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Pursuit of the Podium

VOTE FOR MARY WHYTE TO CONDUCT THE CHARLESTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AT PICCOLO SPOLETO MAY 26TH!

Mary is among four local personalities competing for the privilege of conducting a short piece at the annual Sunset Serenade kicking off Piccolo Spoleto.

Vote for Mary with your tax deductible donation. Votes are available for purchase at CSO concerts, the Designer Showhouse and on line at www.csolinc.org until May 15th. All proceeds for Pursuit of the Podium will benefit the Charleston Symphony Orchestra.

Let's all root for Mary Whyte to ascend to the podium!

VOTE HERE

Keep Truckin' for Art Education!

Join us Friday evening, May 12, 2017, at the Seabrook Island Community Center for a fundraiser for the Mary Whyte Art Educator Award.  
Enjoy wood-fired pizza, beer, wine, live music near the beach with the 
COASTAL CRUST FOOD TRUCK
Meet Mary and view a few of her recent works! 
This award is an annual $5,000 prize given to a South Carolina public school art teacher who has exhibited exceptional dedication, creativity and passion for education in the arts.  
Read more about the award and view previous recipients here.  

WHAT:    KEEP TRUCKIN' FOR ART EDUCATION
WHEN:    Friday, May 12, 2017 from 6 PM - 8 PM
WHERE:  Seabrook Island POA Community Center, 2241 Oyster Catcher Court, Seabrook Island, SC 
MENU      Wood Fired Pizza, beer and wine
RESERVATIONS: $150 per person.  Call Sharon Crawford (843) 870-0430
Space is Limited
100% of the proceeds will benefit the Mary Whyte Art Educator Award.

Portrait Society of America, 2017 Conference in Atlanta Georgia

Portrait Society of America
2017 The Art of the Portrait Conference
Atlanta, Georgia
April 20 - 23, 2017
Mary will be demonstrating and speaking at the conference.
Artists from all over the world are gathering for a weekend of unforgettable moments.  See over thirty artists demonstrating, discussing techniques, and methods.  Network with fellow artists from all over the world and have an individual artist-to-artist portfolio critique.  Opening night includes 15 artists painting together in one room from live models, demonstrations, panel discussions, workshops and breakout sessions.  Whether you are a professional full time artist or you desire to take your art to the next level, they have a program to benefit you.  
To Register: http://www.portraitsociety.org/conference or call 1-877-7724321

Painting:    Aspen Leaf, by Mary Whyte
                    watercolor on paper
                    19 x 28 1/4 inches
                    

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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