Don Phillips
Don Phillips

Don Phillips

- Painting (oil)

- Gouache

- Photography

- Wood Carving

"The Edge of The River-Jaguar" - oil on canvas

Born just outside of Dillsburg, Pennsylvania on a small farm. later at the age of 5 moving to the City of Harrisburg until attending Edison Junior High School, then on to the quaint town of New Cumberland on the west shore of the beautiful Susquehanna River. Attended Penn State his freshman year, then on moving to southern California and Westwood Village. A self taught artist who teaches art at the Harrisburg art assoc., the Friendship Center in Lower Paxton Twp. And in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

As a budding artist Don took up natural history Painting, depicting all kinds of flora and fauna. Illustrating books on North American swallowtail butterflies, Naturegraph Press of California, ink drawings of birds relating to Indians of the Southwest for New Mexico University Press and co-authored Owls by day and night, Naturegraph Press, a book of all the Owls of North America.

As a young man, Don had his first one man art showing in the William Penn Museum Under Don Winters ,then the art curator. From there he went on to paint the Summer diorama in the famous Bird exhibit room in the Everhart museum in Scranton ,Pennsylvania.. Then on to another diorama depicting the Ice Follies at Hotel Hershey.

From Pennsylvania Don and His wife, Esther moved to Colorado where he continued his art classes and both pursued their love of wildlife photography, were excepted into the stock agency of Tom Stacks and Assoc. and worked for Weber Engineering Co.

Along with photography Don works in all mediums, from wood carvings to the fine arts of water colors, acrylics and his favorites, oil painting and photography.

"Two Brothers Hunting-Cheetahs"
oil on canvas


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"Flight of the Eagles" - oil on canvas