PHIL HILTON, ARTIST
Phil is a resident of Ft Myers, Florida, and is a signature member of the Florida Watercolor Society. Originally from Ohio, he holds a BSS degree from Ohio University, and has taken art courses from The Cleveland Institute of Art, Allegheny College, and the universities of Iowa, Kansas and North Dakota, as well as workshops from many nationaly known watercolor artists. He has won awards in eight states, and in recent years has taught, lectured and demonstrated watercolor at Shell Point, Florida, Academy as well as the Ft Myers Alliance of the Arts and teaches on cruise ships for various major cruise lines.
Phil prides himself in painting a wide varirty of subjects in a realistic manner, always striving to capture the essence of the mood or scene.The materials used are the finest available, assuring vibrant and long lasting color. He has also recently published a helpful "how to" instruction book entitled Watercolor for Beginning Students, available online.