Reeves, Philip RSA PPRSW RE RGI *

Elected to RSW 1959

Artists Statement

'The Object and the Place' an important aspect of my work. A distillation of form, colour, shape, depicting territory both urban and rural. Items can become displaced, but there is usually a relationship within an architectural framework.


1947-1949 - Student Cheltenham School of Art
1949-1951 - National Service 4th/7th Royal Dragoon Guards based in North Africa
1951-1954 - Student at the Royal College of Art, London
1954 - Elected Associate of The Royal Society of Painter-Etchers
Appointed lecturer at Glasgow School of Art
1959 - Elected RSW
1963 - Elected Fellow of The Royal Society of Painter-Etchers
1965 - Elected Member of The Society of Scottish Artists
1967 - Founder Member of The Edinburgh Print Workshop
1970 - Appointed Head of Printmaking at Glasgow School of Art
1971 - Elected Associate of The Royal Scottish Academy
1972 - Founder Member of The Glasgow Print Studio
1976 - Elected Member of The Royal Scottish Academy
1981 - Elected Member of the Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts
Elected President of The RSW 1998 - 2005


1976 - Cargill Award, Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts
1977 - Prize Winner in Smith/Stirling Art Exhibition
1981 - 1st Prize Winner in Glasgow Herald Art Exhibition
1984 - Awarded Scottish Arts Council Bursary

Selected Exhibitions

1965 - Citizens Theatre, Glasgow
1974 - Compass Gallery, Glasgow
1980 Edinburgh Print Makers, touring to Dundee, Livingstone
1982 - New 57 Gallery, Edinburgh, touring to Crawford Arts Centre St Andrews. McRobert Centre, Stirling
Hunterian Art Gallery, Glasgow University
1990 - Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Glasgow
1993 Lillie Art Gallery, Milngavie, touring to Fine Art Society, London. Maclaurin Gallery, Ayr. Dick Institute, Kilmarnock
1997 - Glasgow Print Studio
1999 - Hughson Gallery, Glasgow
2001 - Hunterian Art Gallery, Glasgow. Talbot Rice Gallery Edinburgh
2001 - Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh
2007 - Compass Gallery, Cyril Gerber Fine Art, Glasgow

Public Collections

Aberdeen Art Gallery
British Government Art Collection
Contemporary Art Society
Dundee Art Gallery
Edinburgh City Art Collection
Edinburgh University
Hunterian Art Gallery, Glasgow
Lillie Art Gallery, Milngavie
Paisley Art Gallery
Paintings in Hospitals, Scotland
Glasgow Art Gallery and Museums
Glasgow School of Art
Gray's School of Art, Aberdeen
Royal Scottish Academy
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Fleming-Wyford Art Foundation
Wakefield City Art Gallery, Yorkshire

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