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 to him nine years ago. He was medically discharged from the army but his injuries make it impossible for him to maintain a normal job.

Struggling to come to terms with what had happened he turned to painting, which he had not done since school, as part of his therapy. It has become a career, winning him prestigious prizes. Those who have sat for him include the actor Ray Winstone, the TV presenter Nick Knowles….

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