Book Signing with 2019 Freedom Award recipient, Mary Whyte
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Park Road Books (4139 Park Rd, Charlotte 28209)
WE THE PEOPLE: PORTRAITS OF VETERANS IN AMERICA
by Mary Whyte
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.
Published by University of South Carolina Press
136 pages, 67 color and 50 black and white illustrations
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