Neal Philpott

Neal is a full-time artist who paints the mercurial nature of the West in oil. Originally from Michigan, Neal studied painting at the Center for Creative Studies in Detroit. He has lived in the Northwest since 1988 and currently paints from his studio in Oregon City, Oregon.


Shows / Juried Exhibitions

  • Kneeland Gallery, Three-Artist Show, Ketchum, Idaho, (Sept. 2019)
  • Sugarman Peterson Gallery, Two-Artist Show, Santa Fe, New Mexico (Sept. 2019)
  • Gallery 903, Land, Water & Sky, Portland, Oregon (Jun. 2019)
  • Kneeland Gallery, Colors of the Wind, Ketchum, Idaho, (Jul. 2018)
  • Kneeland Gallery, Nature’s Garden, Ketchum, Idaho, (Sept. 2017)
  • Gallery 903, In Real Time, Portland, Oregon (Aug. 2017)
  • Columbia Center for the Arts, Men’s Art: The Hero’s Journey, Hood River, Oregon (Jan. 2017)
  • Roby King Galleries, Christmas Show, Bainbridge Island, Washington (Dec. 2016)
  • Oregon State University, Art About Agriculture, Corvallis, Oregon (June 2016)
  • Roby King Galleries, Land & Sea, Bainbridge Island, Washington (May 2016)
  • Kneeland Gallery, The Places You’ll Go, Ketchum, Idaho, (Feb. 2016)
  • Gallery 903, Intersections with the Gorge, Portland, Oregon (Nov./Dec.2015)
  • Sitka Art Invitational, Portland, Oregon (Nov. 2015)
  • Kneeland Gallery, Rites of Spring, Ketchum, Idaho, (Mar. 2015)
  • Roby King Galleries, Small Works Show, Bainbridge Island, Washington (Dec. 2014)
  • Sitka Art Invitational, Portland, Oregon (Nov. 2014)
  • Sugarman Peterson Gallery, Characteristics of Nature, Santa Fe, New Mexico (Aug. 2014)
  • Kneeland Gallery, Vistas and Visions, Ketchum, Idaho, (July 2014)
  • Roby King Galleries, Far & Near – Solo Show, Bainbridge Island, Washington (May 2014)
  • Roby King Galleries, Small Works Show, Bainbridge Island, Washington (Dec. 2013)
  • Sitka Art Invitational, Portland, Oregon (Nov. 2013)
  • Kneeland Gallery, Town and Country, Ketchum, Idaho, (Feb. 2013)
  • Roby King Galleries, Small Works Show, Bainbridge Island, Washington (Dec. 2012)
  • Sitka Art Invitational, Portland, Oregon (Nov. 2012)
  • Lawrence Gallery, New Landscapes in Oil,Gleneden Beach, Oregon (Oct. 2012)
  • Roby King Galleries, Solo Exhibition, Bainbridge Island, Washington (July 2012)
  • Roby King Galleries, Small Works Show, Bainbridge Island, Washington (Dec. 2011)
  • Sitka Art Invitational, Portland, Oregon (Nov. 2011)
  • Lawrence Gallery, Neal Philpott, Oils,Gleneden Beach, Oregon (Oct. 2011)
  • Roby King Gallery, Americana,Bainbridge Island, Washington (July 2011)
  • Peterson-Cody Gallery, Ruralscapes, Santa Fe, New Mexico (June 2011)
  • Roby King Gallery, Streets and Roads,Bainbridge Island, Washington (May 2011)
  • Blue Horse Gallery, Flora & Fauna,Bellingham, Washington (May 2011)
  • Roby King Gallery, Water Shapes II, Bainbridge Island, Washington (March 2011)
  • Galerie Belle Ame, One Man Show, Eagle, Idaho (March 2011)
  • Peterson-Cody Gallery, Third Place winner, Fresh Paint Competition, Santa Fe, New Mexico (Dec. 2010)
  • Sitka Art Invitational, Portland, Oregon (Nov. 2010)
  • Lawrence Gallery, Catching the Look, Sheridan, Oregon (Nov./Dec. 2010)
  • Lawrence Gallery, New Landscapes in Oil, Gleneden Beach, Oregon (Sept./Oct. 2010)
  • Columbia Center for the Arts, 2010 Pacific Northwest Plein Air Competition, Hood River, OR (Sept. 2010)
  • Gallery by the Bay, Brushes with the Land, Stanwood, Washington (June 2010)
  • Roby King Gallery, 4 Man Show, Bainbridge Island, Washington (May 2010)
  • Estacada Arts Commission, Estacada on the Clackamas, Estacada, Oregon (May 2010)
  • Columbia Center for the Arts, Agriculture, Hood River, Oregon (May 2010)
  • The McKenzie River Trust, The Living River, Eugene, Oregon (Apr. 2010)
  • Williamette Falls Heritage Foundation, Art & Industry – Bull Run Powerhouse (Oct. 2009)
  • Allison Inn & Spa, “Art of the Allison Collection”, Newberg, Oregon (Sept. 2009)
  • Roby King Gallery, Contemporary Realism, Bainbridge Island, Washington (July 2009)
  • Lawrence Gallery, Fleeting Views,Portland, Oregon (January 2009)
  • Williamette Falls Heritage Foundation, Art & Industry – Hawley Powerhouse (Oct. 2008)
  • Roby King Gallery, Miniatures Show, Bainbridge Island, Washington (Dec. 2008)
  • Lawrence Gallery, The Ephemeral Northwest Landscape, Sheridan, Oregon (June 2008)
  • Roby King Gallery, Translate the Landscape, Bainbridge Island, Washington (July 2008)
  • Sitka Art Invitational, Portland, Oregon (1995 – 2006)
  • Margo Jacobson Gallery, Portland, Oregon (1998 – 2000)
  • Gango Gallery, Portland, Oregon (1995 – 1996)

Corporate Collections & Private Collections – selected list

  • Mr. and Mrs. Slavi Vorobiev, Moscow, Russia
  • Oregon State University, College of Agricultural Sciences Permanent Collection, Corvallis, Oregon
  • Gov. Jay Inslee, Bainbridge Island, Washington
  • Bonneville Power Administration, Portland, Oregon
  • Ms. Cynthia Sears, Bainbridge Island, Washington
  • Bureau of Land Management, Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, Utah
  • Morrison Karsten Group, Santa Rosa, California
  • Eteck, Inc., Beaverton, Oregon
  • Columbia Funds, Inc., Portland Oregon
  • Ms. Mia Mather, New York, New York
  • Ms. Karlene Kahlstrom, Bellingham, Washington
  • Mr. and Mrs. Bob Lamphere, Portland, Oregon
  • Ms. Shannon O’Mahony, Boise, Idaho
  • Mr. and Mrs. John Scofield, Washington DC, Maryland
  • Mr. Greg Kammerer, New York, New York
  • Ms. Christina Pera, Milwaukee, Oregon
  • Mr. and Mrs. Roger Anderson, Houston, Texas
  • Mr. Jack Dolhinow, Berkeley, California
  • Ms. Hilde Kahn, Potomac, Maryland
  • Dr. Diane Husband, Mr. Lynn Husband, Sherwood, Oregon
  • Mr. Wolfgang Janko, Salsburg, Austria
  • Mr. and Mrs. Paul Adams, Indian Springs, California


American Art Collector, “Destination: Pacific Northwest,September 2018

Southwest Art, “Art of the Pacific Northwest,” June 2018

American Art Collector, Intersections with the Gorge,” December 2015

American Art Collector, Characteristics of Nature,” August 2014

American Art Collector, “Far & Near: Neal Philpott,” May 2014

Southwest Art, “Natural Wonders,” Feb. 2014

Southwest Art, Artistic Excellence Competition Finalist,” Dec. 2012

American Art Collector, “Artist Focus: Neal Philpott,” Nov. 2012

Western Home Journal, Summer-Fall 2012

American Art Collector,“Neal Philpott: Moments of Solitude,” July 2012

American Art Collector,“Seasonal Treasures,”Dec. 2011

American Art Collector, “Landscape Special Feature,” Sept. 2011

American Art Collector, “Art Lover’s Guide to Collecting Art in the Pacific Northwest,” Aug. 2011

American Art Collector, “Ruralscapes – Group Show,” Peterson-Cody Gallery, June 2011

Southwest Art, “Group Landscape and Cityscape Show, Peterson-Cody Gallery,” Mar. 2011

American Art Collector, “Fresh Paint – Group Show, Peterson-Cody Gallery,” Jan. 2011

Landmark, 1000 Friends of Oregon, May 2008

Southwest Art, “Market Report-Pacific Northwest,” April 1996

Landmark, 1000 Friends of Oregon Anniversary Issue, Front Cover, Jan. 1996


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Center for Creative Studies-College of Art and Design, Detroit, Michigan (1980)