Tom Phillips was born in London in 1937. He attended St Catherine's
College, Oxford in 1957, where he read English and at the same time
studied drawing at the Ruskin School. In 1961 he became a student at
Camberwell School of Art where his chief source of inspiration was
Frank Auerbach. He went on to teach at Bath Academy of Art, Ipswich and
Wolverhampton Art College between 1965 and 1972.
Phillips's first solo show was in 1965 at the
Artists International Association Gallery in London, followed by an
exhibition at the Angela Flowers Gallery in 1970. He won a prize at The
John Moores Liverpool Exhibition in 1969 and subsequently went on to
exhibit in many solo and group exhibitions aro
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