Phil holds a Bachelor of Arts (Ceramic Design) Degree from Caulfield Institute of Technology (Melbourne, Vic) and a Graduate Diploma in Vocational Education and Training, SCU. He has worked in TAFE NSW in various roles for 28 years.
Phil is currently Head Teacher of Information Technology and Creative Industries, North Coast TAFE for the Coffs Harbour, CHEC and Macksville Campuses and leads a talented group of teachers/craftspeople, delivering a diverse range of IT and Arts courses, including Ceramics, Visual Arts, Digital Media, Furniture Design, Museum Practice, Arts Administration and TVET.
Phil moved to the Coffs Harbour area in 1983 and has been a maker and teacher of ceramics for over 30 years. He has established a number of studio workshops producing functional and decorative work, exhibiting regularly with selected galleries in Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney, and on the NSW North Coast.
He is a founding member of Coastal ClayMakers Inc. The group formed in 2004 and aims to promote and encourage the study of ceramics by means of lectures, discussions, excursions, projects and practical workshops to potters on the Mid North Coast of NSW.
1A Malibu Drive, Korora. NSW. 2450
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