A Veteran Centric Arts Initiative


Jeffrey Crist

Jeffrey Crist
US Army

Jeffrey comes from a long line of Armed Forces Veterans, dating back to his Great Grandfather CSM Whitman who fought in the Spanish-American War. Jeffrey started his military career 6 months after high school. Joining the Army in December 1994, he enlisted as a Cannon Fire Direction Specialist. He served 3 years of active duty with the 82nd Airborne Division at Ft Bragg, NC. After his initial enlistment, Jeffrey joined the Army Reserve as a Combat Medic and deployed to Iraq in 2007 as the Company Medic for Charlie Company 412th Civil Affairs. Jeffrey retired in 2012.
Jeffrey is one of our newer artists’ and focuses on Abstract and Mixed Media Abstract Painting. Jeffrey also builds his frames and stretches his own canvas’ by hand. His creative canvas’ are one of a kind!
“I would never consider myself an artist, just a guy who loves to paint”.  

Featured Works

Bruce Tompkins

Acrylic abstract painting 

by Veteran Artist Jeff Crist.