Wounded Warrior Dogs headed to national Marine Corps museum

ArtPrize Eight, Final 20, Wounded Warrior Dogs, James Mellick
Wounded Warrior Dogs by James Mellick, a three-dimensional entry in ArtPrize Eight displayed at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel. (Courtesy ArtPrize)

TRIANGLE, Va. (WOOD) — The grand prize winner from ArtPrize Eight is headed to a national museum near Washington, D.C.

The piece, Wounded Warrior Dogs, has received a lot of attention and praise from veterans as it traveled around the country. The set of dogs pay tribute to U.S. veterans, showing the injuries of their human counterparts after battle.

Its creator, James Mellick, announced the Wounded Warrior Dogs will be displayed at the National Museum of Marine Corps as early as 2019 from Memorial Day to Veterans Day.