Priscilla Whitlock

  • Selected Works

     Summer Meadow, 2015
    Oil on canvas, 30 x 40 inches

    Emerald and Violets, Waves, Cap de Chevre, Brittany, 2015
    Oil on linen, 32 x 32 inches

    Reflections, Clouds and Water, 2015
    Oil on canvas, 30 x 40 inches


    Violet Horizon, Summer Sea, 2017
    Oil on canvas, 36 x 36 inches


  • Past Exhibitions

    9 January – 1 February 2015

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    17 July – 16 August 2015.

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    21 February – 30 March 2014 

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    Contemporary Realism
    6 – 29 September 2002

  • Biography

    Priscilla Long Whitlock received a B.F.A. from East Carolina University. Her first artist residency was for the National Park Service, at both Bodie Island and the following year at Buxton, N.C. on the Outer Banks. She was awarded a residency at Acadia National Park, Maine in 2002 and invited to return in 2004. Other artist residencies have included: “Les invite d’Yvonne Jean Haffen, Chateau Musee’, Dinan, France and two years as a Fellow at the Virginia Center for Creative Arts. Recently chosen for the Art in Embassies Program, two paintings from Wrightsville Beach are currently hanging in the U.S. Ambassador’s residence in Riga, Latvia.

    She has participated in Plein Air Competitions ranging from the first International Competition in Curacao, and was awarded first place in Norfolk, Va. Other competitions were Bath County, Va., Easton, Md., Wayne, Pa., Mountain Maryland, and an invitational at Montpelier, the home of James Madison.

    Priscilla recently judged the Plein Air Competition in Lynchburg, Va. this Spring.
    Represented by a curator from the Washington D.C. area, as part of the philosophy of “Arts and Healing”, her work has been sold to many hospitals and cancer centers on the East Coast. She was commissioned to paint a triptych for the entry at Shady Grove Cancer Center in Maryland. Her work has been included in the juried show at the Louise Wells Cameron Art Museum, Wilmington, N.C., the Director’s Office of Health & Human Services, and National Institutes of Health, Washington, D.C. and in Perugia, Italy. She has painted on location in Italy, France, Mexico and Curacao.

    Ms. Whitlock works at Wrightsville Beach, N.C. and maintains a studio in Albemarle County, Va.

  • Bibliography

    Selected Exhibitions, Honors and Events
    “Experimenting with Cold Wax”, teach workshop at Beverley Street Studio School, Staunton, Va.  April 
    “Twenty-Five Years in the Studio”  Blue Ridge Community College, Oct 16- Dec. 7 Group Show  

    “Germination: BSSS Faculty & Student Work” Shenandoah Valley Art Center, Waynesboro, Va.  September 2- Oct. 31

    “Paint Lexington”  Nelson Gallery, October 

    Triennial Art Auction, 2nd Street Art Gallery,, Sept.1, live auction and party Sept. 9, Charlottesville, Va. 

    “Horizons”  One Woman Show, New Elements Gallery, Wilmington, N.C.  July- Aug

    “A Celebration of 25 Years” Beverley Street Studio School , Staunton, Va., July

    Juror, Plein air competition, Lynchburg, Va. April
    Art in Embassies, U.S. Ambassador Nancy Pettit, paintings installed in her Riga, Latvia residence – ongoing for two years. 

    Art of the State, State of the Art, Cameron Art Museum, Wilmington, N.C.

    The Women’s Initiative Art Auction Original Painting created specifically for the occasion, March, 2015 & 2016

    Landfall Art Show and Sale, Wilmington, N.C. August

    Wrightsville Beach Magazine, Article Jan. issue“The Healing Arts 

    Twenty! LYdM turns twenty! Artists create 20×20″ works for the occasion

    Art Auction The Women’s Initiative Original Painting created specifically for the occasion, March, 2015 & 2016
    “Good Behavior”  TV Drama filmed in Wilmington, N.C. Paintings used in interiors.

    Cover Cape Fear Living Magazine April

    “Summer Scenes” Les Yeux du Monde, Art Gallery, Priscilla Whitlock and Isabelle Abbot, July, August

    Luncheon, Artists Speak, Les Yeux du Monde August

    France, painting the coast of Brittany, September 2015

    McGuffey Art Center 40th Anniversary Celebration, Alumni Show, by invitation, October.   

    New Elements Art Gallery, Wilmington, N.C. group shows, including their holiday show, November

    Acquisitions: The Battle Building, Children’s Hospital Commission , Augusta County Medical Center, UVA Culpeper Hospital

    “Visions of Spring” Les Yeux du Monde,  Priscilla Whitlock, Elizabeth Bradford, Lou Jordan, Anne Lyne

    Martha Jefferson Hospital, April-Sept.

    Benefit Art Auction,Second Street Gallery 2014 , April 12

    Designer Showcase Wilmington, N.C. May 

    Invitational Plein Air Group Show, River District Arts  Sperryville, Va.  August 16-Oct. 12

    “Fields and Marshes”Angelo- September 3- October 31 , , One Woman Show, Charlottesville, Va.  

    Bath County Plein Air, Juried, Warm Springs Gallery, Warm Springs, Va. Sept. 29- Oct. 5 

    Nelson Gallery Plein Air Invitational, Lexington, Va. October 10, 11 

    Montpelier, Home of James Madison, A Day at the Races,  Plein Air, Nov. 1, fundraiser to aid retired thoroughbred

    Beverley Street Studio School, Staunton, Va.  Plein Air Class- Abstracting the Landscape

    Paintings by Priscilla Long Whitlock, Karen Blair and Jessie Coles, McGuffey Art Center, Sarah Smith Gallery

    The Market Gallery, Roanoke, with Featured Artist Nan Mahone Invitational ShowRoanoke, Va. along with Gray Dodson and Debra Sheffer

    The Art Box, Crozet, Va.  Karen Blair & Priscilla Long Whitlock

    New Elements Gallery, Wilmington, N.C.  Paintings

    Bath County Plein Air Paint Out, Hosted by Warm Springs Gallery, Warm Springs, Virginia

    Acquired works Nov. Opening Shady Grove Hospital Cancer Center,

    Show:  Martha Jefferson Hospital, Charlottesville, Va. 

    Summer Show Beverley Street Studio School Summer Camp Faculty through August  


  • Articles & Reviews

    “Good Behavior”  TV Drama filmed in Wilmington, N.C. Paintings used in interiors.

    Cover Cape Fear Living Magazine April

    Wrightsville Beach Magazine, Article Jan. issue“The Healing Arts