Deborah Phillips
Contemporary Scottish Landscape Painter

"Deborah Phillips' jewel light mixed media paintings give a glittering glow to the gallery"

"Ms Phillips is one of those gifted artists who can paint a scene with which we are all familiar, yet have never seen it as she sees it: she has the vision to take a familiar scene and make it immediately identifiable but significantly different."

"Colour and spontaneity are probably the two most important aspects of what she paints and how she paints it."


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Deborah Phillips was born in Dundee, the daughter of well known Scottish artist, Douglas Phillips.
It soon became apparent that she would follow in her father's footsteps.

She first exhibited work at the Royal Scottish Academy and the Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Art at the age of 14.
She attended Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee and graduated with BA (honours) in 1987. Following graduation she took up the post of Merchandise Designer with the National Trust for Scotland and a similar post with Historic Scotland followed. Her design work has been featured in several leading women's magazines and her paintings featured in International Artist, Artists and Illustrators, Picture Business and Art Business Today to name but a few. She also worked with an international art and craft materials company demonstrating products at leading art fairs.

Deborah now concentrates on painting in acrylics in her Dundee studio overlooking the Firth of Tay.

Deborah says, " I enjoy all aspects of creating a painting, from going out into the the stunning Scottish countryside to collect reference material, priming the board on which I will paint, squeezing paint from the tubes and watching it glisten on the palette,holding the well-used brushes, mixing the squelchy colour and applying it in swathes, varnishing, framing and then seeing the finished article on a gallery wall - every stage gives me a thrill."

She exhibits extensively throughout Scotland, England and Ireland. In addition to being reproduced as limited edition hand-embellished giclee prints and fine art greetings cards, her work can be found in corporate and private collections throughout the world.



Commissions and Collections
Bank of Scotland
Standard Life
Cairn Energy
Wright Health Group
Marks and Spencer
Princess Ysenburg von Budingen
Lady Fraser
Tayside Police
Various private collections worldwide
Royal Scottish Academy
Royal Glasgow Institute of Fine Art
Society of Artists/Artist Craftsmen
English Speaking Union, Edinburgh
Ainscough Contemporary Art, London
Air Gallery, London
Kensington Exhibition Centre, London
Thompson's Gallery Group (London, Stow, Aldeburgh)
Red Rag Gallery, Stow on the Wold
Wren Gallery, Burford
Moll de la Fusta, Barcelona
The Bridge Gallery, Dublin
Waring Gallery, County Armagh
Affordable Art Fair, London
Glasgow Art Fair
Aberfeldy Gallery, Aberfeldy
Annan Gallery, Glasgow
Atholl Gallery, Dunkeld
Eduardo Allessandro Studios, Dundee
Frames, Perth
Galleria Luti, Callander
Gallery Heinzel, Aberdeen
Glamis Castle
Juno Gallery, Dunoon
Just Art, Fochabers
Leith Gallery, Edinburgh
Old Course Hotel, St Andrews
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Gallery Q, Dundee
Riverside Gallery, Stonehaven
Rowan Gallery, Helensburgh
Strathearn Gallery, Crieff
Tolqhon Gallery, Aberdeenshire
Torrance Gallery, Edinburgh
Blue Duck Gallery, Reading
Edinburgh Art Fair
The Hunter Gallery, Long Melford
Artists & Illustrators Magazine (Aug 2000 & Feb 2007 issue)
Art Business Today (August 2003)
International Artist Magazine (Autumn 2001 & May 2003)
Picture Business (September 2002)
Tartan 2cv. Scotland's Artists Calendar 2005-2013
Tartan 2cv. Scotland's Artists Cards
Art from Scotland. 22 Limited Edition Giclee Prints
Abacus Cards - Cards and Notelets
Paperlink Cards - L'arte GreetingsCards
Woodmansterne - Greetings Cards
Arrowhead Press - Book Covers
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