Born Phhillip Garner in Evanston, Illinois, 1942.
Lives and works in New Mexico
Studied at Art Center, CA and Cleveland Institute of Art, OH.
Exhibitions 1979- 1986
1979 Constructions and Drawings, Anhalt- Barnes Gallery, Los Angeles
1980 Tableau, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Curator
1983 New York, Molly Barnes Gallery, Los Angeles.
1984 Carplays, MOCA, Los Angeles.
Artist’s Olympics: Miniature Golf, Video Gallery, San Francisco.
One Man Show (Boiler house Project), Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
1985 The Automobile and Culture, MOCA, Los Angeles.
1985 Art and Travel, San Francisco Airport Exhibitions, San Francisco.
1986 Sensationalism, Functional Art, Los Angeles.
1979 Art Riots, 80 Langton Street, San Francisco.
Autoparts, La Mamelle, Inc. San Francisco, broadcast on KTSF-TV.
Air Hockey, Vanguard Gallery, Los Angeles
1980 Air Hockey and Animal Kingdom, Los Angeles
Institute of Contemporary Art
Chevrolet Training Film: The Remake, Whitney
Museum of American Art, New York. With Chip Lord and Ant Farm.
Also performed in Los Angeles and San Francisco (1978) and Houston (1982).
1983 Club Lhasa, Los Angeles.
1985 Product X, New Langton Arts, Sand Francisco.
Bibliography (through 1986)
1982 Phillip Garner’s Better Living Catalog. Delilah Books, New York. 96 pages.
1984 Utopia or Bust. Delilah Books, New York. 80 pages.
Tonight Show, Merv Griffin Show, Today Show, Today Show (Australia PM Magazine, Joe Franklin Show, Two On The Town (Los Angeles), AM Los Angeles, AM Sa Francisco, Friday at Sunset (CBS)
Magazines: (partial list)
Esquire, Rolling Stone, Vogue, Playboy, New west, California, Domus, Village
Voice, Wet, Lui, Road & Track, Car Craft, Motor Trend, House & Garden, Arts & Architecture
Lecture: (partial list)
Stanford Design Conference, USC (School of Architecture), UCLA (School of Architecture), UCLA (School of Architecture), I.S.D.A Conference, Arts & Architecture.