(1905 - 1997)
Phil Paradise was active/lived in California, Ontario, Oregon. Phil Paradise is known for landscape and mural painting, art education, serigraphs.
Born in Ontario, Oregon, Phil Paradise was raised in Bakersfield,
California. In the 1920s, he studied at the Chouinard Art
Institute in Los Angeles and worked for Paramount Studios. He taught
art at Chouinard and Scripps College.
Paradise was known for his ability to sketch from memory of his travels
and produced a book of hundreds of India ink sketches from which he
painted for years. His early works were city and desert
landscapes in representational style, but from the 1940s, his work
became more stylized.
He was elected an Associate Member of the National Academy.
Edan Hughes, Artists in California, 1786-1940