Events

Book Signing with 2019 Freedom Award recipient, Mary Whyte

When: 11/08/2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: 
Park Road Books (4139 Park Rd, Charlotte 28209)

WE THE PEOPLE: PORTRAITS OF VETERANS IN AMERICA

by Mary Whyte
Published by University of South Carolina Press
136 pages, 67 color and 50 black and white illustrations

Join Carolinas Freedom Foundation as we celebrate 2019 Freedom Award Winner, Mary Whyte, with a champagne toast and book signing on Friday, November 8th at Park Road Books (4139 Park Road) from 7:00 - 8:30pm.


A NATIONAL EXHIBITION AND BOOK FROM
INTERNATIONALLY-RENOWNED ARTIST MARY WHYTE 


Seven years in the making, WE THE PEOPLE: Portraits of Veterans in America opened at The City Gallery in Charleston, SC.

Fifty Large-Scale Watercolor Portraits of Veterans
of All Ages and Walks - One From Every State
October 25, 2019 - December 22, 2019

In 2010, internationally renowned artist Mary Whyte set out on an inspirational seven-year mission to paint fifty large scale watercolor portraits of current day American veterans. WE THE PEOPLE: Portraits of Veterans in America is Whyte's remarkable series depicting military veterans of all ages and in all walks of life. Images including a Missouri dairy farmer, Rhode Island lobsterman, Pennsylvania science teacher, South Carolina single mother, and 46 other moving portraits will be showcased together-culminating in a timeless portrait.

"Mary Whyte's WE THE PEOPLE is a moving and important tribute to our nation's greatest patriots - the men and women who served our country with courage, selflessness and honor."
Major General James E. Livingston, Medal of Honor