Philip J. Journeay is an internationally known wildlife and landscape artist. Many of his works are on exhibit in
private and corporate collections around the world. Since that time, Philip has produced many original and limited
edition prints and which can be seen at art shows worldwide. His work has also been featured in many publications
such as Wildlife Art, Sporting Classics, U.S. Art, and InformArt.
Philip was born August 4, 1957 in Westwood, CA. Philip started painting when he was only seven years old, under the
direction of his father, artist John Journeay. He had his first one man show when he was only nine years old. His
family lived briefly in Canada, where Philip was inspired with a love of nature and for the natural beauty of the
great outdoors. As a young painter Philip was invited to join two of Canada's leading artists on a tour of the
Blackfoot Indian Reservation. This inspired his early works featuring bold western scenes and wildlife.
The family later moved to Orange, California, where Phil graduated from high school before moving on to study at the
Art Center of Design in Pasadena, California. Later Philip studied in Europe and while visiting Holland was inspired
by works of the Old Masters and Vermeer. This influence can still be seen in his work.
Phil returned to Canada in 1988 when he was invited to exhibit his art at Gainsborough Galleries in connection with
the 1988 Winter Olympics. He continues to travel the world researching his subjects. In 1989 Philip created his
largest bronze sculpture. The work was of a breaching California Grey Whale. It weighed 1,000 pounds and stood six
feet tall. Today, the work overlooks the Pacific Ocean as part of a private collection in Dana Point, California,
and is forever the symbol of the migration of the whales.
In 1996 Philip was commissioned to create a image for former Vice President Dan Quayle. "The Awakening" featured two
African Lions rising for the hunt.
Today, Philip lives in Mission Viejo, California, where he continues to travel around the world and produce impressive
works of art.