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More About the Artist - Hal Prewitt

posted May 26, 2016, 10:56 AM by Prewitt Gallery   [ updated Jun 27, 2016, 2:50 PM ]
Hal Prewitt has been there and done that -  all around the world.  He is well known as one of the pioneers of the personal computer industry, inventing technology that helped shape the computer world as we know it today.  He sold the company to raise a family, but that wasn't enough. Later in life, he became a professional race car driver and is now one of the top endurance racers in the United States.  

In 2015, he took on a new venture opening Prewitt Gallery where he showcases his work from one of his other passions, photography.  Hal has traveled extensively throughout his career, and most recently racing in events around the world.  This allows Prewitt Gallery to include shots from around the world.  The Gallery opening in November 2015 and features one-of-a-kind, museum quality images.  Hal Prewitt has been an artist since he was a teenager, dabbling in painting and drawing, as well as photography, but in recent years the pull to open a gallery became too strong to ignore. Prewitt, who purchased the building at 570 Main Street, knew the timing was right when the previous tenant Quicksilver left the space.

"It came to a point where I need to either stop doing photography or find a way to help share the art," he said. "My motto is, "Art is for Everyone," so I had no alternative, really," said Hal.  "It's been a really amazing experience." 

Be sure to stop in Prewitt Gallery on your next visit to Historic Main Street, he loves to talk to as many people as possible and share his experiences with every images.  The newly created website - www.prewittgallery.com - features many of his images, with new releases being added on a regular basis.  One unique feature about the Gallery is that many of the images now have QR codes that take you directly to the landing page for a particular image.  Here you'll find more detailed information about each image, including the location, camera settings, descriptions, as well as a video by Hal talking about the unique characteristics of each of his images.  Be sure to download the QR Code Reader App and stop in our interactive Gallery.  

Prewitt hopes people view his photography as stunning and unique. His work captures interesting moments in diverse areas of the world, ranging from polar bears, penguins and ice from the Antarctic to a lightening storm over South Beach in Miami. His mission is to offer people photos they can't get anywhere else.  Prewitt's other goal is to make his art available to a wide range of people. His cheapest offerings start out at around $35 for poster and $100 for 9 x 9 metal prints.

What's next for Hal Prewitt Photography?  Hall is just returning from a trip to Machu Picchu and will be adding many new amazing images to the Gallery.  Be sure to stop in an meet the photographer, Hal Prewitt on your next visit to Main Street.