Phillip Allen (b. 1967, London) lives and works in London. Studied BA Fine Art at Kingston University, London and MA Fine Art at the Royal College of Art, London. Allen is a Course Coordinator at Turps Studio Painting Programme, London; a tutor at the Royal College of Art; a visiting professor of painting at Helsinki Academy of Art; and a visiting tutor at UEL Wimbledon College of Art, Westminster University. He has also been a visiting lecturer at various colleges including The Royal Academy, Ruskin School of Art Oxford and Goldsmiths. He received the British School of Rome Abbey Scholar Award (2010). Allen was selected for British Art Show 6 (2005) as well as showing a solo presentation at PS1, New York (2003). Select solo exhibitions include DeepDrippings, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin (2017); DOLPH: Phillip Allen, 47C Projects, London (2016); Tonic for Choice, The Approach, London (2014); Oxblood, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin (2013); ...the urgent hang around, Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Athens (2010); and Sloppy Cuts No Ice, The Approach W1, London (2008). Select group exhibitions include The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Charlie Smiths, London (2016); Permeable Edge, University of Chichester, Chichester (2016); From fly on the wall to fly in my soup, Gallery Dukan, Paris (2015); Head to Head, Standpoint Gallery, London (2014); Courtship of the Peoples, Simon Oldfield, London (2012). His work is held in public and private collections including Tate Britain; Arts Council; British Academy; British Council; and Government Art Collection.
Last updated: 17.01.2019