Trevor was born in 1975 in Summerland, BC. He is a self-taught artist with a lifelong artistic practice in many mediums ranging from illustrating, painting, graphic design, and screen printing. He has a natural talent and ability to be creative with any medium undertaken. Some of his artistic influences include Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol, Jackson Pollock, and Jean-Michel Basquiat. His artwork incorporates his influence with comic books, graffiti, fine art, both contemporary and abstract, Japanese printmaking, anime, screen printing and natural settings. His latest work uses bright colours and bold lines to create captivating pop culture pieces that are unique and one-of-a-kind experiences.
1.What is your idea of perfect happiness?
A world where everyone works together for the betterment of us all and the planet we inhabit.
2.What is your greatest fear?
Being alive and not living
3.What is the trait you most deplore in yourself?
Procrastination. I put off a lot of important tasks to the last second
4.What is the trait you most deplore in others?
A sense of self-entitlement
5.Which living person do you most admire?
6.What is your greatest extravagance?
7.What is your current state of mind?
Be the best self I can be amid the chaos that is me
8.What do you consider the most overrated virtue?
9.On what occasion do you lie?
When it’s part of playing around
10.What do you most dislike about your appearance?
11.Which living person do you most despise?
12.What is the quality you most like in a man?
13.What is the quality you most like in a woman?
14.Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
15.What or who is the greatest love of your life?
16.When and where were you happiest?
As a kid I was happiest being outside and exploring
17.Which talent would you most like to have?
18.If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
19.What do you consider your greatest achievement?
Getting backstage to a show by convincing the bouncer I was late to interview the band
20.If you were to die and come back as a person or a thing, what would it be?
Most definitely a crow or raven
21.Where would you most like to live?
In a treehouse
22.What is your most treasured possession?
23.What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Blackness and silence
24.What is your favorite occupation?
25.What is your most marked characteristic?
26.What do you most value in your friends?
Being able to be real around each other
27.Who are your favorite writers?
28.Who is your hero of fiction?
29.Which historical figure do you most identify with?
30.Who are your heroes in real life?
31.What are your favorite names?
32.What is it that you most dislike?
33.What is your greatest regret?
34.How would you like to die?
When I’m old and tired. I will procure a bunch of drugs and head to a forest. I will set up under a tree where I can fade away and the forest animals can eat my body
35.What is your motto?
Be your best that your best can be!
Trevor Phillips, Artist