Carl Phillips (born 1980)
Carl Phillips was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts where he currently resides with his family. In July 2002 he began attending Gateway Arts, a vocational arts program for talented adults with disabilities in Brookline, Massachusetts. Phillips is an extremely affable young man. He enjoys creating both two and three dimensional works. He is fascinated by popular culture and the subject matter in his work is based on images from books, magazines and other source materials. Phillips captures the speed and energy of car racing with his use of electric colors and bold compositions. He is equally proficient in the ceramics studio where he has created a diverse body of work. Phillips has shown his work in the Gateway Arts Gallery and is one of their emerging stars.