Over 100 scholars of philosophy and neuroscience have participated as sitters for the on-going painting project titled Philosophy ReBound. This project is supported by a 2019-2020 artist grant from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation.
KNOW SUCH THINGS
Prudence Whittlesey painted Know Such Things in September - October 2020 with one live subject. He previously sat for the 2016-2017 series You Might Just Be Right.
The oil on canvas series titled Think Twice was painted during five months of the pandemic lockdown. 2020
SUITCASE & CO.
Prudence Whittlesey painted the watercolor portrait series titled Suitcase & Co. in live sittings with one woman, in tandem with the series Think Twice. 2020
KNOWN BY SIGHT Part 2
Recent selected oil paintings from live sittings. 2020
ET TU BRUTE
By re-configuring watercolor paintings from portrait sittings, Prudence Whittlesey pulled characters from these initially abstract works. 2019
YOU MIGHT JUST BE RIGHT
The language of these portrait paintings occurred spontaneously from the studio interactions with one model. 2016-2017