Art Prints by Mike Kelley

These Duo-Tone reproductions of Mike Kelley's sketches are from an open edition.  They are printed on neutral PH (acid free), book-weight stock and are 16"x20" in size.  Currently, there are five prints available in this series. (Click on link for closer look)

"Vietnam Reflections"
56 Ford   Skull  
"It seemed but in the snap of a finger that we stepped from our '56 Fords and into the mouth of the Tiger..." Sgt.'s Ron Johnson & Bob Smialowski with skull. "D" co. 1/502nd, 101st ABN, south of Hue, July 1970
Gunner   Self-Portrait  
Spec 4 Larry Keister, Co. B 3/506 Inf. 101st ABN Div., killed in action 26 Jan. 1969 near Phan Thiet - Goodbye, Dear Friend Self Portrait Mike Kelley D. Co 1/502 INF Div101st ABN DIV (AMBL) 20 miles southwest of Hue, Vietnam, Spring 1970

These prints can be ordered directly from Mike kelley at: Vietnam War Art 2140 36th Street, Sacramento, California 95817 (916) 455-1946 or E-Mail Price: $15.00 signed, or$5.00 unsigned. Shipping & handling cost are $4.00 per order, tubed (or $5.00 per order, flat), regardless of the number of prints ordered (i.e., $4.00 total whether you order one print or fifty!). Make checks payable to Michael Kelley.

Mike Kelley's Accomplishments:

Member, Vietnam Veterans Arts Group (VVAG), '81-present. Member Healing the Wounds '86 -'90. Associate Member, California Vietnam Veterans Memorial Commission, '84-"91. 3rd Place, California Vietnam Veterans Memorial design competition, '85. EXTRACTION FROM A HOT LZ, CVVMC's official poster, raised appx. $100,000.

Three paintings, TIME/LIFE "VIETNAM EXPERIENCE" series, CONTAGION OF WAR vol. Contributor, Bernie Edelman's DEAR AMERICA: LETTERS HOME FROM VIETNAM, and Bill Couturie's documentary film of the same title. Contributor, MEMORIAL: Letters from American Soldiers (Couturie/Edelman), Academy Award nomination, Best Documentary Short, '92.

Illustrated the oral history, PARALLELS, (Hansen, Madden, Owens, authors; Aldine De Gruyter, Publisher, '92). Explores parallels in the Afghan and Vietnam experiences on the respective veterans of both wars. Acknowledgments: WE WERE SOLDIERS ONCE...AND YOUNG, Joe Galloway & Hal Moore, Randon House, '92; MOST HALLOWED GROUND, Rodney Anderson, Andersonville Publishing, '92.

Mike's Military Service:

Drafted 10 June 69; Basic & AIT, Ft. Ord, CA. Vietnam, 10 Nov. '69 to 23 Sep '70. WIA 16 Sep. '70, while machine-gunner with Co. D, 1st Bn, 502d Infantry, 101st ABN Div. Medevaced Japan, 23 Sep '70. Letterman Gen. Hosp., presidio, San Francisco 9 Oct '70-19 May '71. Retired for Physical Disability, Sgt. E-5. Awards: Combat Infantryman's Badge, Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Air Medal, ARCOM, NDSM, VN Service Medal (4 serv. stars), VN Campaign, VN Cross of Gallantry w/palm & VN Civil Action unit citations.

101st Infantry Division--FIRST STRIKE!

Mike Kelley, The Author

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