Mary Whyte

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Mary Whyte has gained national recognition for her figurative watercolors. Most noted for her depictions of the African-American Gullah women of Johns Island, South Carolina, near where she lives, in recent years Whyte has turned her attention to paintings of southern laborers. Whyte’s exhibition of fifty paintings and drawings called “Working South” will tour several museums beginning March 2011, and was the subject of feature on CBS Sunday Morning.

Mary Whyte is the author of several books about painting, and her work has been featured in numerous periodicals and magazines including International Artist, Artist Magazine, American Artist and American Art Collector. Her work has been included in many national exhibitions including shows with the Butler Museum of American Art, the American Watercolor Society, the Greenville County Museum of Art in Greenville, South Carolina, and the Allied Artists of America.

Whyte is a faculty member of the Portrait Society of America, and continues to teach painting workshops nationwide. Her work can be viewed at Coleman Fine Art in Charleston, South Carolina. Mary Whyte featured in International Artist magazine
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