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Model And Actress Jax Turyna Highlights A Worthy Project

December 3rd, 2014

Model And Actress Jax Turyna Highlights A Worthy Project

Chicago’s own, model Jax Turyna, is featured in an astonishing project to help bring some joy and
entertainment to wounded troops in V.A. Hospitals throughout the country. Photographer Ralph Haseltine
and artist, Vince Wolff, recently collaborated with Ms. Turyna on the project. Mr. Haseltine photographed Jax
in traditional pin-up garb and pose and then Vince Wolff interpreted the images into a beautiful handsketched
portrait.
“This project is near and dear to me, said Ms. Turyna, as I’m currently working with Rocket Science
Productions on a non-profit project to give pin-up books to the troops wounded and cared for at our nation’s
V.A. Hospitals. With the help of FLiP Magazine (www.flipmagazine.net), we’re auctioning off Vince’s
wonderful drawing with the proceeds going to sending books to the troops for morale-boosting and
entertainment.”

The project took root when a previously published book of pin-ups helped a very ill soldier recover....