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Philip has been painting unique works of modern art since 1969.
His achievements include being a finalist in art prizes such as the Bald Archies , Gallipoli and the prestigious Sir John Sulman and hung in NSW Art Gallery. https://www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au/prizes/sulman/2011/

The A.T.S.I.S art Collection in Canberra holds one of his works.

Philips paintings are highly collectible and in collections all over the World.

He studied Biology/ Ecology at Macquarie University and worked in the National Herbarium in Sydney's Royal Botanic Gardens which influenced his interest in botanic drawing .

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Education

Science & Ecology @ Macquarie University.
HSC ART ; First Level.

Exhibitions

1975 , 1976 , 1977 at 171 Australia St Galleries, Newtown
May 2017 : Stanmore Chilli Rooms studio gallery,
June 2018 : Wayne Ashton Gallery , 11 Northumberland Ave , Stanmore

Bald Archies finalist : 2009 ;

Gallipolli Art Prize finalist : 2010;

Sulman Finalist : 2011 , hung in NSW Art Gallery

ATSIS Collection , Canberra .

Press

Daily Telegraph , 2009 , Discussion of Philip's controversial portrait of Nicole Kidman wearing a jihab which was a finalist in the Bald Archies art prize 2009.

Cartoonist for Macquarie University newspaper , ARENA , 1973 and 1974.

Influences

Figurative Art : Norman Lindsay , Lionel Lindsay ,

Modern Australian Art : Sydney Nolan , Ken Reinhardt , Garry Shead , Brett Whiteley , Charles Blackman .

Botanic Drawing : Durer & Rousseau

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