Liisa Phillips is active/lives in Arizona / Finland. Liisa Phillips is known for photo realism.
Biography Liisa Phillips
Born in Helsinki, Finland, Liisa Phillips studied in the 1970s at the School of Visual Arts in New York and the Art Students League in New York before moving to Arizona. Her early works were painterly and gestural, investigating surrealism and aspects of fantasy. Intrigued by the work of a fellow student while attending The University of Arizona, she began to experiment with Super Realist-styled self portraits in exotic settings, including monkeys, jungle foliage, parrots and bananas—images foreign to her childhood in Finland.
These large-scale paintings were created with regular artists brushes, French curves, and only cadmium red, ultramarine blue, yellow and white. Primarily working with the figure in tropical environment
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