Phil Illingworth has exhibited in the UK, the USA, China, and in Europe including the 53rd Venice Biennale. His works have been selected for the John Moores Painting Prize, the Marmite Prize IV, and the Jerwood Drawing Prize. In addition to private collections, works are in public collections in the UK and China and, in 2019, the collection of the Yale Center for British Art.


Solo Exhibitions

APOCALYPSO
Platform A Gallery, Middlesbrough, September – November 2016

FRIGHTENING ALBERT
WW Gallery, London, April-May 2012

LITTLE GODS
Art Space Portsmouth, November 2009


Selected Exhibitions

THE YALE CENTER FOR BRITISH ART
Contemporary Art: Recent gifts and acquisitions. June – September 2019

MADE IN BRITAIN – 82 Painters of the 21st Century 
The National Museum, Gdansk, Poland, March – June 2019

IM/MATERIAL BODIES
Rye Creative Centre, Rye, April – May 2019
Sluice HQ, London, February – March 2019

BLACK SQUARES
Saturation Point, London, April 2019

RNOP APELDOORN
Apeldoorn, Amsterdam, Netherlands, April 2019

NEW PAINTING
Contemporary British Painting Members’ Exhibition, The Crypt, Marylebone St London, November 2018 – January 2019

TESTCARD P
Curated by Marco Cali, The Crypt, Marylebone St London, September 2017 – January 2018

ANYTHING GOES?
Art Bermondsey Project Space, London 25 July – 5 August 2017 Curated by Anna McNay

THE SHIPS ARE ALWAYS THERE
Crate, Margate, August 2017, Curated by Chiara Williams

CONTEMPORARY MASTERS FROM BRITAIN
The Yantai Art Museum, Yantai, China, July – August 2017
Jiangsu Arts and Crafts Museum, Nanjing, China, October 2017
Jiangsu Art Museum, Nanjing, China, October 2017
Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts, Tianjin, China, January 2018

MERGE VISIBLE
Curated by Charley Peters, The Crypt, Marylebone St London, January – March 2017

MANCHESTER CONTEMPORARY
with Platform A Gallery, Manchester, September 2016

WE WORK IN THE DARK, WE DO WHAT WE CAN, WE GIVE WHAT WE HAVE
Alice Anderson, Evy Jokhova, Phil Illingworth. Curated by Paula MacArthur
Rye Creative Centre, Rye, September – October 2016

CONTEMPORARY BRITISH PAINTING
Summer exhibition, Quay Arts, Isle of Wight, July – October 2016

AND INGS
Noho Studios, London, May 2016

6GINS
Royal Standard, Liverpool, November – December 2015

AUTOCATALYTIC FUTURE GAMES
No Format Gallery, London, June 2015

JERWOOD DRAWING PRIZE
Jerwood Space, London, September – October 2013, then touring across UK

TOMORROW
The Gallery, London, October 2013

NORTH SOUTH DIVINE
Alison Wilding, Kate Davis, Annie O’Donnell, Phil Illingworth, Deb Covell, Tony Charles, Boa Swindler, Chiara Williams
WW Gallery, London, April-May 2013
Platform A Gallery, Middlesbrough, May June 2013

MARMITE PRIZE
Manchester, Glasgow, Cambridge, Plymouth, London, December 2012 – July 2013

SAY WHAT YOU SEE
Aspex, Portsmouth, January – March 2012

SALON 2011
Matt Roberts Arts, London, October 2011

ARC
Aspex, Portsmouth, December 2010 – March 2011

SALON 2010
Matt Roberts Arts, London, October 2010

JOHN MOORES PAINTING PRIZE
Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, September 2010 – January 2011

TIME
WW Gallery, London, May-July 2010

COME TOGETHER
CoExist + Metal, September-October 2009

TRAVELLING LIGHT
London and Venice Biennale, May-June 2009

PARENTAL GUIDANCE
WW Gallery, London, March-April 2009

AFFLUENZA
London, March 2009

MINK SCHMINK
WW Gallery, London, January 2009