Joe Merritt

Vice Chair / Visual Art Facilitator


Joe Merritt was medically retired from the United States Marine Corps in 2016 after 10 years of honorable service. Joe rediscovered art during his medical treatment and has a successful career as a professional artist, exhibiting his work and presenting gallery talks across the country. He is a steward of the veteran art community, leading art programming with active duty and veteran populations in DC, MD and VA. He is currently serving as a trustee of VFW post 5246 in Federalsburg, Maryland.