Accepted as a VCCA Fellow into the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts to attend
a one-month Artist Residency there, February-March, 2019.
Featured in Art on Paper, a group show at Site:Brooklyn Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. The show was curated by Rebecca Lax. Out of over 70 international artists my gouache painting Vermont no.7 (above) was selected for the gallery invitation, poster and social media campaign. This painting was completed while I was at the Vermont Studio Center last year. Exhibition dates: January 18 - February 16, 2019.
(Photo right: used with permission).
August, 2018. Featured in the Vermont Studio Center Tumblr series:
"In The Studio: Leon Phillips."
Awarded a Merit-Based Artists Grant by the Vermont Studio Center to attend
a one-month Artist Residency in February, 2018.
Flux 1 included in the Vancouver General Hospital permanent collection, 2015.
"Leon Phillips: reclaiming gesture and colour in painting," Vancouver Sun Art Seen, 2013. Featured work: Expand 5.