Born in Brighton (Melbourne) in 1947, Philip studied at the
Caulfield Institute and completed his Diploma of Painting in
1968. He then travelled to London where he painted full time
before embarking on a world wide tour including Europe, India
Returning back to Victoria in 1972, Philip commenced teaching
art at Maryborough Tech. College where he stayed until resuming
full time painting in 1996.
Philip states that he wants to capture the excitement of exploring
a new landscape. Everything is to be discovered, the senses are
sharpened. He achieves this through his practice of meditation
which renews his vision.
Philip has held several solo exhibitions and participated in
many joint exhibitions over the years and is represented in private
collections in England, France, Germany, Japan, USA, Canada and
Australia at the Crown Casino Melbourne and the Reserve Bank
of Australia New York collection. Philip exhibits at Sorrento
and Flinders Fine Art Galleries on the Mornington Peninsula.