MEDAL OF HONOR PAINTED PORTRAIT by Official Military Art:
October 07, 2004 Bridgeport Clinic Dedication ,BRIDGEPORT, Calif. Medal Of Honor Sailors, Marines, civilians and veterans of foreign wars gathered at Naval Hospital Branch Medical Clinic Bridgeport the morning of Oct. 1 for the solemn ceremony of dedicating the clinic for Hospitalman Richard D. De Wert, a Navy hospital corpsman who received the Medal of Honor for his selfless actions in combat.
De Wert was assigned to D Company, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division during the Korean War. I was commissioned by the command to produce a portrait of Hospitalman Richard D. De Wert for the clinic whic was renamed in honor of his legacy.
Military Artist Bio:
As a working professional, Artist Todd Krasovetz has been producing gallery quality fine art of over 15 years. He has been commissioned numerious times by all branches of the armed forces, including the Army, Navy Air Force, Marines and many more government and state entities.
His work is know as “Wings of Hope” painting and print series is extremly popular and is widely recognized throughout the military community. His work depicts spiritual elements like angel wings on many of the subjects he paints.
What is “Wings Of Hope”
Wings OF Hope is the name of the first original oil painting in a series of military art paintings commissioned by the Marine Corps and the Command at the Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, CA . At present there are a total of 4 paintings that now hang on permanent display at various Marine and Navy bases throughout the US but most can be found in southern California.
These art paintings have become very popular within both the military, there families and the general population. In July of 2001, I was first commissioned by the Command at the Naval Hospital, Camp Pendleton where the 9′ x 8 ‘ foot oil painting titled wings of hope now hang. Wings of Hope military art painting series proudly commemorates the sacrifices of all of those who serve throughout all branches of the armed forces worldwide.
Articles and Publications:
May 10, 2011: Patch Magazine: Vista, CA
September 2010: Documentary: Artist Todd Krasovetz, San Marcos University, San Marcos, CA
January 2010: 2nd Bn 1st Marines Newspaper: Washington, DC November 11 2009 : The Examiner Magazine: San Diego, CA
November 17, 2004: Branch Medical Clinic News. Bridgeport, CA
October 19th 2004: The Navy Times: Bridgeport, CA
October 07, 2004: Branch Medical Clinic Newspaper. Bridgeport, CA
July 11, 2004 : The Leatherneck Magazine, San Diego, CA
July 11, 2004: Union Tribune News Paper, San Diego, CA
June 23, 2003: Borderland News: El Paso, TX
June 5 2003: The Monitor Newspaper: El Paso, TX
December 26, 2001: North County Times: First Night, Escondido, CA
December 30, 2001: North County Times: First Night, Escondido, CA
December 5, 2002: NMSU News: Intimate reflection, Las Cruces, NM
September 1, 2002: North County Times: Sept. 11: San Diego, CA
October 22, 2001: North County Times: Oceanside, CA
Exhibitions and Representation:
2011-Present: Agora Gallery, New York, NY 2006-Present: Hallmark Gallery, La Jolla, CA 2002-Present: Air Defense Museum, El Paso, TX 2002: New Mexico State University Gallery, Las Cruces, NM 2002: NMSU News: Intimate reflection, Las Cruces, NM 1999-2001 Giddings Inc, Dallas, TX 1999-2001: David Southerland Galleries, Dallas, TX 1999-2001 Universal Artz: Dallas, TX
Permanent Military and Government Commissions/Installations:
USNS Mercy: San Diego, CA: Wings of HopeNaval Hospital Camp Pendleton: New American Pride
MCRD Museum Historical Society- Command Museum: Savior in a Storm
Branch Medical Clinic Newspaper. Bridgeport, CA: R. DeWert Medal Of Honor Portrait
Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton: Wings of Hope
Cannon, AFB: “Superior Support Fine Art Installation” Cannon, NM
San Diego Veterans Museum: 2009 – present
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