Philippa grew up in Warwickshire and studied History of Design at Manchester Polythecnic before training at RADA. She has lived in Brighton for over 10 years and enjoys writing lists, multi tasking and running to Spaghetti Western soundtracks. She is 5ft and wishes her legs were longer, especially when painting large canvases.
Philippa has been Artist in Residence for Shakespeare’s Globe, London and exhibited her PerSona Voice Portraits exhibition at the Theatre Royal, Brighton, with photographs by Cambridge Jones.
She has been part of the Brighton Open Houses, exhibiting in Fiveways since 2004 and has recently completed a series of coffee paintings with The Redroaster Coffee Company. She has exhibited at UCL, London, Terre a Terre and North Village, Brighton, La Portes, Lewes,The Orange Tree, Richmond, Taylor St Baristas, Mayfair and Bank, Griffith Smith Farringdon Webb, Ten Green Bottles, The iO Gallery, Symposium and ArtatFive.
Philippa and her work have been featured on the BBC’s Radio 4 (iPM), World Service, SmArt, The One Show and Horizon.