STEVEN WHYTE is a classically trained figurative sculptor. He is the former Vice President of the Royal Society of Portrait Sculptors in London; the 2016 Sports Artist of the Year. U.S.; the Winner of the National Sculpture Society’s 2021 Stanley Bleifeld Memorial Award; 2022 Champion of the Arts for Monterey County; 2022 Recipient of U.S. Congressional Special Recognition of outstanding and invaluable service to the community. Whyte’s work is included in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, the National Museum of the Marine Corps, as well as the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library. With numerous life-size and larger public monuments across the United States, Europe and Asia, Whyte is committed to increasing diversity in public art and commemorating more inclusive narratives. Of the artist’s 67 public bronze figures 30 are non-Caucasian subjects and 25 are female subjects.