(Video) Souls Shot: Honoring those lost in gun violence through art

Thirty original painted portraits of men, women, and children who died from or survived gun violence were debuted at an exhibit hosted at thePresbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill on Friday evening. The exhibit, Souls Shot: Portraits of Victims of Gun Violence, was the second annual of the Souls Shot portrait project, a program founded to memorialize victims and raise awareness around the issue. Philadelphia Tribune Digital Reporter Samaria Bailey has the details…

Souls Shot: Honoring those lost in gun violence through arT

Thirty original painted portraits of men, women and children who died from or survived gun violence were debuted at an exhibit hosted at the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill last Friday evening, Nov. 2. The exhibit, "Souls Shot: Portraits of Victims of Gun Violence," was the second annual of the Souls Shot portrait project, a program founded to memorialize victims and raise awareness around the issue…

Souls shot (Ohio TODAY)

When it comes to victims of gun violence, each casualty has a story: people loved them, and no two are alike. Souls Shot: Portraits of Victims of Gun Violence, a traveling exhibition based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and curated by Laura Madeleine, BFA ’76, validates these truths…

 Exhibition opening in Harrisburg, PA. August 2018.

Exhibition opening in Harrisburg, PA. August 2018.

Exhibit opens in the pa state capitol

Senator Haywood spoke at the opening of “Souls Shot: Portraits of Victims of Gun Violence.” The exhibit in the PA State Capitol’s East Wing features artists’ poignant testimony on the effect of the scourge of gun violence on families and communities…

Souls Shot at Old City Jewish Arts Center

The numbers representing American gun violence are beyond staggering. That shock doesn’t decrease locally. As of Dec. 3, according to the Philadelphia Police Department, there have been 294 victims of homicide in the city in 2017. On the surface, these are just numbers — horrifying numbers, but numbers nonetheless. Laura Madeleine wants to put a face to the issue…

Souls Celebrated: Art Against Gun Violence

Partnering with the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill in Philadelphia, Heeding God’s Call, a faith-based movement to prevent gun violence, sponsored the creation and showing of works of art dedicated to victims of gun violence…