Phillip McKay is a Tasmanian artist who graduated from the
School of Art, UTAS in 1999. He is a previous winner of the
MONA scholarship and has been a finalist at the Mossman
Art Prize, Doug Moran National Portrait Prize and Pro Hart
Outback Art Prize. His works are included in public
collections at MONA, Government House, Tasmania and in
private collections in Sydney, Melbourne, New York, Tokyo, London and
Amsterdam. Alongside his professional practice Phillip has
taught art in correctional and mental health facilities and
within the Youth Justice system in Australia and in the UK.


1999 Bachelor of Fine Arts, School of Art, Hobart, 1999
2004 Respecting Cultures – Aboriginal Arts Advisory Committee
2003 Young Offenders: “Including the Arts” – Arts England and Justice Board, Tate Modern UK
2002 Artists in Schools, Bow Arts Trust, London UK


Individual Exhibitions
2017 So it did warm up” Henry Jones Art Hotel Packer’s Room
2005 MONA ‘Silent and Sorry”
1999 ‘Future Memories’ Sidespace Gallery SAC
1998 ‘Stripes and Squares’ Entrepot
1997 ‘Immaculate Conceptions’ The Wilderness Gallery
Group Exhibition
1999 ‘Flicker’ Entrepot
1997-98 Contemporary Art Services Tasmania (CAST)
1997 ‘Eight by Eight’ Dunce Gallery
1996 ‘Kissing the Blue Tongue’ Long Gallery


Tim Martain: The Scholarship, The Mercury, May 2004
Jeorg Andersch: Future Memories, The Mercury, July 1999
Margaretta Pos: Streetwise Artist, The Mercury, July 1999
Jeorg Andersch: Flicker, The Mercury, Nov. 1999
Jeorg Andersch: Stripes and Squares, The Mercury, 1998
Jeorg Andersch: Dexterity and Daring, The Mercury, 1997


Anselm Kiefer, Gerhard Richter, Francis Bacon

50cm (W) x 50cm (H)
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35cm (W) x 45cm (H)
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35cm (W) x 45cm (H)
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35cm (W) x 45cm (H)
Oil Paint
95cm (W) x 75cm (H)
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90cm (W) x 120cm (H)
Oil Paint
137cm (W) x 167cm (H)
Mixed Media
210cm (W) x 180cm (H)
Oil Paint
82cm (W) x 71cm (H)
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