(1954 - 1987)
Jay C Phillips was active/lived in California, New York, New Mexico. Jay Phillips is known for abstract geometric metal sheet painting and silkscreen.
Biography Jay Phillips
Following is text from the Los Angeles Times obituary of the artist, published February 19, 1987.
Jay Phillips, a promising artist whose abstract sculptures won him a select but distinctive following, died Tuesday in a New York City hospital.
Steve Lawson, his longtime companion, said Phillips died of congestive heart failure. He was 32.
A recipient of the Los Angeles County Museum's 1981 Young Talent Award, Phillips, who moved to New York about four years ago, was known for the metal sheets he cut and folded into various shapes. They were done in bold colors and were either free-standing or large wall hangings.