Commissioned oils on panel portrait for Colonel Reginald D. Sanders U.S. Army (retired) - to reflect lst operations participation in West African country of Mali. US advisors - along with French Troops - trained local Mali service personnel to repel advancing terrorist group Boko Haram from the Nigeria - Mali region. Wood carver Jonathan Russell - from Greenfield, MA created the wood inlay frame inserting iconic images from Mali - as the colonel expressed a desire for this theme to be subtle but clear - in this portrait. In the near future, he is to be inducted into the Hellfighters 365th Brigade Military Museum in upper Harlem, NYC.


local wood carver using renewable wood - vs - inferior synthetic frames prevalent today. Local craftsman -

Fine Art Murals & Trompe L'oeil


Wilbraham MA

(315) 775-6464, & is part of Archinterious/ADEX Awards™. All content, graphics are copyright © with publisher. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of publisher is strictly prohibited.
Copyright © 2020 Design Journal / Archinterious /ADEX Awards™,
23371 Mulholland Dr. #253, Woodland Hills, CA, 91364, United States.
All Rights Reserved.