Bachelor of Environmental Studies (Architecture), University of Waterloo, 1989
Bachelor of Arts cum laud (Fine Arts Major), University of Saskatchewan, 1985

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
   2010   Manufactured Colour, Havana Gallery, Vancouver, BC (juried)
   2008   The Nature of Creation, Waterfront Theatre Gallery, Vancouver, BC (juried)
             Colour as Vibration, Amelia Douglas Gallery, Douglas College, New Westminster, BC (juried)
   2003   Surface, Depth and Light, Studio Blue, Vancouver, BC
   2000   Open/Shut, Yukon Art Centre, Whitehorse, YK (curated by George Harris)
   1999   Fugitive Phenomena, ARTWORKS, Saskatoon, SK
   1998   Community Arts Council Gallery, Vancouver, BC (juried)
   1997   The Prince George Art Gallery, Prince George, BC (curated by Julia Whittaker)
             Garden in the Wind, ARTWORKS, Saskatoon, SK
   1996   Internalized Landscapes, Summer Song Gallery, Seattle, WA
             The Canadian Consulate General, Chicago, IL (curated by Jeanne Braun)

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
   2012   Sans Brush, Cityscape Community Art Space, North Vancouver Community Arts Council,
              North Vancouver, (juried)
   2011   Scapes, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto, ON (international competition)
   2008   Art for Life, preview exhibition, Canvas Lounge and Gallery, Vancouver, BC (juried)
   2005   Painting on the Edge, Federation of Canadian Artists Gallery, Vancouver, BC (juried)
             Heatwave, Agnes Bugera Gallery, Edmonton, AB
   2002   A Permanent Collection, Two Rivers Gallery, Prince George, BC (curated by George Harris)
   2000   Gallery L-V, Vancouver, BC
   1998   ARTWORKS, Saskatoon, SK
             artWORK: A Juried Exhibition of Contemporary BC Artists, Prince George, BC (juried)
   1997   The Canadian Collection at APEC‘97, Vancouver, BC, (juried)
              ARTWORKS, Saskatoon, SK
   1996   ARTWORKS, Saskatoon, SK

REVIEWS, INTERVIEWS AND PUBLICATIONS
   2017   Differences: Rereading Beauvoir and Irigaray, Oxford University Press, painting featured as
              cover art.
   2013   Rewriting Lyotard: Figuration, Presentation, Resistance, Cultural Politics, Duke University Press
              "Leon Phillips: Reclaiming Gesture and Colour in Painting," Vancouver Sun Art Seen, Nov. 5
   2005   Painting on the Edge, Federation of Canadian Artists Gallery exhibition catalog, Vancouver, BC
   2001   An Aesthetics without Nature, History and Home in the Kantian Sublime, University of Leuven,
              Belgium
   2000   The Afternoon Show, CBC Radio Yukon, 13 October, Whitehorse, YK
   1998    artWORK, A Juried Exhibition of Contemporary BC Artists, BC Festival of the Arts exhibition
               catalog, Prince George, BC
   1997   The Canadian Collection at APEC, APEC exhibition catalog, Vancouver, BC
              The Star-Phoenix, Saskatoon, SK, 08 March 1997
              Prince George This Week, Prince George, BC, 25 May 1997
              The Prince George Free Press, Prince George, BC, 12 June 1997
              Colleen & Co, Global TV Saskatoon, SK, 17 March 1997

ART WRITING
   2013    Phillips, Leon, “Lyotard’s Dance of Paint,” in Rewriting Lyotard: Figuration,
               Presentation, 
Resistance, a special issue of Cultural Politics, ed. Peter Milne (Durham,
               North Carolina: Duke University Press, Volume 9, Issue 2, July 2013), pp 219-226.

AWARDS + RESIDENCIES
   2018   Merit-based Artists Grant, Vermont Studio Center
              Vermont Studio Center, one month artist residency, Johnson, Vermont, USA
   1985    English Proficiency Award, University of Waterloo
   1984    University Undergraduate Scholarship, University of Saskatchewan
              Victor Colleaux Scholarship, University of Saskatchewan
   1983    University Undergraduate Scholarship, University of Saskatchewan
   1982    Provincial Proficiency Scholarship, Province of Saskatchewan

WORKSHOPS and ARTIST’S TALKS
     2018   Artist Talk, "The Materiality of Colour," Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont
     2000   “The Abstracted Landscape,” Painting Workshop, Whitehorse, YK
                “The Role of the Camera in Contemporary Landscape Painting,” Lecture, Yukon Arts Centre,
                Whitehorse, YK
                Artist Talk, Yukon Arts Centre, Whitehorse, YK
     1997   Artist Talk, Prince George Art Gallery, Prince George, BC
                Creative Workshop, Prince George Art Gallery, Prince George, BC
     1995   “Landscape into Art,” Artist Talk, West End Community Centre, Vancouver, BC

   COLLECTIONS
                 Elswick Energy, Calgary, AB
                 Oliver Lodge, Saskatoon, SK
                 Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC
                 The Canadian Consulate General, Chicago, IL
                 Two Rivers Gallery, Prince George, BC
                 Town of Naicam, Naicam, SK
                 Private collections in Canada, USA, Germany, and Ireland