessing located in the north east part of Afghanistan near the Pakistan Border. Photographs taken by MSG Martin J. Cervantez on his deployment to Afghanistan were used as reference material for the painting.


  • Dust Devils
    Oil on canvas

    A mounted patrol convoy returns to FOB Salerno on November 14, 2008. The vehicle on the left is the Afghan National Police escorting mine-resistant vehicles from the 4th Battalion, 320th Field Artillery, Guns of Glory, 101st Airborne Division.


  • "Heading Out"
    Watercolor, on paper
    Hi-Res (481KB)(2000x1476)

    A squad of 101st Airborne Division soldiers are heading out of the wire on a dismounted patrol near FOB Gardez in Northeastern Afghanistan.


  • "Extra Duty"
    Watercolor, on paper
    Hi-Res (474KB)(2000x1351)

    A U.S. soldier from the 101st Airborne Division's Aviation Regiment is painting Jersey Barriers while performing his extra duty at FOB Salerno.


  • "Early Morning"
    Watercolor, on paper
    Hi-Res (525KB)(2000x1481)

    A U.S. soldier conducts individual hygiene on Bagram Air Field in Northeastern Afghanistan.


  • "U.S./Afghan Convoy"
    Watercolor, on paper
    Hi-Res (432KB)(2000x1361)

    U.S. Army and Afghan National Army (ANA) vehicles travel through rolling terrain between villages during a Humanitarian Assistance Mission.


  • "Patrolling from the Turret"
    Watercolor, on paper
    Hi-Res (376KB)(2000x1305)

    A soldier keeps watch from his turret during a security halt while on a mounted combat patrol near the city of Khowst, Northeastern Afghanistan.


  • "Training in Iraq"
    Watercolor, on paper
    Hi-Res (538KB)(1441x2000)

    SPC Amanda Erskine from the 4th Psychological Operations Group practices her I.V. administering skills during a Special Operations Combat Lifesaver training event conducted during OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM near Camp Slayer outside of Baghdad.



Sergeant First Class Darrold Peters

For SFC Peters' online gallery click here




  • A Slice of Life
    Ft. Meade, Maryland 2006
    Digital Oils, Corel Painter IX.5
    Hi-Res (8.33MB)(5400x3600)

  • Armor on the Hunt
    Karbala, Iraq
    2006 Digital Oils, Corel Painter IX.5

  • Bug Hunt - IEDS
    Iraq
    2006 Digital Oils, Corel Painter IX.5
    Hi-Res (1.78MB) (2500x1667)

  • Cav Trooper
    Near Tal Afar, Iraq
    2006 Digital Oils, ArtRage 2.0
    Hi-Res (1.54MB) (3600x2700)

  • Chat Among Friends
    Iraq
    2006 Digital Oils, ArtRage 2.0

  • Dust Off
    Iraq
    2006 Digital Watercolors, Corel Painter IX.5
    Hi-Res (4.38MB) (5400x3600)

  • Fix It Sarge
    Baghdad, Iraq
    2006 Digital Oils, ArtRage 2.0

  • Fuel Stop
    Iraq
    2006 Digital Oils, ArtRage 2.0
    Hi-Res (824KB) (1728x1296)

  • Get the Bad Guys
    Watercolor
    Hi-Res (19.3MB) (3026x4373)

  • Guarding the Future
    Iraq
    2006 Digital Oils, Corel Painter IX.5
    Hi-Res (1.35MB) (1500x2250)

  • Helo Watch
    Helmand Province, Afghanistan
    2006 Digital Oils, ArtRage 2.0
    Hi-Res (3.41MB) (3600x2700)

  • Hitchin' a Ride
    Iraq
    2006 Digital Oils, ArtRage 2.0

  • Keeping Them Clean
    Afghanistan
    2006 Digital Oils, Corel Painter IX.5
    Hi-Res (7.95MB) (5400x3600)

  • Knock Knock
    Afghanistan
    2006 Digital Oils, Corel Painter IX.5
    Hi-Res (3.63MB) (3500x2333)

  • Pair of Helos Over Iraq
    Hi-Res (2.39MB) (3600x2700)

  • Pair of Helos Over Iraq
    Hi-Res (2.39MB) (3600x2700)

  • Reload
    2006 Digital Oils, ArtRage 2.0
    Hi-Res (933KB) (1728x1296)

  • Secure LZ
    Iraq
    2006 Digital Oils, Corel Painter IX.5
    Musayi, Afghanistan
    Hi-Res (9.22MB) (5700x3900)

  • Set Perimeter in Iraq
    Iraq
    2006 Digital Oils, Corel Painter IX.5
    Hi-Res (578KB) (1500x640)

  • Stopping For Directions
    Iraq
    2006 Digital Oils, Corel Painter IX.5
    Hi-Res (1.41MB) (2048x1536)

  • Supertroop
    Soldier in Iraq, 2006
    Colored Pencil, Brush Marker
    Hi-Res (11MB) (2550x3510)

  • Taking Objective Peach
    2006 Digital Oils, ArtRage 2.0
    Hi-Res (11MB) (2550x3510)

  • The Shave
    Iraq
    2006 Digital Oils, Corel Painter IX.5
    Hi-Res (769KB) (1425x975)

  • Trooper Fred
    2006 Digital Oils, Corel Painter IX.5
    Hi-Res (9.97MB) (3210x2410)

  • Twilight Warrior
    Fallujah, Iraq
    2006 Acrylics, 24"x 18"
    Hi-Res (1.72MB) (1728x1296)

  • Under Fire
    Iraq
    2006 Digital Oils, ArtRage 2.0



SFC Elzie Golden

For SFC Peters' online gallery click here



  • Artwork, Tracking Bin Laden

    Tracking Bin Laden
    Oil on canvas, 2002
    (Higher Resolution available here)
    First Place DINFOS MILGRAPH 2002, Military Graphic Competition, Fine Art category

  • Artwork, Satan's Sandbox

    Satan's Sandbox
    Oil
    Iraq, 1993

  • Artwork, Street Fight

    Street Fight
    Oil
    Iraq, 2003

  • Artwork, The Hizara Province

    The Hizara Province
    Oil
    Afghanistan, 2003



MSG Christopher Thiel

For SFC Peters' online gallery click here




  • Another Day at the Office, Iraq
    2006
    18'x24' Oil


  • Brothers in Arms, Iraq
    2006
    18'x24' Charcoal


  • Disarming the Sword, 744th EOD
    1999
    18'x24' Charcoal

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