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About Philip Edwards

Artist's Bio

  • 1950 – born Harare, Zimbabwe

  • 1963 – First Grade Certificate  - Art (The Rhodesia Institute of Allied Arts) 

  • 1966 – scrap metal sculpture accepted in annual juried exhibition – Art Gallery of Zimbabwe (purchased and shipped to Beverly Hills,  California)

  • 1972 – started painting with Robin Townsend – Durban, South Africa

  • 1973 – Member Highway Art Group (exhibited 1973 and 1974)

  • 1974 – represented by Peter Graham Gallery (Durban), and Jacaranda Gallery (Harare), Collector's Gallery (Johannesburg), Mimosa Gallery (Harare)

  • 1977 – studied painting under Ruth Levy – Johannesburg, South Africa

  • 1978 – emigrated to Canada

  • 1979 – attended painting classes – Royal Ontario Museum

  • 1980 – attended painting classes – Art Gallery of Ontario

  • 1984 – attended Art Student’s League – New York City

  • 1990 – first studio – 1024 Dupont Street, Toronto

  • 1995 – first solo exhibition 1024 Dupont Street Studio

  • 1996 – one year sabbatical – Rome, Italy

  • 1999 – opened Gloucester Street Studio, Toronto

  • 2003 –solo “Over Views” exhibition – Jet Fuel, Toronto

  • 2004 – solo exhibition “Rocky Mountains” - Gloucester Street Studio

  • 2008 – opened CasaNova Studio, Seaforth, Ontario

  • 2019 – attended Off the Wall Scenic Painting classes – Scenic Art I & II

  • 2019 – opened Brunswick Street Studio – started working in casein

Philip has close to 100 paintings hanging in homes in Toronto,Vancouver, Florida, London (Ont.), London(UK), Amsterdam, Los Angeles, South Africa, Rome (Italy), Australia, Zimbabwe, and sculpture installed in Beverly Hills (CA)