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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.

Watch these two short videos to inspire hero art


Meet Our Mentor - Victoria Murphy

The MY HERO Project
Victoria Murphy explains her vision and passion for using Art to tell inspiring HERO stories.
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Visualize Heroism - the MY HERO Teacher Training Video

Producer: MY HERO
Learn about MY HERO's online art gallery.
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Student hero art selections


Rising Seas by Laguna Beach High Students

By: 55 students
The Sea Level Rise Educational Installation by LBHS students was a part of the Laguna Art Museum’s Art & Nature event in November 2017.
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Equality

By: Traven Sherrod

Celebrating two leaders who Pursued the advancement of Civil Rights

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May Peace Prevail on Earth by Madison Fan

By: Madison Fan

Students annually create peace posters for the Peace Pals International competition

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Emma Gonzalez by Madeline Chu. Boys & Girls Club, Laguna Beach

By: Madeline Chu

High school student Emma Gonzalez, Spokesperson for March For Our Lives

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My Mom

By: Tammy Zack of Taft High School

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

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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. 

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2015 Shetterly Portrait Award Winner - Artist and Activist Tom Block, Founder of the Human Rights Painting Project


Sojourner Truth

By: Tom Block
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Dalai Lama

By: Tom Block
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Robert Shetterly -  Artist Founder of the portrait project

Americans Who Tell the Truth.org


Cesar Chavez

By: Robert Shetterly, Americans Who Tell the Truth
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Sojourner Truth

By: Robert Shetterly
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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
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Rosa Parks

By: Robert Shetterly
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John Lewis

By: Robert Shetterly
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Pete Seeger by Robert Shetterly, AWTT.org

By: Robert Shetterly
Portrait of musician activist Pete Seeger
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Ben Heine's Hero Portraits and Themes- Belgian Artist with a Global Perspective


Child of the Universe

By: Ben Heine
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Gandhi2

By: Ben Heine
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Poverty

By: Ben Heine
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Peace by Ben Heine

By: Ben Heine
Illustration of Peace theme by Ben Heine
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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
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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
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African Mosaics of Uganda Created from Dried Banana Leaf Fibers


The Good Mother by David Basasira

By: David Basasira
Basasira has created a mosaic that compassionately portrays a Ugandan mother at her family tasks from dried banana leaves
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My Little Village

By: David Basasira of Uganda

A beautiful rendering of the artist's community

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The Kiss by David Basasira

By: David Basasira of Uganda
These birds of Marabou stock are an interesting species to see. First of all, they are very big and tall.
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Feeding Me for Life

By: Julio Lukwago of Uganda

The artist's father has taught him the art of survival- how to fish!

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Browse the MY HERO Art Gallery


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.  


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

Last edited 8/16/2019 12:39:22 PM by victoria murphy

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