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“On Friday, August 10, 2012 the nightmare any military family fears happened. My husband had been killed in Afghanistan. Glenda truly listened to me, she understood the importance of this portrait to me, that I not only wanted to capture the physical side of Scott but also the essence of who he was and still is to me.”  Alicia Continue Reading.

SSgt. Scott E Dickinson United States Marine, Stemper Fidelis -1983-2012

SSgt. Scott E Dickinson, 1983-2012


“I cannot begin to tell you what a treasure the portrait of Scott is.  You not only captured the physical aspects of him but more so his essence, I feel his happiness and warmth.  It is more than I ever imagined, it truly is so a gift to have.  You will always have a special place in my heart, this was such a personal journey for me and I am so grateful that you are the one who painted this piece for me.”  Fondly,  Alicia