general info

Phil has been tattooing since 1995 and is the founder of redletter1 in tampa
He exclusively paints in watercolor on paper, although he has worked in most painting mediums over the last few decades.
Along with his wife, he is also a printmaker at seraphim serifs in tampa.
After 10 years at old gold small batch, phil shut down his pro-pigment line and is effectively, permanently retired from manufacturing.

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contact

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or visit the studio in person at:
217 s cedar ave
tampa fl 33606


past

tattoo history:
1998 stained skin, ohio
2000 deluxe tattoo, chicago
2001 new skool tattoo, san jose
2007 primal urge/ skull & sword, san francisco

Gallery history:
"Smoke & Mirrors" 3 person exhibit with Timothy Hoyer & Edu Cerro - ANALOG, SF, CA Oct 2016
"Leave a Message" Group Show, Morean Arts Center, ST petersburg, FL Sept 2015
"Untitled II" Group Exhibit, Howl Gallery, Fort Myers, June 2015
"Erge Goré" Group Exhibit, Yves LaRoche, Montreal QC Oct 2014
"Deforestation" 3 Person Exhibit with Timothy Hoyer & Edu Cerro - Yves LaRoche, Montreal, QC Sept 2014
"Idée Fixe" Solo Show- ArtCore Seattle, WA July 2012
"Reach Beyond Death" Group Show- WindHorse Kansas City, Mo April 2012
"Handcrafted" Group Show- Hand Crafted, Miami, Fl Dec 2012
"Six String Master Piece" -Mesa Arts Center Museum Sept 2011
"Nunquam Dormio" Group Show- Omerta, Miami Fl Dec 2011
"Save No Time" Group Show- Three Kings, Brooklyn, Ny July 2010
"Year of the Tiger" Seventh Son Tattoo- San Francisco, CA 2010
"TypeRiot" Round House Gallery- St. Petersburg, Fl Nov 21st 2009
"Blood Work"-4 person exhibit w Timothy Hoyer, Jeff Srsic & Daniel Albrigo- Ghost Print Gallery, Richmond, Va, Nov 6th 2009
"Dark Arts 3" - Group show- Space 39 Gallery- Fort Myers, Fl Oct 17th 2009
"Figurative Devices"- Solo Show- Artcore- Seattle, August 9th 2009
"Drawn and Quartered" - 4 Person Crew Show - RedLetter1 - Tampa, Fl, July 9th, 2009
"Flesh to Canvas" - Group show- Last Rites - NYC , June 2009
"Praxis"- Solo show - Lower Haters - SF, Ca Feb 13th 2009
"Trilateral" - 3 Person Exhibit w Henry Lewis & Edu Cerro - RedLetter1 - Tampa - Oct 4th 2008
"The Dragon Show"- Group Exhibit - Black Iris- Fontana, CA Sept 2008
"Blood Royale"- Yves Laroche Gallery- Montreal, Ca - Sept 11th 2008
"Recurrent Association" Solo show, Lower Haters- SF, Ca - Feb 21 st 2008
"Fudo-Myoo 3" - Group Exhibit - Checked Demon - Stuttgart, Germany - Feb 2008
"Flash From the Past" - Group Exhibit - Canvas Gallery - L.A. CA- Dec 2007
"Visionaries" - Group Exhibit - Canvas Gallery Group Show - L.A. CA - Oct 2007
"Skin Vandals" - Group Exhibit - A.D. Gallery - San Jose, CA - Oct 2007
London Convention - Group Show -Tabacco Docks - London, UK Oct 2007
"Immolation" - Solo Show- Invisible NYC - NYC Oct 2007
"Letters First" - 7th Letter Crew Show - Barcelona, Spain - June 2007
"Dream Girls" - Group Show - Mina Dresden - San Francisco, CA - March 2007
"Typewriters" - RedLetter1 - Tampa, FL - June 2006
"Hand Made" - Group Exhibit - Corpo Nason - Santa Barbara, CA - April 2006
Full Coverage- Crew Show :
RedLetter1 - Tampa, FL - Dec 2006
A.D. Gallery- San Jose, CA - Oct 2006
Invisible NYC - Manhattan - March 2006
3Tides - Osaka, Japan - June 2006
"Death Becomes Us' - Group Show- Think Tank - Denver, CO - March 2005
Austin Tattoo Convention - Group Show - Jan 2005
"Rides of Passage" (Burton) - Group Show - Woodstock, NY - Sept 2004
“L’Art Pour L’Art” - Group Show - North Carolina - March 2002
"Suits Made to Fit" - Crew Show :
WORKS - San Jose, CA - Jan 2002
- Osaka, Japan - April - 2002