Mary Whyte is a teacher and author whose figurative paintings have earned national recognition. Her portraits are included in numerous corporate, private, and university collections, as well as in the permanent collections of South Carolina's Greenville County Museum of Art and the Gibbes Museum of Art in Charleston. Whyte's work has been featured in International Artist, Artist, American Artist, Watercolor, American Art Collector, L'Art de l'Aquarelle, and many other publications. Whyte is the author of two books by the University of South Carolina Press: Working South: Paintings and Sketches by Mary Whyte and Down Bohicket Road: An Artist's Journey. She is also the author of Painting Portraits and Figures in Watercolor, An Artist's Way of Seeing, and Watercolor for the Serious Beginner. Whyte's work can be found at Coleman Fine Art in Charleston, USA. In 2013 Whyte was awarded the Elizabeth O'Neill Verner Award, South Carolina's highest award in the arts.
Martha R. Severens is a retired art historian, served as curator of the Gibbes Museum of Art in Charleston, South Carolina, USA, the Portland Museum of Art in Maine, USA, and the Greenville County Museum of Art in South Carolina, USA. She has published studies of Charles Fraser, Alice Ravenel Huger Smith, Andrew Wyeth, Greenville's Southern Collection, and the Charleston Renaissance.
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