Born in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, in 1965, Phil grew up in rural Lincolnshire before moving to London in 1988. He now divides his time between Berlin and Whitstable in Kent, enjoying the contrasts between the city and the sea. 

Phil works across a variety of different media, exploring the different opportunities for creativity that each present.

He shows his work regularly in Whitstable and has shown in Berlin for the first time in 2016.