Bethesda Fine Art

Roger Phillips was born in New York City in 1930. His education as a metalsmith began at age 12 as a blacksmith’s helper. He has worked in metal ever since.

His first exposure to art was at the Woodstock Country School in Vermont where he studied with Francis Foster, a teacher from Black Mountain College who ran his classes on the Bauhaus model.

Phillips graduated from Bard College in 1953. He studied drawing and design at the New School and metal fabrication at the Jewish Museum in New York. He is a past president of the Artist-Blacksmith’s Association of North America.

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