Veterans Day Watercolor Workshop Aboard the USS Yorktown

Veterans Day Watercolor Workshop Aboard the USS Yorktown

Our annual live hands-on event on the USS Yorktown, to be held Veterans Day, November 9th. Learn more and register here.

Veterans Day Watercolor Workshop Aboard the USS Yorktown

On Veterans Day, November 11, 2023, 10AM-2PM, join Mary Whyte for a watercolor workshop for veterans aboard the USS Yorktown, Mt Pleasant, South Carolina! Click For More Info & To Register

From The U.S. Department Of Veteran Affairs: Veterans Find Peace Through The Arts With Patriot Art Foundation

Mary Whyte, an American figurative artist, founded the Patriot Art Foundation in 2019 to honor and inspire Veterans through the arts and educate the public about patriotism and leadership in military culture. Read The Full Article Here

PAF Receives Recognition In The 2022 November Costco Connection!

After their time in the military is over, many transitioning vets struggle to find their footing in civilian life. That’s why Helmets to Hardhats (; was launched in 2002. Since its inception, the Washington, D.C.–based organization has helped more than 42,000 veterans, reservists, active-duty military service members and National...

Positive Impact of Art“Thank you for what you are doing. Learning how to paint has given me my life back.” - Zach H., Veteran

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In 2019, Mary Whyte’s groundbreaking traveling exhibition of 50 watercolors called We the People: Portraits of Veterans in America opened to the public in Charleston, South Carolina. In the first six weeks alone over 22,000 people viewed the collection. The response, especially from veterans, confirmed Whyte’s belief in art’s extraordinary power to communicate and connect. And so, what began as fifty portraits turned into a national mission giving veterans a means of finding whole health through art and self expression.

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The Patriot Art PodcastWith Mary Whyte

Founder, Mary Whyte shares the vision of the Patriot Art Foundation and its mission to help Veterans tell their stories through art.

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