Hello guest
Your basket is empty
J.Hugh.L.Beattie Portraits, Military & Civil. 
The Old Chindits fought behind enemy lines in Burma, and the new Chindits fight behind enemy lines on the Web. I am now a small asset in the British Army Charm Offensive! 
The Army is developing a new unit called the Cultural Property Protection Unit, essentially this unit is created to hunt down stolen art and to protect historic monuments in war time. I applied for this job without much hope of getting in, as I am not an art historian. However on meeting the unit, I was invited to become their oil painter instead. So with great excitement I am now the only official oil painter in the British Army. 
My duties include painting the Chindit historical leaders, and also painting works to gift to friends of the British Army. I may not technically be a CWA (Combat War Artist) but a Deployable Oil Painter is a pretty unbelievable job and I have already been sent to Estonia to paint the Freedom Parade and Song festival. 
Share this post:
Our site uses cookies. For more information, see our cookie policy. Accept cookies and close
Reject cookies Manage settings