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About Phil

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Philip Eliot Padwe is a Manhattan based Artist. Phil received his BA in Writing from SUNY Purchase and MFA in Drawing from the New York Academy of Art. In between he completed a two year independent study of Old Master drawings at the British Museum; where he fell in love with silverpoint. 

Phil has exhibited his silverpoint drawings nationally and had his portraiture appear in The New York Times; NPR; and on NY1 News. He has commissioned portraits in the collections of Columbia University and NYU's School of International Students and Scholars; and has taught Life Drawing as an adjunct professor for New York Academy of Art (Continuing Ed) and the Salmagundi Club (filling in for Marshall Jones). He's also taught Silverpoint workshops at the ASL and NYAA.

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