<About Philip>

Philip Edward King lives in Portland, Oregon, USA. Their interdisciplinary work deals with questions surrounding the loosely defined term "human nature" juxtaposed with themes of crisis in the 20th and 21st centuries. In 2016 they received a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Art Practices from Portland State University, with Minor studies in Writing and WGS Studies. Their work has been featured in Pathos Literary Magazine, Natural Pursuits Magazine, Oregon's Best Emerging Poets (2017, Z Publishing), the Portland State University Vanguard, The Golden Key, Fools Journey, CHANGE Zine, Annex Zine, and Literary Brushstrokes. They have shown work at the Saatchi Gallery in London, England, Arteles Creative Center in Hämeenkyrö, Finland, the Todd Art Gallery in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and in Portland at the Crowne Plaza Hotel for the Schemers, Scammers, and Subverters Symposium, UNA Gallery, Lincoln Hall, Erickson Gallery, Littman Gallery, the Holocene, Rose City Comic Con, AB Gallery, MK Gallery, the Sugar Cube, and Splendorporium.

<Exhibition/Performance>

  • 02.19: Schemers, Scammers & Subverters Symposium, Portland, OR
  • 09.18: AFTER, Lincoln Hall, Portland, OR
  • 06.18: Landscapes of the Psyche, Blackbird Pizza, Portland, OR
  • 12.17 - 01.18: Everything Must Go, Erickson Gallery, Portland, OR
  • 11.17: Día de Muertx, UNA Gallery, Portland, OR
  • 09.17: Rose City Comic Con, Artist Alley, Portland, OR
  • 10.16: The Tarot Show, Splendorporium, Portland, OR
  • 10.16: Simon Benson Award Show, MK Gallery, Portland, OR
  • 06.16: Emerging/Developed, Littman Gallery, Portland, OR
  • 05.16: NextNorthwest Industry Night, Portland, OR
  • 04.16: The 50 Works Project, MK Gallery, Portland, OR
  • 04.16: Stopping Points, Littman Gallery, Portland, OR
  • 12.15 - 01.16: 12 x 12: A National Exhibition of Small-Scale Works, Todd Art Gallery, Murfreesboro, TN
  • 10.15: Sip, Serve, & Celebrate, St. Johns Racquet Center, Portland, OR
  • 06.15 - 08.15: Saatchi Gallery, London, England

<Experience>

  • 10.18 - 05.19 | 03.16 - 06.16: King School Museum of Contemporary Art, Artist Mentor
  • 08 - 09.18 | 09.17 | 09.16 | 08 - 09.14: Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Time-Based Art Festival, Volunteer
  • 05.18: QDoc Film Festival, Volunteer
  • 10.17: Studio Assistant, Radical Indigenous Survivance and Empowerment
  • 03.14 - 12.16: PSU Disability Resource Center
  • 09.16 | 09.15 | 09.12: Cascade AIDS Project, AIDS Walk, Volunteer
  • 08.14 - 06.16: Pathos Literary Magazine, Editor-in-Chief
  • 01 - 03.16: Centennial Learning Center, Volunteer
  • 11.15: Panel speaker, PSU Bridges "The Arts: Where Creativity Begins"
  • 05.15 - 09.15: Studio Assistant, Anna Fidler
  • 09.14 - 05.15: Portland Art Museum, Volunteer


<Education>

  • 09.12 - 12.16: Portland State University, BFA Art Practices
  • 06 - 07.15: Art History in Rome
  • 09 - 12.15: The 50 Works Project

<Publication>

  • 10.18: Arteles Comic Blast Anthology
  • 09.18: Natural Pursuits Magazine
  • 05.18: Arteles Creative Center 2018 Catalogue
  • 02.18: Nico Synth Worldwide
  • 11.17: Z Publishing, Oregon's Best Emerging Poets, "Ill…"
  • 01 - 05.17: The Golden Key, Issue 7: "Resurrected Things"
  • 12.16 - 01.17: Nico's Mystery, "nico multimedia EP"
  • 12.16: Pathos Literary Magazine, "Lips Like Kerouac" & Ecstasis
  • 08.16: CHANGE zine
  • 06.16: Fools Journey
  • 06.16: Emerging/Developed exhibition catalog
  • 10.15: Literary Brushstrokes, "Tuluros and the Shapers"