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Philip Beesley

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Philip Beesley is a professor at Waterloo Architecture who practices digital media art and experimental architecture. His creative work in the last two decades has focused on ‘field’ oriented...

Philip Beesley is a professor at Waterloo Architecture who practices digital media art and experimental architecture. His creative work in the last two decades has focused on ‘field’ oriented sculpture and landscape installations. He received a Bachelor of Fine Art from Queen’s University in 1978, a technical diploma in technology from Humber College and his professional degree in Architecture from the University of Toronto in 1986. He maintains a practice that combines sculpture with public buildings, exhibitry and stage design. He frequently works within art collaboratives and was a founding member of the Kingston Artists Association, an ANNPAC parallel gallery. Distinctions for his work include the RAIC Allied Arts Medal, Prix de Rome in Architecture (Canada), 1st prize at Spain’s VIDA 11.0, a Far Eastern International Digital Architectural Design Award (FEIDAD), and two Dora Mavor Moore Awards.




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