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MILES PHILLIPS

Abstract/Street Art/Portraits

Miles Phillips was born in 1972 in Canada. He graduated from the University of Victoria, Canada and earned an honors degree in painting (1997). Miles studied under Sandra Meigs who recently won the Governor General's Award of Canada (2015).
He earned a Diploma for digital media (2000) in web design and programing from Bodwell College, Vancouver Canada. Won a competition for best design award.
Miles has exhibited his paintings in different venues globally, Standard Notions New York, Ironworks Gallery Vancouver, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, etc.
In the late 90's, Miles lived in New York City, San Francisco and London. Since 2001, he has been residing in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, painting in oil, participating in street art, working with digital and mixed media to bring out rawness and color to deliver a messages more clearly. He is now working on portrait commissions and non-commercial projects.

"I am a multi-media artist. 
Paintings can also construct stories mainly based on how one feels. Emotion, imagination, representation, and ultimately the essence of painting is connected to a system of relaxation, awe, inspiration, rest, and tranquility."

Miles Phillips

EDUCATION
Diploma (Advanced Web & Design), Bodwell College, 2000
BFA with honors University of Victoria, BC, Canada, 1997
Basic Inquiry, Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver, Canada, 1993

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2020
Oil/ Ink paintings, For Your Taste Only, Maasstraat 118, Amsterdam

2018 

Oil paintings, Locals, Spuistraat 272, Amsterdam
Ink paintings, Palladio, Elandsgracht 64, Amsterdam

2017
Oil paintings, Locals, Spuistraat 272, Amsterdam
Ink paintings, Palladio, Elandsgracht 64, Amsterdam

2016
Watercolors, Travel paintings, OT301, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Oil paintings, Wolvenstraat 23, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2015
Recent paintings, Shell building, main office, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2008
Water colors, Oranjekerk, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2003
Portrait paintings, Gallery Neilson, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2000
Recent Work, Gallery space, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, BC

1998
New York: Palmtrees, Ironworks Gallery, Vancouver, BC

1997
Interiors, Mona Leah Gallery, S.E.Marine Dr., Vancouver, BC

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2012
LTart.nl, Expat artists, Haarlemmerstraat, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2004
Walls gallery, Prinsengracht, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2003
Museum Night, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Various, Kurbatoff Art Gallery, S.Granville, Vancouver, BC

2000
Recent Work, Law Courts, Barrister’s Gallery, Vancouver, BC
This Kind of Hunger, Michaud House Gallery, Vancouver, BC

1998
Palmtrees, Standard Notions cafe/ gallery, N.Y.N.Y.

1997
Graduation class,Exhibition Space, Victoria, BC

INTERVIEWS

2013

Select artist for online magazine
http://issuu.com/britsoczine/docs/may_2013_zine/39