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, and Judi Betts, 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.”
Prentiss is a member of the Associated Artists of Southport, the Oak Island Art Guild, and the St. James Artisans. 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 Beaches and Barns Design, and at Hamilton Realty in Southport. Her work can also be seen and purchased at Fine Art America.com on line. Prentiss may be contacted at: 4573 Regency Crossing Southport, NC 28461 910-454-8200 email@example.com