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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


Equality

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 Truth.org


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 Truth.org

Rosa Parks

By: Robert Shetterly

John Lewis

By: Robert Shetterly

Pete Seeger by Robert Shetterly, AWTT.org

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.

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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