Good Morning Britain : ‘How Painting Saved Veteran’s Life.’

Lieutenant Colonel Stewart Hill became a painter after being discharged from the army in 2009 after an IED exploded leaving him with brain injuries. He talks to Good Morning Britain about how learning to paint gave him a sense of purpose again.

Featured in The Times

On 2nd April Stewart was featured in the Times. An army officer who suffered life-changing injuries in Afghanistan is now forging a new career as a portrait painter after art became part of his recovery. Lieutenant-Colonel Stewart Hill looks a picture of health but he has a severe traumatic brain injury after an improvised explosive device (IED) went off next…

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Stewart on Radio 4

The Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre (DNRC) launched a national poetry competition to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War and celebrate the creation of a world leading clinical rehabilitation facility for the Armed Forces. Called ‘A Poem to Remember’ and inspired by the Great War Poets of the First World War, the competition seeks…

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Speakers Corner Interview

From Army to Artist: The Stewart Hill Q&A We caught up with Stewart recently here… You talk very candidly about your injuries and the effect it had you and on those around you; the challenges with depression during your recovery. How long did it take mentally to get to where you are now? For the first year after my injury,…

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The On Course Foundation Appeal

The hurt of the hidden wound. Stewart Hill suffered a devastating brain injury in an IED blast in Afghanistan. Then he became involved with the On Course Foundation. It was July 4, 2009 when Lieutenant Colonel Stewart Hill had his independence taken away from him. But he doesn’t remember much of what happened on that hot, dusty Saturday, and has…

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