Biografie von Phillip Jewel HAMPTON (1922-2016)

Birth place: Kansas City, MO

Addresses: Edwardsville, IL

Profession: Painter, educator

Studied: Citrus Jr. College, Glendora, CA; Kansas State Univ.; Drake Univ.; Kansas City AI (B.F.A., 1951; M.F.A., 1952); Univ. Missouri, Kansas City.

Exhibited: Nelson Gal. Second Mid-Am. Ann., Kansas City, 1952; Fourth Coastal Empire Arts Festival, Savannah AA, 1964 (purchase prize); Contemporary Art Festival, Savannah, GA, 1964 (prize), 1966 (prize), 1967 (prize); Dulin Gal., Knoxville, TN, 1964 (First Nat. Watercolor Competition), 1965 (Nat. Print & Drawing Competition); Southeastern Exhib. Prints & Drawings, Jacksonville, FL, 1964; Lincoln Univ., 1966; Spring Art Festival, Jesup, GA, 1967 (prize); Beaux Arts Guild, Tuskegee Inst., 1967 (purchase award); A&M Univ., 1968; Smith-Mason Gal., Wash., DC, 1971; Friedman's Art Store, Savannah, GA, 1970s. Other awards: Teacher of Year, Study Nat. Educ. Assn., 1966; award for service in art to community, Savannah Chapter Links & Nat. Conference Artists, Savannah Chapter, 1966.

Member: College Art Assn. Am.; AFA; Nat. Conference Artists; Savannah AA (board mem., chmn. educ., 1967-69)

Work: Liberty Nat. Bank, Savannah, GA; Lincoln Univ., Jefferson City, MO; South Co. Bank, Clayton, MO; Tuskegee Inst., AL; Georgia Southern College, Statesboro, GA. Commissions: Epitome of Home Economics, Savannah State College, 1956.

Comments: Preferred medium: acrylics.Teaching: assoc. prof. art & dir., Savannah State College, 1952-69; assoc. prof., painting & design, Southern Illinois Univ., Edwardsville, 1969-, coordinator, Ethnic & Special Studies Workshop, 1971-972. Research: investigating synthetic media and their application to painting developments. Publications: illustrator, brochure, Greenbriar Children's Center, Savannah, 1961; auth., An Approach to Art for Preadults," 1963 & "Modern Art--The Celebration of Man's Freedom," 1966, Savannah State College Faculty Research Bulletin; illustrator, cover, The Islander, 3/1968.

Sources: WW73; Alma Thomas, Phillip Hampton, Savannah Morning News & Evening Press, March 12, 1967; Cederholm, Afro-American Artists.

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