Queer Stories Tell the Truth

Nicole And Jonas Maines Awtt Portrait

The First Congregational Church (Camden, Maine) and Americans Who Tell the Truth will be hosting a multi-event celebration of queer story telling in Orono, Maine, January 14 – February 6.

AWTT to be Honored by Maine Art Education Association

Rob In Orono Small

We are pleased to announce that Americans Who Tell the Truth has been named the 2024 Maine Art Education Association’s Art Advocate of the Year.  MAEA announced the 2024 award in a letter this week from the Association’s president, Cory Bucknam, to artist Robert Shetterly and AWTT education director Connie Carter: “Your creative and dedicated […]

An Evening with Noel Paul Stookey


Noel Paul Stookey in concert, along with the unveiling of his Americans Who Tell the Truth portrait by artist Robert Shetterly. Thursday, December 14, 2023, 7 p.m., The Grand Auditorium, Elsworth, Maine.

Orono Rocks Community-wide Event

Sojourner Truth Awtt Portrait

Through a collaborative effort, the Orono Public Library, the Town of Orono, and RSU 26 ( the Orono schools) brought an exhibition and presentation of the Americans Who Tell the Truth portraits to the Orono, Maine community, October 6-November 10, 2023.  Thirteen portraits and the accompanying biographies were displayed in retail businesses, banks, offices and […]

AWTT Urges Dialogue on Difficult Issues

Dennis Kucinich Awtt Portrait

Americans Who Tell the Truth – and founding artist Robert Shetterly – recognize that the truth isn’t always obvious or easily discovered. We must search hard for answers. Turning away, or closing our eyes, to the harsh realities is not a solution. This past month, Shetterly dug into the written word to explore his truths. […]

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