a teaching degree for Industrial Arts
The Ship's Carpenter Inc.
decorative arts and fine woodworking studio specializing in custom
furniture and marine interiors.
was recently a member of the team that built two tall ships commissioned
by the L.A. Maritime Institute for their Tall Ship Program. The
ships are under sail now and are used as teaching vehicles for
in tandem with fabric artist Lori Gross, Philip is responsible
for the Barbara Streisand - Ark at USC Hillel.
- Philip has devoted many years to the creation and installation
of public art.
Belmont Shore - Casting Shadows on the Shore
of Signal Hill - Hilltop Park
Long Beach Aquarium parking struction
Retirement Housing Foundation - Logo Circle
Manhattan Beach City Hall
LB JCC Friend ship Quilt
Concert" at Legoland, California
Rotary Club International Centennial Park "Planet Walk"
And many more collaborative artistic installations both private
Philip has taken on a new medium by stepping into the big shoes
of a beloved friend and enamel artist Craig Ruwe. Before Craig
passed away in May '04 he bequeathed the secrets of his life's
work onto Philip. Now Philip is mixing his technical mastery
with this very unique vitreous enamel process. He is committed
to preserving Craig's extraordinary enameling, while continuing
to develop his own signature works.