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Philip Jamison

 (born 1925)
Philip Jamison is active/lives in Pennsylvania, Maine.  Philip Jamison is known for landscape-street-floral and still life painting, educator.

Philip Jamison

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Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Philip Jamison studied at the Philadelphia Museum School of Art.  From 1961 to 1963, he was an instructor of watercolor at the Philadelphia College of Art.  He was awarded membership in the National Academy of Design and the National Watercolor Society and was a contributor to American Artist magazine.

He is a resident of West Chester, Pennsylvania. (May 2005)

Sources include:
Peter Hastings Falk, Editor, Who Was Who in American Art
Terry Jamison, daughter of the artist

Biography from Butler Institute of American Art
Philip Jamison was born 1925 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Education : Philadelphia Museum College 1950

Vocation : Instructor in watercolor at the Philadelphia Museum College of Art 1961-1963.

Exhibits : Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1949; Wilmington Society of the Fine Arts 1957; Hirschl and Adler Galleries 1959; Watercolor Boardwalk Show Atlantic City 1961; Philadelphia Water Color Club 1961; Allied Artists of America 1961; Sessler Gallery in Philadelphia 1963; Metropolitan Museum of Art 200 years of watercolor painting in America 1967; Cleveland Institute of Art 1968; West Chester State College 1969; Delaware Art Museum 1973; National Invitation Water Color Exhibit 1979

Awards : Bainbridge Award from Allied Artists of America 1958; Dawson Medal Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1959; Watercolor Medal of Honor Knickerbocker Artists 1961; Dana Medal Philadelphia Water Color Club; Associate National Academy of Design 1962; Childe Hassam Fun Purchase American Academy of Arts and Letters 1965; National Academy of Design Prize 1967; Morse Medal from National Academy of Design; NASA Artist for Apollo Soyuz launch at Cape Kennedy 1975; Mary S. Lit medal from American Watercolor Society

A Hirschl & Adler Galleries exhibit catalog from March of 1980

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About  Philip Jamison

Born:  1925 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Known for:  landscape-street-floral and still life painting, educator