Dioramas and Figures
Phil Whitman Dioramas and Figures papermache, oil paint and wax
Excursion/Incursion Figure
2010
papermache, oil paint and wax
figure: ~24" tall
Phil Whitman Dioramas and Figures papiermache, oil paint and wax
Excursion/ Incursion Figure (final installation)
2010-
papiermache, oil paint and wax
figure: ~24" tall

This figure has been installed under this tree in the woods along the boundary line of the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, overlooking one of the Wm. Philbrick 1968 boundary marker posts.

Phil Whitman Dioramas and Figures
Home of a Rebel Sharpshooter (with Model)
2010

diorama of the Sharpshooter's Den onsite in the original photographic location, Gettysburg Battlefield.
Phil Whitman Dioramas and Figures
Sharpshooter's Wall Model on site, Gettysburg Battlefield
2010

Phil Whitman Dioramas and Figures diorama and video (two installation views)
We Can Always Go Back
2007
diorama and video (two installation views)

The diorama depicts the 'Sharpshooter's Wall' in Devil's Den, Gettysburg, made famous in Alexander Gardner's 1863 photograph. The video is a slideshow of hundreds of tourist photographs of this same spot.
Phil Whitman Dioramas and Figures diorama and collected photographs
Our Folk Den
2007
diorama and collected photographs
variable dimension

This is a room-sized installation consiting of thousands of collected tourist photographs of Devil's Den, Gettysburg. It includes a diorama of Devil's Den made by cross-referencing these photos.

Phil Whitman Dioramas and Figures diorama made from epoxy-putty, polymer clay and MDF
Our Folk Den
2007
diorama made from epoxy-putty, polymer clay and MDF
5" x 14" x 28"

Diorama of the rocks of Devil's Den, made by cross-referencing tourist photographs of the site.
Phil Whitman Dioramas and Figures
Our Folk Den (on location)

at Devil's Den, Gettysburg Battlefield

Phil Whitman Dioramas and Figures polymer clay figures and diorama materials on MDF
Jimmy Carter Baptizing my Mom
2006
polymer clay figures and diorama materials on MDF
Phil Whitman Dioramas and Figures polymer clay figures and diorama materials on MDF
Jimmy Carter Baptizing my Mom
2006
polymer clay figures and diorama materials on MDF

Phil Whitman Dioramas and Figures polymer clay figures and diorama materials on MDF
Jimmy Carter Baptizing My Mom
2006
polymer clay figures and diorama materials on MDF
Phil Whitman Dioramas and Figures polymer clay figures and diorama materials
Thanksgiving Baby
2007
polymer clay figures and diorama materials
6" x 10" x 12"

Phil Whitman Dioramas and Figures acrylic and diorama materials on wood
NorthEaster Score-O Board
2005
acrylic and diorama materials on wood
48" x 72"

This painting is a board that fits into the mouth of a hockey goal. The ice surface depicted is taken from a 1700's map of North America
Phil Whitman Dioramas and Figures acrylic and diorama materials on wood, polymer clay figures
NorthEaster Score-O Board
2005
acrylic and diorama materials on wood, polymer clay figures
48" x 72" x 4"

This painting is a board that fits into the mouth of a hockey goal. The ice surface depicted is taken from a 1700's map of North America. The figures represent the original six NHL hockey teams.

Phil Whitman Dioramas and Figures
NorthEaster Score-O Board (detail)
2005

These particular figures represent 1700's versions of the Chicago Blackhawk and New York Ranger
Phil Whitman Dioramas and Figures
NorthEaster Score-O Board (detail)
2005

This particular figure represents a 1700's version of a Montreal Canadian, atop a map surface depicting the St. Lawrence River and Maritime Provinces.

Phil Whitman Dioramas and Figures diorama
Mount Dependence (detail)
2004
diorama
55" x 48" x 12"
Phil Whitman Dioramas and Figures polymer clay and diorama materials
The Historic Berkshires
2004
polymer clay and diorama materials
18" x 24" x 24"

Phil Whitman Dioramas and Figures polymer clay figures and diorama materials
The Historic Berkshires (detail)
2004
polymer clay figures and diorama materials
18" x 24" x 24"
Phil Whitman Dioramas and Figures polymer clay figures and diorama materials on wood
The Historic Berkshires (rear view)
2004
polymer clay figures and diorama materials on wood
18" x 24" x 24"

Phil Whitman Dioramas and Figures
The Historic Berkshires (Installation View)
Phil Whitman Dioramas and Figures photograph
Prisoner Pile, Dutchtown
2004
photograph

Phil Whitman Dioramas and Figures photograph
Lost Grenadier in the Rain
2005
photograph
Phil Whitman Dioramas and Figures polymer clay and oil paint
Muster Figure
2005
polymer clay and oil paint
6" x 10"

This is a figure of artist Alison Smith from her Governor's Island Muster.

Phil Whitman Dioramas and Figures photograph
Redoubt Referee
2006
photograph
Phil Whitman Dioramas and Figures
United Six Nations Referee in Sharpshooter's Home
2009

Phil Whitman Dioramas and Figures photograph
Treason Ornament: Benedict Arnold Boot Monument
2007
photograph

paper ornament hung on the nameless Benedict Arnold monument at the Saratoga Battlefield
Phil Whitman Dioramas and Figures photograph
Partisan Screening (Next to Last of the Mohicans)
2005
photograph

Phil Whitman Dioramas and Figures photograph
New York Ranger, Offseason
2005
photograph
Phil Whitman Dioramas and Figures photograph
Chicago Blackhawk, Offseason
2005
photograph

Phil Whitman Dioramas and Figures photograph
Boston Bruin, Offseason
2005
photograph
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