Philip Douglas Portoghese
b. 1965 Minneapolis, U.S.A.
1983 – 85 General Studies, Macalester College, Saint Paul, MN
1986 – 87 Motion picture film work: Creation of sound 16mm shorts
1987 – 90 Studies in ancient history and studio arts, University of Wisconsin, Madison. Bachelor of Science degree in Art
1990 – 93 Graduate work in Sculpture and Painting, University of Iowa, Iowa City; Master of Fine Arts degree
1992 – 93 Teaching Assistantship in Sculpture at the University of Iowa
1993 – 94 Guest instructor and resident artist at Macalester College, Saint Paul, MN
1996 – pr. Residence in Brooklyn, NY
1998 – 99 Open Studio exhibitions at Gowanus studio, Brooklyn
2002 – 05 Open Studio exhibitions at DUMBO studio, Brooklyn
2006 – 12 Reading and research on various topics ranging from philosophy and history to psychology and physics
2011 – 12 Writings (unpublished): The Creative Substance; Immanent Content; Artist as Image Maker, et al.
2013 – 16 Residence and studio work in New York and Switzerland
2015 – 16 Residency at Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA; Residency at Nota Bene Loft, Cadaquès, Spain
2017 – 18 Sculpture and painting in Brooklyn
Related Topics: Reading Interests
Campbell, Joseph, The Hero with a Thousand Faces, Pantheon, N.Y., 1949; The Mythic Image, Princeton, 1974.
Eliade, Mircea, Birth and Rebirth: The Religious Meanings of Initiation in Human Cultures, Harper & Brothers, N.Y., 1958.
Fuller, Richard Buckminster, Intuition, Doubleday, N.Y., 1972.
Jung, Carl Gustav, Collected Works, 18 vols., Princeton University Press, 1953 – 1979.
Pfeiffer, John E., The Creative Explosion: An Inquiry in the Origins of Art and Religion, Harper & Row, N.Y., 1982.
Schopenhauer, Arthur, The World as Will and Representation, 2 vols., Falcon’s Wing Press, 1958.
Spengler, Oswald, The Decline of the West, 2 vols., Knopf, N.Y., 1970.
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