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  Biography


 
BACKGROUND
  1942 Born in the San Francisco Bay Area
  1965 Degree in Physiology from Berkley
  1969 DDS Degree from UCSF
  1987-88 Photography courses at Napa Valley College
  SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
  2005 Bridges to Understanding, Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver, BC
  2004 In the Bag! Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver, BC
    Bridges to Understanding, The Bowers Museum, Santa Ana, CA
    International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  2003 Under 18, Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver, BC
    Portrayal, Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver, BC
    Kirkland Art Center, Kirkland, WA
  2002 Face of Pakistan, Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver, BC
    Exploris Museum, Raleigh, NC
    FOTOFusion, West Palm Beach, FL
    Telluride Gallery of Fine Art, Mountain Film Festival, Telluride, CO
  2001 Animists: The Spirit of Place, Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver, BC
    Wright Museum of Art, Beloit, WI
    Magister Ludi, Cesano Maderno, Milan, Italy
    Andrew Smith Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
    South Dakota Art Museum, Brookings, SD
  2000 Animists: The Spirit of Place, Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver, BC
    Galerie D'Art Contemporain, Luxembourg
    National Gallery of the Grand Cayman Islands, British W.I.
    Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Kulturenas Museum, Helsinki, Finland
    Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  1999 Kunsthal Museum, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  1998 White House, Washington, DC
    Tasende Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Museo Mazionazionale della Montagna, Torino, Italy
    The Enduring Spirit, Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver, BC
    Studio Gallery, San Diego, CA
    Trinity Gallery, Atlanta, GA
    Reality Room, Washington, DC
    Photographic Image Gallery, Portland, OR
    The Vault Gallery, Cambria, CA
    Griner Waters Gallery, Lakeland, FL
    Albuquerque Museum, NM
    Animation and Art Resource, Philadelphia, PA
  1997 Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver, BC
  PUBLICATIONS  
  2000 "The Gift", Phil Borges
  1998 "Enduring Spirit", Phil Borges with an introduction by Isabel Allende
  1996 "Tibetan Portrait: The Power of Compassion", Phil Borges, Dalai Lama, Bstan-Dzin-Rgya-Mtsho
  AWARDS  
  2004 University California San Francisco – Award of Honor
  2003 International Photographers Awards (Lucie Awards) – Humanitarian Award
  1998 Photo Media Magazine - Photographer of the Year
  1996 Banff Mountain Book Festival - Best Book on Mountain Images
  1996 Seattle Transcendence Competition - First Place
  1995 Society of Professional Journalists - First Place 1995 Annual Award of Excellence for Photography
  1994 Society of Professional Journalists - First Place 1994 Annual Award of Excellence for Photography
  1993 Annual Report (National Medical Enterprises) - Silver Advocate
  1992 Advertising Photographers of America - Award of Merit
  1989 Pacific NW Media Inc. - Person of the Year, Photography
  1989 Society of Professional Journalists - First Place 1989 Annual Award of Excellence for Photography
  RADIO AND TELEVISION INTERVIEWS - Canada
  1998 CBC television interview with Dale Drewery
    CKNW, The Travel Show, radio interview with Linda Sanche
    VTV television interview with Peter Grainger
  1997 CBC television intervew by Vicki Gabereau
    CFUN, Mike Morgan Show, radio interview by Rosemary Keevil
SELECTED COLLECTIONS
  Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego CA
  Denver Art Museum, Denver CO
  Los Angeles County Art Museum
  Portland Art Museum, Portland OR
  Portland Museum of Art, Portland OR
  Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
  Balog, James “Wide Angle”, National Geographic Adventure, December 2003/ January 2004, Volume 5, No 10
  Borges, Phil “Tibetan Portrait: The Power of Compassion,” LensWork Quarterly, Fall 1996, No. 15
    “Child’s Play; Photo Essay by Phil Borges,” Alaska Airlines Magazine, July 1996
  Borges, Phil and
Dalai Lama
“Tibetan Portrait: The Power of Compassion,” Common Ground, Vancouver BC, Issue 76, Sept. 1997
  Brown, Mick "The Power of Compassion: Portraits of Tibet", The Telegraph, London, July 15, 1996
  Cameron, Franklin “Profiles,” Photographic, May, 1998, p. 35
  Coverdale, Jennifer “Free to Forgive in Tibet,” Register
  Donohue, Marlena "Phil Borges", ArtScene, January 1999
  Goldner, Liz "Haunting Photos: Phil Borges' portraits show children's poverty and dignity", OC Metro, 2003
  Good, Michael “Well Hello, Dalai,” On Air, June 1997
  Gunnarsson, Sören “Phil Borges,” Forum Hasselblad, 1997, No. 2
  Howard, Cori "Chasing the Spirit of the Shaman", National Post, Canada
  Kirkham, Cathy "A Body of Work: Phil Borges captures Tibet and beyond in a passionate and powerful collection of portraits,” PhotoMedia, July/August, 1995
  Leighton, Connor "Phil Borges: Building Bridges", double eXposure, Mar 1, 2004
  Life Magazine “Back to Basics; Photograph: Phil Borges,” May, 1998, p. 31
  Luce, Chuck “Sojourns to the Soul; Phil Borges, Our Photoperson of the Year,” PhotoMedia, Winter, 1998, p. 30-33
  Pincus, Robert “Faces of Compassion; Tibetan Portraits Capture Deeply Emotional Life of a Culture that Refuses to Die,” Night & Day, The San Diego Union Tribune, June 5, 1997
  Stamets, John “Phil Borges’ Tibetan Portraits,” PDN, June 1995
  Weir, Sonya "Interview with Phil Borges", Common Ground, Vancouver BC, Issue 109, August 2000, pp. 4, 18-20

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