Artists share their unique vision of heroism on the MY HERO Gallery

View original artworks by professional and student artists that successfully illustrate the lives and courageous acts of heroes who promote change by positively affecting others and their communities.

Student hero art


By: Traven Sherrod
Leaders Pursuing Civil Rights

Martin Luther King Jr.

By: Brady from Laguna

May Peace Prevail on Earth by Madison Fan

By: Madison Fan
1st place winner Peace Pals International 2017 Art Contest

My Mom

By: Tammy Zack of Taft High School

My mom is my heroine because she tries to balance her home and work life. 

My Mom Saved Me From My Worst Fears

By: Jacqueline Thies of Taft High School

My Mom saved me from my worst fears. We went through a lot. 

My Hero(Mom) by Czarina N from California

By: Czarina N.

2015 Shetterly Portrait Award Winner - Tom Block, Human Rights Painting Project

Sojourner Truth

By: Tom Block

Dalai Lama

By: Tom Block

Robert Shetterly - Americans Who Tell the

Cesar Chavez

By: Robert Shetterly, Americans Who Tell the Truth

Sojourner Truth

By: Robert Shetterly

Martin Luther King, Jr. By Robert Shetterly, AWTT

By: Robert Shetterly
Portrait of Civil Rights Leader MLK Jr by Robert Shetterly, Americans Who Tell the

Rosa Parks

By: Robert Shetterly

John Lewis

By: Robert Shetterly

Pete Seeger by Robert Shetterly,

By: Robert Shetterly
Portrait of musician activist Pete Seeger

Walt Whitman

By: Robert Shetterly
Americans Who Tell The Truth - portraits and quotes by Robert Shetterly

Samantha Smith

By: Robert Shetterly
Samantha Reed Smith (June 29, 1972 - August 25, 1985) was an American schoolgirl from Manchester, Maine, who became known as "America's Youngest Ambassador" in the United States and the "Goodwill Ambassador" in the Soviet Union during her short lifetime.

Ben Heine's Hero Portraits and Themes

Child of the Universe

By: Ben Heine


By: Ben Heine


By: Ben Heine

Peace by Ben Heine

By: Ben Heine
Illustration of Peace theme by Ben Heine

Nelson Mandela-Freedom, Peace by Ben heine

By: Ben Heine
Portrait by artist Ben Heine of the global leader and South African peacemaker Nelson Mandela that illustrates the themes of Freedom and Peace

Global Warming by Ben heine

By: Ben Heine
Belgian artist Ben Heine illustrates world issues in his drawings and brings attention to Global Warming in this satirical portrait

African Mosaics of Uganda

Feeding Me for Life

By: Julio Lukwago of Uganda

The Good Mother

By: David Basasira,Uganda

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Invitation to Upload Your Hero Art

The MY HERO Gallery invites professional, emerging and student artists from around the globe to contribute your original hero artworks. The MY HERO Project will publish your appropriate original images that celebrate your heroes and  the organizations that support positive social change.  

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Visualize Heroism - the MY HERO Teacher Training Video

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Organizer created on 7/11/2017 1:05:35 PM by victoria murphy

Last edited 5/30/2019 4:36:19 PM by Jun Kelly