About

Artists Serving Artists – Phil Saxon worked for Blick Art Materials retail store in Milwaukee, WI. During his tenure at the company he was chosen to be profiled for Blick’s “Artists Serving Artists” program. The goal of “Artists Serving Artists” was to highlight employees who were also working artists. Blick produce a short video showing Phil in his studio and discussed with them his philosophy and working style. The company continues to create “Artists Serving Artists” videos.

Education:

Northern Illinois University : Master of Fine Arts

University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee : Bachelor of Fine Art

Exhibitions:

-Solo:

Wheaton College/Wheaton, IL

University of Wisconsin/Janesville Art Gallery/Janesville, WI

Monfort’s Fine Art Gallery/Alpharetta, GA

Artpost Gallery/Northbrook, IL

Blatz Gallery/Milwaukee, WI

Eastbrook Art Center/Milwaukee, WI

Seebeck Gallery/Kenosha, WI

Northern Illinois University/DeKalb, IL

-Group

Sacramento Fine Arts Center/Carmichael, CA

Open Canvas/Gallery Night/Milwaukee, WI

Tubac Center of the Arts/Tubac, AZ

Effe Leven Gallery/Chicago, IL

MK Gallerie/Chicago, IL

Whitestone Gallery/Philadelphia, PA

Northern Illinois University/Chicago, IL

Rockford Art Museum/Rockford, IL

McClean County Art Center/Bloomington, IL

Wright Museum of Art/Beloit, WI

Monfort’s Fine Art Gallery/Alpharetta, GA

Wustum Museum of Art/Racine, WI

Anderson Art Center/Kenosha, WI

Seebeck Gallery/Kenosha, WI

Artpost Gallery/Northbrook, IL

Allison Art Gallery/Wauwatosa, WI

University of Wisconsin/Milwaukee, WI

Bilhenry Gallery/Milwaukee, WI

Collections and Awards

“Watercolor Wisconsin” Museum Purchase Award/Wustum Art Museum, Racine, WI

“Bold Expressions”/Createx Colors Award/Sacramento Arts Center/Carmichael, CA

Purchase Award/The Billy Graham Art Museum/Wheaton, IL

Graduate Fellowship Award/Northern Illinois University/Chicago, IL

ARS NOVA Art Exhibition/Chicago, IL

Permanent Collection/University of Wisconsin/Milwaukee, WI

University of Wisconsin/Exhibition/Honor Award Numerous Private Collections