Morrison Art Gallery, Doolin
Fitz's Cross, Hotel Doolin, Doolin, Co Clare
Phone: 065 7075646
Philip work generally concentrates on streetscapes and surf scenes from the west of Ireland. Strong shapes and colour are key signatures of his work which help to create interesting compositions and a sense of movement. Another unique feature would be my treatment of the sky, often the sky in a painting has no physical relationship with the landscape below it. In his work Philip tries to bridge this by forcing a relationship between the two by use of lines that interweave between them. He finds that this gives a visual tempo to the piece.
He enjoy the playfulness that occurs in his work, the actual process is as important as the finished piece. He feel that the enjoyment he gets from creating the work actually reveals itself.