Woodie Artists GalleryJim Phillips
Jim Phillips is a graphic artist known for his rock posters, surf and skateboard art. Jim has created more than 100 rock posters since 1967 begining with Lothar and the Handpeople, at the Crosstown Bus in Boston. His second poster was for the first east coast appearance of The Doors. Jim spent that summer working as a studio artist at the club, and worked the light show with an assistant named Dolly that Jim later married.
Jim created surfing cartoons way back in the early 60's, but he supported himself, and later his family by working in various surfboard shops, manufacturing surfboards. Later, Jim began his free lance art service and resumed creating rock posters and other forms of advertising. From the mid-seventies to late eighties Jim rode the skateboard craze as Art Director for Santa Cruz Skateboards. In 87 & 88 alone, eight million stickers of his designs were sold internationally.
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Copyright © 1962-2002 Jim Phillips. All rights retained by the artist. Used by permission
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