Phil Garrett, a graduate of The San Francisco Art Institute, has completed numerous artists’ residencies including The Sam And Adele Golden Foundation residence in New Berlin NY, taught painting and printmaking nationally and internationally. He joined the Golden Artist Colors Working Artist Program in 1998 and the Williamsburg Oil Independent Artist Program in 2016. He is the Founder of King Snake Press and his prints and paintings are in public and private collections in the USA, Europe and Japan. In October 2005, 2006 and 2007 he Lectured and taught workshops on Acrylic Painting Methods in Art Schools in the cities of Osaka, Tokyo, Nagoya, Kyoto and Fukuoka Japan sponsored by Golden Acrylic and Turner company of Osaka. He is the author of the book INSIDE ACRYLICS published by North Light Books in August of 2013.