The Art of James Mellick: Wounded Warrior V
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All Images Copyright of James Mellick
Wounded Warror V "The Way Back" 2015
Bleached and burned cedar with copper eyes and paint details.
27" x 60" x 18"

The German Shepherd represents the thousands of dogs left behind at he end of the Vietnam war.

This dog making his way back to base, repesents the physical toll taken taken on a dog and handler dropped in the field and alone for days. The scar is typical of hip surgery.