Tapestry Subject Tutor and Studio Leader
Philip is Leader of the Professional Tapestry Studio and is a Subject Tutor on the MFA in Fine Art. He is also the Tutor for the Tapestry Foundation Diploma, a short course tutor at the College and a visiting lecturer at the Royal College of Art.
Philip trained at Middlesex Polytechnic and The Royal College of Art before joining the West Dean Tapestry Studio in 1993. During his time at West Dean Philip has translated the work of a number of artists into large-scale tapestries including Marta Rogoyska, John Hubbard, Tracy Emin, and Eva Rothschild. He has also designed and woven tapestries for a variety of spaces including, The Surrey History centre, Woking, Portcullis House, Chelmsford Cathedral and Mercers Hall.
Philip also has his own studio practice, recent exhibitions include Here and Now “the first major curated exhibition of contemporary tapestry in England for over 20 years” in 2017/18 and has been shortlisted three times for the Cordis Trust Prize for Tapestry, at the Scottish Royal Academy and Inverleith House, Edinburgh.
17th Century Verdure Tapestry
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