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About Phil

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Philip Eliot Padwe is a Manhattan based Artist who received a BA from SUNY Purchase and an MFA from the New York Academy of Art. In between he completed a two year independent study of Old Master drawings at the British Museum from 2015-16 and has enjoyed a 20 year career as a Senior Designer and Art Director.

Phil has exhibited silverpoint drawings nationally and had his portraiture appear in The New York Times; NPR; and on NY1 News; has commissioned portraits in the collections of Columbia University and New York University's School of International Students and Scholars; and has taught drawing and silverpoint workshops at New York Academy of Art and the Art Students League of New York. 

For upcoming Workshops click here.

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