April, 2019: Invited by The Painting Center in New York City to join their online curated Art File Gallery.


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.





Matrix 16 featured on the cover of Differences: Rereading Beauvoir and Irigaray, published by Oxford University Press, fall 2017, edited by Emily Parker and Anne van Leeuwen.








CARFAC BC Feature Artist, March 2016,
featured work: Flux 15.




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.






"Lyotard's Dance of Paint," essay by the artist published by Duke University Press in the international journal Cultural Politics, July 2013. Expand 5 is featured on the cover. Download PDF.