WE SUPPORT OUR TROOPS AND COUNTRY. Aviation was my first artistic love, says William S. Phillips, but my true, enduring love remains my Christian faith, home and family. So it is my pleasure to combine all of it in my work.The historical aviation subjects, I research; the contemporary and nostalgic subjects, I live. Phillips grew up loving art but never thought he could make it his livelihood. That was all the incentive he needed to begin his work as a fine art painter. Bill Phillips is now the aviation artist of choice for many American heroes and the nostalgic landscape artist of choice for many collectors. Bills strengths as a landscape painter are what gave him an edge in the aviation field: respect and reverence for a time and place.
When one sees his aviation pieces, thoughts are about the courageous individuals who risked their lives for our freedom. In Bills nostalgic works, the viewer understands fully what that freedom is... The precious values that make life worth living. After one of his paintings was presented to King Hussein of Jordan, Phillips was commissioned by the Royal Jordanian Air Force. He developed sixteen major paintings, many of which now hang in the Royal Jordanian Air Force Museum in Amman.
The Smithsonian Institutions National Air and Space Museum presented a one-man show of Phillips work in 1986; he is one of only a few artists to have been so honored. In 1988, Phillips was chosen to be a U.
For his outstanding work, the artist was awarded the Navys Meritorious Public Service Award and the Air Force Sergeants Associations Americanism Medal. In 1991, three of Phillips works were chosen as part of the top 100 in Art for the Parks, the prestigious annual fund-raiser for the National Park Service, and one painting received the Art History Award from the National Park Foundation. "Give Us This Day" William S.
Phillips Limited Edition Fine Art Print. In England during World War II, each dawn was brought the sounds of young men headed off to war. As daylight spreads across the tranquil countryside on this mist-shrouded summer morning, the aircraft of the 8th Air Force once again take to the air as they head for the dangerous skies of occupied Europe. Representing not only an overt symbol of Allied might, the B-17G is also a more subtle indication as to the direction of the war. The plane carries no camouflage paint, since paint added weight, which cost speed and fuel.Stationed in Northamsted between April'44 and June'45, this B-17G is from the 398th Bomb Group, 602nd Bomb Squadron. Along with most others, the crew members ardent prayer was, . 26 " by 19-1/2" Image Size, limited to 550, signed by the artist. All Limited Edition prints are signed and numbered (S/N) by the artist and include a Certificate of Authenticity. Limited Edition prints are restricted to a certain number. For example, if 400 prints are made from an original painting, once theyre gone, thats it. There is no limit to the number of open edition prints of a particular painting. Thats why Limited Edition prints are more expensive and more valuable to collectors than "open" edition. Rare objects are more valuable. The term "giclee" denotes an elevation in printmaking technology. Images are generated from high resolution digital scans and printed with archival quality inks onto various substrates including canvas, fine art, and photo-base paper. The giclee printing process provides better color accuracy than other means of reproduction. The quality of the giclee print rivals traditional silver-halide and gelatin printing processes and is commonly found in museums, art galleries, and photographic galleries.
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