Studios at Crescent Pond

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Leo Krazeski

Leo Krazeski
Sailor's Snug Harbor

Commission a Portrait

Richard Whitney, PhD.H, is a commissioned artist who focuses his concentration on realistic, portrait, and landscape art. He offers all his clients free design consultation for commissioned fine art.

Richard will speak by telephone or email with the client to determine the details of the portrait. This includes desired mood, size, clothing, objects to be included in the portrait, schedules, and where the portrait will ultimately hang.

Richard and the client then meet. He can travel to the client's location or they can meet at Richard's studio in Stoddard, New Hampshire. At this two- to three-hour meeting, Richard does a photography session and a color study from life. Using these materials, he works with the client to reach an agreement on pose and composition.

Artist, author, and teacher Richard Whitney is nationally known for his realistic portraits and landscapes painted in the style of contemporary realism. "Town and Country" magazine has named him one of the top dozen portrait painters in America. "Fine Art Connoisseur" has called him one of "the giants of the field" of figurative painting.

Whitney's paintings hang in over 800 public and private collections throughout the United States and abroad. They include the Anchorage Museum of Art and History; the Anderson House Museum; the Newark Museum; the Pentagon; Harvard, Yale, and Stanford Universities; and the Catholic University of Portugal.

He has won over 50 regional and national awards as well as three grants from the Greenshields' Foundation of Montreal. Whitney was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts from the University of New Hampshire in 2015 and the Lotte Jacobi Living Treasure Award from the State of New Hampshire.

Joanne

Joanne
Private Collection

John Slocum, Newport RI Historical Society

John Slocum
Newport RI Historical Society

Ethan Hawke, The Players, NYC

Ethan Hawke
The Players, NYC

Tom Brush Loomis Chaffee School

Tom Brush
Loomis Chaffee School

Sandy

Sandy
Private Collection

Dr. Nelson Kiang

Dr. Nelson Kiang,
Mass. Eye Ear Infirmary



Contact

Thank you for your interest. Richard will look forward to hearing from you soon.

Phone
(603) 446-7476

Email
studios@crescentpond.com

Hours of Operation
Art Classes Thursdays 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm & Saturdays 10 am - 12:30 pm
Open Saturdays 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm or by Chance or Appointment

Address
100 Chalet Dr, Stoddard, NH 03464

Service Area
International

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"Congratulations! "Marion" is not only a beautiful painting but a splendid example of "modern" portraiture. I have full confidence in your ability to produce sound work that simultaneously meets the standards of creativity. Now it seems that you are again quite on target as far as the trend in contemporary American art is concerned."
— Artist Elton Fax

"Richard, I just have to stop everything and tell you how very impressed I am with ALL that you have accomplished over the years. You are a true master in every aspect of the word. So very proud to be a tiny part of your incredible life!"
— Pat Young, The Portrait Group

"I have received more comments about your portrait of me than any of my scientific work. Some have even asked how to get in touch with you."
— Dr. Nelson Kiang, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Institute