Biography

Education
M.F.A. painting and drawing, printmaking, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa AL, 1974.
B.F.A. painting and drawing, Auburn University, Auburn AL, 1972.

Teaching

Painting Instructor, Chastain Arts Center, Atlanta, Georgia, September 1980 present.
Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama, 1974-1978.

Grants

Hambidge Center Fellowship, Fulton County Arts Council, 2001.
Artist’s Project Grant, City of Atlanta Bureau of Cultural Affairs, 1995.
Visual Arts Fellowship, Southern Arts Federation/National Endowment for the Arts, 1988-1989.
Graduate Council Research Fellowship, University of Alabama, 1973 1974.

Selected Exhibitions/Publications

“Tell Me a Story”, B-Complex Gallery, Atlanta GA October 5-October 18 2016.
“It’s the Simple Things”, City Gallery at Chastain Arts Center, Atlanta GA June 24-August1 2016.
Decatur Arts Fine Arts Exhibition, Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott Gallery, Decatur GA May 24-June 12 2016.
Georgia Artists, Abernathy Arts Center, Sandy Springs GA May 6-June 17 2016
Lagrange Southeast Regional, Lagrange Museum of Art, LaGrange GA February 19-April 2 2016.
Pressing Matters VI, Atlanta Printmakers Studio Members Exhibition. J Gallery at Binders Ponce City Market, Atlanta GA Dec 2-31 2015.
“Ley Lines”, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama, October 1-29 2015.
23rd Color Pencil Society of America International Exhibition, Oglethorpe University Museum of Art, Atlanta GA, July 11- August 23, 2015.
Philip Carpenter:”WORK”, Ventulett Gallery at Holy Innocents Episcopal Church, Atlanta GA, June 4-July 9, 2015.
Decatur Arts 2015 Fine Arts Exhibition, Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College, Decatur GA, May 19-June 7, 2015.
Georgia Artists, Abernathy Arts Center, Sandy Springs GA, May 1-June12, 2015.
Selections from the Permanent Collection, MOCA GA, Atlanta GA, April 11-July 11, 2015.
“Gathered”, Georgia Artists Selecting Georgia Artists, MOCA GA, Atlanta GA, February 28-April 11, 2015.
Pressing Matters V, Atlanta Printmakers Studio Members Exhibition, 2 Rules Fine Art, Marietta GA, October 3-November 21, 2014.
“Selfies”, City Gallery at Chastain, Atlanta GA, June 6-August 9, 2014.
Decatur Arts Alliance Fine Arts Exhibition, Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College, Decatur GA, May 21-June7 2014.
“Georgia Artists: A Juried Exhibition”, Abernathy Arts Center, Atlanta GA, May2-June 13 2014.
“Looks Good on Paper”, Spruill Gallery, Atlanta GA, February 14-April 19 2014.
Drawing Inside the Perimeter”, The High Museum of Art, Atlanta GA, June 27-September 22 2013.
“Georgia Artists Selecting Georgia Artists”, MOCA GA, Atlanta GA, June 22-August 24 2013.
Decatur Arts Alliance Exhibition, Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College, Decatur GA, May 21- June 2 2013.
Georgia Artists: A Juried Exhibition, Abernathy Arts Center, Atlanta GA, May 3-June 14 2013.
100 Southern Artists (E. Ashley Rooney, Schiffer Publishing 2012, Pgs. 62-63).
Decatur Arts Festival Fine Arts Exhibition, The Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College, Decatur, Georgia, May-June 2012.
“The Painted Photograph”, Southwest Arts Center Performance Theater Gallery, Atlanta GA, September 30-October 28, 2011.
Georgia Small Works, Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, Watkinsville GA, October 7-November 11, 2011.
Decatur Arts Festival Fine Arts Exhibition, The Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College, Decatur, Georgia, May-June 2010.
Georgia Artists, Abernathy Arts Center, Sandy Springs, Georgia, May-June 2010; May-June 2011.
Color Pencil Society of America 17th Annual International Exhibition, Jacqueline Hudgens Center for the Arts, Duluth, Georgia, July 9-August 29, 2009.
“Summer Guest House”, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, June 26-August 1, 2009.
“Play”, The Spruill Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, March-April 2009.
“This Just In” (New Inventory by Gallery Artists), Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, July-August 2008.
“Blooming”, Gallery Walk at Terminus, Atlanta, April-July 2008.
LaGrange National Biennial XXV, LaGrange Art Museum, LaGrange, Georgia, March-April 2008. Merit and Purchase Awards.
Madison National, Madison Morgan Cultural Center, Madison, Georgia, April-June 2008.
“Innovations: New Work by Contemporary Georgia Artists”, Gallery Walk at Terminus, Atlanta, October-January 2008.
“Manipulating the Commonplace”, Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, August 9-September 22, 2007.
“Drawn in Georgia” , works on paper from the collection, The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia at Suntrust Plaza, Atlanta, 2007.
“Some Bodies”, The Spruill Gallery, Atlanta, 2006.
LaGrange National XXIV Biennial, Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum, LaGrange, 2006. Juror’s Merit Award.
“Philip Carpenter: Primary Color”, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, 2005.
“Looks Good on Paper”, Spruill Center Gallery, Atlanta, 2005, 2003, 2001.
“Work and Play”, Airport Atrium Gallery, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Atlanta, 2005.
New American Paintings: Juried Exhibition in Print Number 52, Volume 9, Number 3, June 2004:22-25, Boston, MA: The Open Studios Press.
“Tools of the Trade/Tools in Art”, West Lobby, Bank of America Plaza, Atlanta, 2004.
“Common Objects”, City Gallery East, Atlanta, 2003.
“Tickled Pink”, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, 2003.
“Transitions”, The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, 2002.
“Philip Carpenter: Hambidge Center Drawings”, Chastain Arts Center, Atlanta, 2002.
“Personal Circumstances”, Georgia Artists at the End of the Century, Spruill Center Gallery, Atlanta, 2000.
“Portraiture As Art: Unique Portraits by Contemporary Southern Artists”, ArtWalk at Lenox Square, Atlanta, 1997.
“Revival of the Figure: Large Scale Works by Southern Artists”, City Gallery East, Atlanta, 1995.
“Orthogenesis”, (Solo Exhibition), The American College Gallery, Atlanta, 1995.
“Confessions”, Atlanta College of Art Gallery, Atlanta, 1995.
1994 Atlanta Biennial, Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, 1994.
SAF/NEA Regional Arts Fellowship Exhibition:
Louisiana Arts and Science Center, Baton Rouge, LA, October 1990.
Selby Gallery, Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota FL, August 1990.
Tennessee State Museum, Nashville TN, October 1989.
University of Montevallo, Montevallo AL, August 1989.
Atlanta College of Art Gallery, Atlanta, May 1989.
“Forms and Figures”, Chastain Gallery, Atlanta, 1990.
“Wiregrass Reunion”, Wiregrass Museum of Art, Dothan AL,1989.
“People and Passions”, Work by Gallery Artists, Sandler-Hudson Gallery, Atlanta, 1989.
“4 and 1”, Four Painters and One Sculptor, Atlanta Financial Center, Atlanta,1988.
Visual Arts/The Southeast 1986, One Securities Center, Atlanta, 1986.
The First Atlanta Biennale, Nexus Gallery, Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, 1984.
Solo Exhibition, Chastain Arts Center Gallery, Atlanta, 1981.
1st Birmingham Biennial, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham AL, 1981.
47th Southeastern Competition/Painting and Sculpture, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston Salem NC, 1979. Purchase Award.
42nd National Annual Midyear Show, The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH, 1978.
39th Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, The Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach FL, 1977. Owen H. Kenan Merit Award.

Selected Collections
Alabama Power Company
Appalachian State University
Clayton College and State University
CGR Advisors
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
High Museum of Art
King and Spalding
Lagrange Art Museum
Lamar Dodd Art Center at LaGrange College
Management Compensation Group
Miller Brewing Company
Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia
Open Hand Atlanta
Southern Voice
The State of Georgia Collection
VanderKloot Film and Television
Wake Forest University
The Wiregrass Museum of Art