Jonathan McPhillips graduated from Connecticut College in 1993 with a Cum Laude Distinction in Fine Art. Working equally in the studio and on location, his work includes the harbors, beaches, vessels, and architecture of our coastal marine environment—a celebration of coastal New England.
Recent accomplishments include multiple awards in juried shows at the Salmagundi Club, NY, NY and the achievement of signature status in The American Impressionists Society. Jonathan continues to be invited by the U.S. Department of State to participate in the “Art in Embassies” program which has sent his work to U.S. embassies around the globe.
“Each painting is a problem to solve, or a puzzle to piece together; a playful, yet serious endeavor, and a celebration of our surroundings. There is no greater reward than knowing that a painting has captivated a friend or a stranger. We see many things everyday with heightened digital clarity, yet original artwork always conveys a sense of mystery and magic for all. I see painting as an unspoken and unwritten way to connect our hearts and minds through depictions of shared experience.” Jonathan McPhillips