Richard Dan Phillips (b.1946)
A painter, Richard Phillips lives in Canton Township, Michigan (near Detroit his home town). He began painting watercolors while serving a 45 year prison term for a wrongful conviction. His subjects include portraits, landscapes, figures, animals and still lifes. His styles include Abstraction*, Fauvism* and Modernism*.
Quote: "The system failed him, there's no question about it in this case ... I wish him well, but that sounds so hollow, when [I] think about ... more than half of his life that he spent in prison." - Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy (1)
His story below as it appears in the New York Times on Janu
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