Irish American Writers & Artists

November 18, 2011

Exhibition: Korean War Remembrances from New IAW&A Member

Filed under: American Politics,Events,Visual Arts — by johnleemedia @ 7:54 pm
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Life During War Time 1951-1953
Remembering the Korean People and War: Photographs and Video by Robert Leddy
by Kathy Callahan

This exhibition distills and chronicles Robert Leddy’s war time experiences from Hudson County NJ to Idaho, Seoul, Korea and back home again -into a choice group of sixty images and a narrated video by Robert Leddy, Korean War Veteran. There are vivid and evocative photographs that address the issues of hunger, displacement, memory and recovery from disaster and explores how the Korean people responded to war time tragedies. Each and every picture tells a memorable story. Focusing on the everyday life of children, adults, families, U.S. and Korean soldiers in Korea and in America. The exhibition is organized by Kathy Leddy Callahan, Curator and Steven Cavallo, Program Director, Palisades Park Library.

Robert Leddy, a semi retired business owner and inventor in Norwood, Ridgefield NJ for over fifty years. He is the winner
of many national and regional home remodeling association awards for quality craftsmanship, integrity and excellent customer service,
‘When You’re Ready Call Leddy’ Home Improvement, Remodeling and Window Co. He is a devoted family man and proud father of 6 children and 17 grandchildren. He is married to Barbara Leddy (nee Brophy) and lives in Old Tappan, NJ. Mr. Leddy is a member of IAW&A Irish American Writers & Artists.November 1 – December 1 2011
257 Second Street, Palisades Park, NJ.Previous shows include: Ridgewood NJ Public Library, Old Tappan NJ Public Library.
Future shows at Museums, Libraries, Veterans and Korean Associations TBA.

Reception Schedule
Join Robert Leddy for a guided tour, lively Q&A and refreshments.
Thursday December 1 7-9 p.m.

Call for more information: 201-213-7862

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1 Comment »

  1. This sounds positively inspiring. I’m always fascinated by the enormous talent of our membership. Welcome, Robert.

    Comment by Charles R. Hale — November 19, 2011 @ 1:19 am |Reply


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