Our Mission

Creativity, Community, Camaraderie

Artists in Arms is committed to building a lasting community where Veteran artists and artisans can explore their creativity, hone artistic skills, and find new avenues of service. We will always strive to provide an inclusive and welcoming space for our diverse Veteran population. Artists in Arms holds all forms of art and artisan skills in equal esteem, we recognize the contributions of the arts in society and culture and believe Veteran voices should be heard and included in artistic communities.

Meet The Team

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Amelia Templeton
- Executive Director -

Amelia Templeton is a lifelong artist, former theatre professional, and United States Marine Corps Veteran.
She began exploring visual art as soon as she was capable of raiding her mother's studio, expanded into performing art in middle school, and after her time in the Marine Corps was over, she returned home to Texas and her first love, The Arts.
She holds a B.A. in Theatre from The University of St. Thomas.
She has worked with a number of Houston area theatres including: The Alley Theatre, Queensbury Theatre, Stageworks Theatre, and the Texas Renaissance Festival.
Amelia also works with the Clemente Veterans Initiative serving as a Co-Facilitator and speaking at the 2022 National Humanities Conference.
She continues to strive for a positive impact on her community through the arts and second service among her siblings in arms.

Meet The Board

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Jason Graeber

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Max Rayneard

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Joshua Templeton

Bio Coming Soon

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