John-Paul Philippe is a painter and designer based in New York City, earning his BFA in Art & Art history in 1978 from the University of Oklahoma. He was born and raised in Oklahoma and spent twenty-three years as a painter living in London. From his studio in the heart of SoHo, his vision which began with his paintings has developed into a large body of work ranging from architectural and furniture design to murals, sculptures and handcrafted woodwork.
His work has been included in solo and group exhibitions internationally. In 2010, Philippe collaborated with West Elm to produce, The John-Paul Philippe Collection, including a range of sculptures, paintings, drawings and fabric designs. His work including large scale sculptures, metal work, paintings and textile designs are installed in Barney’s boutiques from Beverly Hills to Ginza, Japan. His work is featured in the collections of both art collectors and museums, as well as highlighted in publications such as Wallpaper Magazine, The Wall Street journal, The New York Times, L’UOMO Vogue, and The Los Angeles Times.
- 2016 Spring Group Show, Cristina Grajales Gallery, New York
- 2013 Winter Group Show, Cristina Grajales Gallery, New York
- 2012 Design at Fairchild: Sitting Naturally, The Fairchild Gardens, Coral Gables, FL
- 2012 Pegasus Group Show, Cristina Grajales Gallery, New York
- 2012 New York, New York Group Show, Cristina Grajales Gallery, New York
- 2012 Hill Work, Barry Whistler Gallery, Dallas
- 2010 Aberson Exhibits Gallery, Tulsa, Oklahoma September
- 2010 West Elm, The John-Paul Philippe Collection, Design Launch November
- 2008 Kumho Asiana Headquarters, Seoul, South Korea February
- John-Paul Philippe refurbishes neglected Connecticut barn to create his remote home and studio Date: January, 2020, Source: dezeen
- In Terior - One Piece - The Philippe Date: December, 2019, Source: Jutaku-Kenchiku
- Lifestyle with Patrick Perrin Date: November, 2013, Source: House and Garden
- John-Paul Philippe in AD Germany Date: February, 2012, Source: Architectural Digest Germany
- New York Times, March 6, 2009: