Phillip Jewell Hampton
Phillip Jewell Hampton is active/lives in Georgia, Kansas. Phillip Hampton is known for figure, genre and landscape easel painting, mural.
Biography Phillip Jewell Hampton
Phillip Hampton (b. 1922)
Artist and educator Phillip Hampton was born in 1922 and studied art at Drake University and the Kansas City Art Institute. In 1952, he began teaching at Savannah State College and was instrumental in developing their program in art and design. By 1969, Hampton had relocated to Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, IL where he taught classes in printmaking, design, and painting. In each locale, he extended his reach to the community at large by teaching workshops, giving lectures, and writing articles.
During his tenure in Savannah, Hampton focused on figurative work and street scenes painted locally. In the 1960’s, he began to explore abstraction, where he found that he was allow
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