Portraits of American Veterans Project
By Jeanine Hill-Soldner

Tim Brien
by Jeanine Hill-Soldner

Timothy Brien
United States Air Force, Airman 1st class E-3
Tour of Duty: Somalia, Saudi, Sano Cantos Honduras, Panama City Panama, Peru, Columbia

Enlisting in the Air Force after high school Tim completed basics then went to Chanute, AFB for training as a c-130 aircraft mechanic. During his high school years he was in orchestra and theatre which translated into performing for drills, with “base bands” and at local coffee houses while not on duty. After discharge Tim attend SIU earning a BA in theater and MA in theater pedagogy from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Today he works as a Veteran Employment Rep. for Illinois Dpt. of Employment Security. He has completed his first play about experiences of being a veteran and is a lead artist with the Vet Art Project.

Home: Chicago, IL.

Medium: Oil on canvas
Size: 30" x 40"
Price: Not For Sale