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MILITARY AUTHOR RADIO 1ST YEAR ANNIVERSARY
DECEMBER 16, 2012 GUEST: WWII VETERAN ARTIST
HAL OLSEN AUTHOR OF UP AN’ ATOM
A young Navy enlisted man, Hal Olsen, had a personal connection with two aircraft making the atomic bomb runs on Japan. He painted B-29s—Enola Gay and Bockscar on Tinian Island after they returned from their historic mission.
Hal Olsen studied at the Boston Museum of Fine Art and has won numerous awards. His works are held in private and permanent museum collections, including the U.S. Navy; Museum of New Mexico,-Santa Fe; Roswell Museum, Roswell, New Mexico; and the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory Science Museum, Los Alamos New Mexico. He also served on the State Art Council and the Artist Advisor Commission of the Museum of New Mexico.
His many awards include the Prix de Paris he received in 1961 at the Duncan Gallery in Paris, France and first Prize for his exhibit in the World Wide Nuclear Art Exhibition, Washington D.C.
Visit www.patriotmediainc.com for more information about Up an' Atom author Hal Olsen
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