alan phillips

Fine Art Paintings Celebrating Salt, Sea and Air.

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alan phillips Posted Artwork 
1 month ago 
In The Beginning by alan phillips
Oil 9" x 12"
 
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Kathryn Hansen 1 month ago
Another gorgeous piece!!
alan phillips 1 month ago
Thank you Kathryn!!

 
alan phillips Posted Artwork 
1 month ago 
It Slowly Dawned On Me by alan phillips
Oil 9" x 12"
 
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Kathryn Hansen 1 month ago
Love!!♥
Sabrina Stiles  likes this
alan phillips 1 month ago
Thank you Kathryn, thank you Sabrina!!
Debbie Hughbanks  likes this
alan phillips 1 month ago
Thank you Debbie!

 
alan phillips Posted Artwork 
1 month ago 
Sunset Serenade by alan phillips
Oil 12 x 9
 
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alan phillips 1 month ago
Thank you Sagnik and thank you Kathy!

 
alan phillips Posted Artwork 
1 month ago 
Marshide Lullaby by alan phillips
Oil 9" x 12"
 
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Kathryn Hansen  likes this
alan phillips 1 month ago
Thank you Kathryn!

 
alan phillips Posted Artwork 
4 months ago 
Royal Attention by alan phillips
Oil 18 x 24
 
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Debbie Hughbanks  likes this
Kimberly Wurster  likes this
Kimberly Wurster 4 months ago
Nice work Alan!
alan phillips 4 months ago
Thank you Kim!
alan phillips 4 months ago
Thank you Debbie!
Susan Abell  likes this
alan phillips 4 months ago
Thank you Susan!!
Sagnik Biswas  likes this

 
alan phillips Posted Artwork 
4 months ago 
Morning Stretch by alan phillips
Oil 18 x 24"
 
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Sabrina Stiles  likes this
Debbie Hughbanks  likes this
alan phillips 4 months ago
Thank you Debbie! Thank you Sabrina!!
Sagnik Biswas  likes this
alan phillips 1 month ago
Thank you Sagnik!

 
alan phillips Posted Artwork 
6 months ago 
Sunday Sanctuary by alan phillips
36" x 48"
 
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Dianna Anderson  likes this
alan phillips 6 months ago
Thank you Dianna Anderson!
Sabrina Stiles  likes this
alan phillips 6 months ago
Thank you Sabrina Stiles!!
Sagnik Biswas  likes this
alan phillips 1 month ago
Thank you Sagnik!

 
alan phillips Posted Artwork 
9 months ago 
Our Planet Our Table by alan phillips
Watercolor 19 x 14
 
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Dianna Anderson  likes this
alan phillips 9 months ago
Thank you Dianna Anderson!
Sabrina Stiles  likes this
alan phillips 9 months ago
Thank you Sabrina Stiles!
Sharon Repple  likes this
alan phillips 9 months ago
Thank you Sharon Repple!!
Mary Detwiler  likes this
alan phillips 9 months ago
Thank you Mary Detwiler!
Sagnik Biswas  likes this
alan phillips 6 months ago
Thank you Sagnik Biswas!

 
alan phillips Posted Artwork 
10 months ago 
Coastal Conversations by alan phillips
Oil 16 x 20
 
Another Atlantic Beach Classic!
 1 Like
Debbie Hughbanks  likes this
alan phillips 10 months ago
Thank you Debbie!
roseline adams 10 months ago
l am Miss Rosaline Adams ,and your proflie cut my heart i will like you to get back to me as soon as you can email me [email protected] [email protected] Yours faithful. Miss Rosaline Adams

 
alan phillips Posted Artwork 
10 months ago 
The Sweet Release by alan phillips
Oil 15" x 40
 
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Sabrina Stiles  likes this
alan phillips 10 months ago
Thank you Sabrina!

 
alan phillips Posted Artwork 
11 months ago 
Seems She Stepped Away From Her Desk For A Moment by alan phillips
Oil 16 x 20
 
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Margie Murray  likes this
alan phillips 11 months ago
Thank you Margie!!

 
alan phillips Posted Artwork 
11 months ago 
The Indian by alan phillips
Oil 30" x 40"
 
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Debbie Hughbanks  likes this
alan phillips 11 months ago
Thank you Debbie!
alan phillips 11 months ago
Thank you Debbie!
Sabrina Stiles  likes this
alan phillips 10 months ago
Thank you Sabrina!!

 
alan phillips Posted Artwork 
11 months ago 
Clouds At Play In The Skies Of Saint Augustine by alan phillips
Oil 16 x 20"
 
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Karene Infranco  likes this
alan phillips 11 months ago
Thank you Karene!
Dianna Anderson  likes this
alan phillips 11 months ago
Thank you Dianna!

 
alan phillips Posted Artwork 
12 months ago 
Yukon Quest by alan phillips
30" x 20"
 
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Dianna Anderson  likes this
alan phillips 12 months ago
Thank you Dianna!
Sabrina Stiles  likes this
alan phillips 12 months ago
Thank you Sabrina!

 
alan phillips Posted Artwork 
13 months ago 
Quiet Reflections by alan phillips
30" x 40
 
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Lee Copen  likes this
alan phillips 13 months ago
Thank you Lee Copen!
Sabrina Stiles  likes this
alan phillips 13 months ago
Thank you Sabrina Stiles!!

 
alan phillips Posted Artwork 
13 months ago 
Kingsley Dusk by alan phillips
12" x 16"
 
 

 
alan phillips Posted Artwork 
13 months ago 
Floating On A Sunny Morning Breeze by alan phillips
26.5 x 26.5
 
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Katherine Galbraith  likes this
alan phillips 13 months ago
Thank you Katherine Galbraith!

 
alan phillips Posted Artwork 
13 months ago 
Bella Rive Tricolor Heron. by alan phillips
Oil 16 x 20
 
I had seen a few of this variety of heron but I had not seen one in breeding plumage. Lol, I thought I discovered a new marsh bird! Just love the markings on this magnificent wader.
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Dianna Anderson  likes this
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Kimberly Wurster  likes this
alan phillips 13 months ago
Thank you Dianna Anderson, Lee Copen and Kimberly Wurster!
Dave Ivey  likes this
Sabrina Stiles  likes this
alan phillips 13 months ago
Thank you Dave Ivey
alan phillips 13 months ago
Thank you Sabrina Stiles!!

 
alan phillips Posted Artwork 
14 months ago 
Saturday Morning On Chappy by alan phillips
Oil 36" x 48"
 
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Lee Copen  likes this
Amanda Drummond  likes this
alan phillips 14 months ago
Thank you Amanda Drummond! Thank you Lee Copen!
Dianna Anderson  likes this
alan phillips 14 months ago
Thank you Dianna Anderson!
Karene Infranco  likes this
alan phillips 13 months ago
Thank you Karene Infranco
Kathryn Hansen 13 months ago
Ohhh...I really, really love this painting Alan...makes me SO wanna be there!!
alan phillips 13 months ago
Thank you Kathryn. I love this place. I know you would find much to enjoy and capture.

 
alan phillips Posted Artwork 
14 months ago 
Sunrise Serenity by alan phillips
Oil 12" x 16
 
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Sabrina Stiles  likes this
alan phillips 14 months ago
Thank you Sabrina!
Kathryn Hansen  likes this
Kathryn Hansen 14 months ago
I've been enjoying your art coming through on my email!! A lot of beautiful art lately!!!♥
alan phillips 14 months ago
Thank you Kathryn! You rock!

 
alan phillips Posted Artwork 
14 months ago 
The Tide Will Rise & The Tide Will Fall. by alan phillips
Oil 8 x 10
 
 1 Like
Debbie Hughbanks  likes this
alan phillips 14 months ago
Thank you Debbie Hughbanks!

 



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Biography





My source of inspiration is nature. Irresistible. I live to be outside in or near the water. My connection to the sea comes from my  family roots.  Three of my grandparents were born and raised on Prince Edward Island in Canada. My own immediate experiences came from summers on Lake Winnipesauke in New Hampshire and Thompson Lake in Maine, the shore in West Yarmouth and Dennis where we had a place down on Cape Cod Massachusetts. Lobster rolls and steamers were the foods that fueled my adventures up in Ogunquit, Kennebunkport and Portland Maine.
 
These were the origins of my love for harbors and boats. Wooden Cat boats, Garwood and Chris Craft mahogany runabouts, Schooners, Yawls, Sloops, Tugboats and Lobster boats somehow called me to the water. I think they represent  freedom. They are a metaphor as is the ocean, somehow tangible and imaginary of journeys taken and those yet to come. I am the harbor model of Huck Finn.
 
My adventures have steered me to Kauai, Maui, Castine, St. Maarten, Camden, Lake Champlain, Vancouver, Quebec, Toronto, Thousand Islands, St. Augustine, Atlantic Beach, Mayport Fernandina, Long Island Sound, Newport Rhode Island and Newport Beach California, Laguna, Santa Monica and La Jolla always searching for the next surprise. The lakes, the ponds and rivers from the Susquehanna in Pennsylvania, ponds in London, Central Park New York, the Boston  Public Gardens, the Tullieries Gardens in Paris and the children’s pond boats, the Charles River in Boston is where I learned to sail, the Mystic River in Connecticut,  the St. Johns in Florida, the Hudson and St. Lawrence Rivers are all fodder for my  vision on canvas.
 
My art heroes are Manet, Degas, Velazquez, Monet, Sargent, Hopper, Wyeth, Sarolla, Chase, Hasaam, Dekooning, Motherwell, Diebenkorn, Thiebaud, Fischl,  Hiendel, Fuchs, Schwartz, Vermeer, Saville and Homer just to name a few [...]

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