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Client Lisa Samia Selected as Manassas National Park Service's Artist in Residence

Updated: Apr 28

Transport back in time with Civil War Author Lisa Samia

Long-term client Lisa Samia, an Award Winning Poet and Author was recently selected as the National Parks Arts Foundation's Artist in Residence for Gettysburg National Battlefield Park and National Parks Service's Artist in Residence for Manassas National Battlefield Park for poetry. Manassas National Battlefield Park's mission is to preserve and protect the land and resources associated with the First and Second Battles of Manassas. The park is used to foster understanding and appreciation of the battles and their significance through opportunities for interpretation, education, enjoyment, and inspiration. The Manassas National Battlefield Park's Artist in Residence program began in 2016 and allows artists to get away from their daily commitments and concentrate on their surroundings. Artists will use their chosen art medium to reflect the meanings and significance of Manassas National Battlefield Park into artistic creations.

The program allows artists to get away from their daily commitments and concentrate on their surroundings and medium. Artists will use their chosen art medium to reflect the meanings and significance (themes) of Manassas National Battlefield Park into artistic creations.

SS&Co. is honored to work with Lisa and to continue to support her award winning literature and speaking engagements.

Lisa Samia is a talented writer that transports her readers back in time to hear about the men and women who went unnoticed during the Civil War. Many don't have a name or a face, but they do have a voice here. She is author of the book “The Nameless and the Faceless of the Civil War” which is a a collection of 28 poems and 28 essays on the historical representations of Civil War events through the narrative of poetry. The popular book can be purchased on amazon here https://www.amazon.com/Nameless-Faceless-Civil-War-Collection/dp/1943504318. Lisa also wrote the award winning book “The Nameless and the Faceless Women of the Civil War” which also includes a collection of 28 poems and essays on the historical representation of Civil War events, but through the unknown voices of women. If you're interested in diving deeper into history and gaining a new perspective then check out this book at https://www.amazon.com/Nameless-Faceless-Women-Civil-War/dp/1943504369. You can find her at www.lisasamia.com or on her social media platforms: @authorlisasamia on Instagram or www.facebook.com/authorlisasamia on Facebook to get more familiar with Lisa!

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