A graduate of Arcadia University, Prentiss Halladay has been painting in acrylics, and watercolors, and mixed media for over 30 years. She studied art at Piedmont Virginia Community College and at the University of Virginia, and has participated in workshops under the auspices of Frank Jennings, John Szekes, Elaine Hahn, Tony Couch, Catherine Wilson Smith, Don Andrews, Tony Van Hesselt, Margaret Hoyback, Fran Larsen, Judi Betts, and Ryan Fox among others, away and in Southport.
A native New Englander, Pren moved to Southport, North Carolina, in 2004 from Illinois, where she taught watercolor workshops for the Prairie Art Alliance. In the mid- 1990’s she taught art for the Pittsylvania School System in Virginia. She has won awards for her work in Charlottesville and Halifax, Virginia, in the Sangamon Watercolor Exhibit in Springfield, Illinois, and more recently won the Oak Island, North Carolina, Beautification Painting Contest for her watercolor “Flowers and Light.” More recently, she won first prize in the juried Summer Regional show in Southport for her collage “Brunswick Stew.”
She is a member of the Associated Artists of Southport, the Oak Island Art Guild, the St. James Artisans, and the Wilmington Art Association. She has paintings on display at the Franklin Museum and Gallery in Southport, Dosher Hospital, at Tommy Thompson’s at the Marina in St. James, and in Southport at Hamilton Realty. Her work can also be seen and purchased at Fine Art America.com.
Prentiss may be contacted at:
4573 Regency Crossing
Southport, NC 28461