Genre: Studio Painting
MARY WHYTE is a teacher and author whose figurative watercolor paintings have earned international recognition. A resident of Johns Island, South Carolina, Whyte garners much of her inspiration from the Gullah descendants of coastal Carolina slaves who number among her most prominent subjects.
Whyte is the author of Painting Portraits and Figures in Watercolor, Watercolor for the Serious Beginner, and An Artist’s Way of Seeing. She continues to teachwatercolor nationwide and in Europe.
Whyte’s paintings can be viewed exclusively at Coleman Fine Art; 79 Church Street in Charleston, South Carolina, where her husband, Master Gilder, Smith Coleman, crafts gilded and carved frames.