Phil has run combined Visual Arts/ Music/creative writng projects in a wide range of educational and community settings

he Co-founded BARLEYFISH workshops with Childrens Author Beth  Webb in 1997

between then and 2000 they ran Creative Writing/Music/visual Arts projects across the South west.

1997-2000 Kilve Court Residential Education Centre Somerset

'SInging up the Land'- exploring the mythology of Landscape in Visual Art,story and Song

'A Flight of Dragons' Visual Art ,storytelling and song, based on Beths  childrens novel 

'Lasting Impressions' plaster casting and storytelling based on the rocks and fossils of Kilve beach

'StormGold' Songwriting and Storytelling  based on Phils CD

1998-2000- Brewhouse theatre and Arts Centre Taunton

'Hunky Punks'- Visual and Performing Arts production based on church Spire Gargoyles particular to Somerset.

'Chief Seattles Amazing Sky Store'. Visual and Performing  Arts Production , based on Chief Seattles, prophetic ecological oratory.

'Tamara and the Giants 'Visual and Performing Arts production based on an ancient West Country  folk tale.

1999 The Northmoor Trust,

Off the Beaten Track a 3 week major Visual Arts, Storytelling, Music and performance Residency , based on ancient local legends, at the Ancient Iron age Hill fort and Nature reserve of Whittenham in Oxon  Funded by 'Arts into Nature'

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Off The Beaten Track

(Visual Arts,storytelling and performance)

Whittenham  Clumps Oxon

Funded by 'Arts into Nature'

Phils Individual Visual Arts Residencies include

1981  'Nighthanger' a 10 week residency at Alton 6th form  funded by Southern Arts

1984  Artists Placement Addington School for Special Needs, funded by Artlink

         Fellowship in Painting |Christ's Hospital Horsham

1985  Contemporary Myth and the Presence of the Past Museum of Modern Art Oxford

1986  Artist in Residence Prospect School  Reading , Funded by Southern Arts

1987  The Tagor ProjectVisual Arts and Dance with Bishaka Sarka

         based on the work of Poet . painter and pioneer Educationalist Rabindranath Tagore

         Museum of Modern Art Oxford

1989  Views into Fairmile  Artists placement working with carers and clients at Fairmile Psychiatric Hospital Oxon

         funded by Artlink

1990  Environment/Culture as a Wilderness. A major Residency at  The Henley College,

         managed by Museum of Modern Art Oxford ,

         funded by Television South, British Telecom and Videocom

         Final installation shown at MOMA  and John Hansard Gallery Portsmouth

         as part of TVS' Arts Work 90

1991  The Elements Large scale environmental drawing installation,

         with Foundation  students Oxford Brooks University

1999  Artist in Resindence Langtree Community School Comprehensive, Oxon

         Funded by Oxford Art Week and Millennium Fund  

Song writing project

Phil and students from

Kilve Court Residential Education Centre

in the Troubadours Walled garden at Tintagel Castle


Contemporary Myth

and the Presence of the past

Installation Project

with Slide Projections,

Drawing and Mixed 3d Media

Museum Of Modern Art oxford

The Elements

two week installation project

exploring large scale

drawing in 2d and 3d

with a group of Foundation students

Oxford Brooks University

Tamara and the Giants

Detail/ tavy and torridge

Brewhouse Theatre


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