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The August 2019 issue of American Art Collector Magazine showcases the WE THE PEOPLE: Portraits of Veterans in America Exhibition.  Pick up a copy today or log in HERE to read the article!

Internationally renowned artist Mary Whyte brings veteran portrait paintings to the City Gallery this fall

CLICK HERE to read the Charleston City Paper article regarding WE THE PEOPLE: Portraits of Veterans in America Exhibition. 

Artist Uses Paintbrush to Capture Essence of Veterans

CLICK HERE to read the Connecting Vets article, by Julie LeDoux, about WE THE PEOPLE: Portraits of Veterans in America Exhibition.  

The Art of Outreach Gathering with Mary Whyte

Celebrate and Support the Work of the Barrier Island Environmental Education Local Outreach Program
  • April 17, 2019 - 6 PM
  • St. Christopher Conference Center, 2810 Seabrook Island Road, Seabrook Island, SC
  • Proceeds to Benefit Local Outreach to Sea Island Students
  • Tickets:  $75.00 
  • Artwork by Mary Whyte and Her Students
  • Music with Ann Caldwell
  • Heavy Hors d'oeuvres
  • Wine, Beer 
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Masters of Watercolor

Although watercolor has been recognized as a quintessentially American medium, it is receiving increasing attention globally.  A new book publication from Russia called Masters of Watercolor features one of Mary Whyte's paintings on the cover, and includes works by many of the world's finest contemporary watercolor painters.  This fall Mary Whyte will be joining several artists to paint in China.

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Mary Whyte Meets George W.


An Artist and a President
Recently Mary Whyte was invited to Dallas to “talk art” with George W. Bush.  The former president took up painting five years ago, and during the visit inscribed his recent book to Whyte with “From one artist to a really fine artist.”
 
Read the Post and Courier column here. 
Read the Tidelines blog here. 


 

Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center Exhibition

Portraits of Life:  The Art of Mary Whyte

May 20, 2017 - November 20, 2017
UPDATE!  By popular demand, the exhibition has been extended through January 2, 2018!

Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center
Omaha, Nebraska 68131

The Making of the Art at the Buffett Cancer Center

Soar, watercolor on paper, 27 1/2 x 21 inches
Donated to the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center
 

An Artist's Way of Seeing: Watercolor Portrait Artist Mary Whyte

Meet Acclaimed American Watercolor Artist Mary Whyte
Prime Women 
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Conducting with a Paintbrush!

Charleston Symphony Orchestra concert, Friday, May 26, 2017 from 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
As the winner of the Pursuit of the Podium fundraising contest, Mary Whyte conducted a short piece during the curtain raising concert, Sunset Serenade, on the steps of the U.S. Custom House, kicking off Piccolo Spoleto, Charleston's fourteen day arts festival through June 11th.  Brava Mary! 
(Photo by Jack Alterman) 

Watch the video here! 

 

Artist and Subject: Mary Whyte and Mary Jackson

The Gibbes Museum of Art presents an Artist talk:
Artist and Subject:  Mary Whyte and Mary Jackson
Artists Mary Whyte and Mary Jackson will talk with Gibbes Executive Director Angela Mack about their work, their relationship, and the role of the artist and the sitter. 
In partnership with Piccolo Spoleto Festival

Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting Street, Charleston, South Carolina 29401
Wednesday, May 31
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

$20 Members, $25 Non-Members, $10 Students/Faculty, with ID
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PORTRAIT SOCIETY OF AMERICA

In 2016 the Portrait Society of America chose Mary Whyte as the Society’s Gold Medal recipient. A renowned watercolor artist, Mary is also a teacher and author whose figurative paintings have earned international recognition.
 
Gold Medal Announcement 
Truth, Skill and Vision - these three words are engraved on the reverse side of the Portrait Society's Gold Medal. This award, presented annually by the Portrait Society, honors a lifelong dedication to excellence, as well as recognition of a distinguished body of work that serves to foster and enhance fine art portraiture and figurative works in America.
Past recipients have included some of America's most renowned artists including Andrew Wyeth, Jamie Wyeth, Nelson Shanks, Philip Pearlstein and Burton Silverman.  Join us as we congratulate Mary Whyte as her name is added to this impressive roster of artists of achievement.

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