Eric Millikin

United Statements

"United Statements: Lori Piestewa"  2017

"United Statements: Lori Piestewa"


Portrait with stars and stripes  of Lori Piestewa (Dec. 14 1979 — March 23, 2003), the first Native American woman to die in combat while serving in the US military.

Piestewa was killed in action after coming under fire in an ambush in Nasiriyah, Iraq. She is survived by her son who was 4-years-old at the time of her death, her daughter who was 3-years-old at the time of her death, her mother who is Mexican-American, and her father who is a member of the Hopi tribe and who served in the Vietnam War. One of her grandfathers served in World War II. Lori Piestewa was awarded the Purple Heart and the Prisoner of War Medal, and posthumously promoted from Private First Class to the rank of Specialist.
According to the Army, Native Americans have served in the Army in every war in America's history, as well as during peacetime. 25 Native Americans have received the nation's highest award for valor, the Medal of Honor.

"United Statements: American Woman"


Portrait with stars and stripes.

No hate, no fear, everyone is welcome here.


"United Statements: American Woman" is going to be exhibited during Dubai Art Week on March 12-18, 2017 at the A4 Gallery in Al Serkal Arts District, in a show organized by Zayed University, under the patronage of Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi.

Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi is the United Arab Emirates' Minister of State for Tolerance, was previously the Minister of State for International Cooperation, and is listed as the 43rd most powerful woman in the world by Forbes.

"United Statements: American Women"  2017

"United Statements: American Women"


Painted during the Women's Marches weekend.

"United Statements: Fight"  2017

"United Statements: Fight"


"Fight." For every American who believes in fighting for what is right, even when we're not sure which way is up, even when we've got to fight in multiple directions, we've got this if we fight together, "Fight."

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