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J. Philip's paintings have a spontaneity that captures a moment in time: the essence of a place or the ephemeral colour of wild flowers recently gathered from the shoreline.

Her subject matter is transformed by the intensity of her colour combinations, often juxtaposing or layering complementary colours to create a 'sensory vibration'. Working with raw pigment mixed with oil onto canvas, she creates a rich tapestry of colour and luminosity of light.  


While living and painting in Edinburgh, Jackie spends time traveling in search of new challenges and inspiration for her paintings. She has been the recipient of many prestigious awards including the British Institute Fund, Italian Government Scholarship and the Tigh Alisdair Ruaraidh Residency which introduced her to the Hebridean islands. Further afield, her travels have taken her to Asia where the colours and culture of the East have influenced her paintings and simplicity of composition.

Since completing her post graduate studies at the Royal Academy Schools, London, Jackie has been painting full time as a professional artist and lectured in London, Florence and Auckland.

J. Philip has exhibited abroad and in the UK where her paintings have attracted widespread attention and can be found in corporate and private collections in the UK, Italy, Barbados, the Americas, Hong Kong and Australasia.

Education 1978 - 1986
Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen
Wimbledon School of Art, London, BA (Hons) 1st Class
Royal Academy Schools, London, MA

Residencies, Awards and Scholarships
Tigh Alisdair Ruaraidh Residency, Lewis
RSA Hospitalfield Award/Residency, Arbroath
John Cunningham Award RGI Glasgow
Russell Trust Award VAS Edinburgh
Mary Armour Award PAI Paisley
Italian Government Scholarship, Italy
Andre de Sezonzac Scholarship, London/Italy
British Institute Award, London/Italy
Hunting Arts Prize RCA London 
GLC Spirit of London Competition, London
Spectator/Adam & Co. Competitions, London/Edinburgh
Laing 20th Centuary Art Competition, London
ROSL Award & Exhibition, London

Solo Exhibitions
From Studio to Shore, David Simon Contemporary, Bath
Jackie Philip, The Limetree an Ealdhain, Fort William
New Paintings, Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow
Travels With My Palette, Rendezvous Gallery, Aberdeen
New Paintings, Jerram Gallery, Sherborne
Winter Collection, Manor House Gallery, Chipping Norton
Anthology, Wren Gallery, Burford
New Paintings, Riverside Gallery, Stonehaven
New Paintings, Green Gallery, Aberfoyle
New Paintings, Jerdan Gallery, Crail
Still Lifes, Stenton Gallery, Stenton
Recent Paintings, Royal Overseas League, London
The Edinburgh Studio, Torrance Gallery, Edinburgh
Recent Paintings, Torrance Gallery, Edinburgh
Journey's Asia & Beyond, Fringe Gallery, Hong Kong
Caribbean Colours, Kirby Gallery, Barbados
New Horizons, Kirby Gallery, Barbados
Di-Stilled Life, Kirby Gallery, Barbados
Life-Stilled, Church Street Galleries, Melbourne
Edinburgh Revisited, Jonathon Grant Galleries, Auckland
Caledonian Colours, Jonathon Grant Galleries, Auckland 

Selected Exhibitions
Three Person Show, Jerram Gallery, Sherborne
Three Person Show, David Simon Contemporary, Bath
Still Life Prescence Memory, Moncrieff-Bray Gallery, Petworth
The Summer Show, Royal Academy of Arts, London
The Caledonian Show, Thompson's Gallery, London
The Caledonian Show, Contemporary Fine Art Gallery, Eton
The Scottish Show, Wren Gallery, Burford
Artists of Today & Tomorrow, Beaux Arts, Bath
Artists of Today & Tomorrow, New Grafton Gallery, London
Summer & Winter Shows, Piers Feetham Gallery, London
Summer & Winter Shows, Fosse Gallery, Stow on the Wold
Summer & Scottish Shows, Lemon Street Gallery, Truro
Paintings on a Small Scale, Open Eye, Edinburgh
Featured Artist, Concept Gallery, Glasgow
Postcards & Drawing Shows, Billcliffe Gallery, London
Prince's Trust Auction, Highgrove 

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