A Natural History of Washington DC

“A Natural History of Washington DC”  (created for, and on exhibit at The Hill Center, Washington DC) 2018 pastel and acrylic paint on 5 baltic birch panels 51″ high, 114″ wide, 4″ deep

Summer Light detail

Summer Light

Studio installation: “Letters from Sleepless Travelers”

Acrylic paint on Tyvek, steel cable, lights.     2013  

Lincoln Park Conservatory installation: “Summer Light”

rope, buckram, bamboo, yellow plastic rope. 2010.  

Wedding Canopy

Bamboo, silk, paint. Maui. 2006.  

Studio installation

“Philip Livingston’s sculptures are haiku in visual form — distinct, beautiful, and elegant.” —Sculpture Magazine, March, 2005

Exhibition at Goshen College

Art Gallery, 2003 bamboo, rope, aluminum, buckrum    


hanging installation acrylic on formed wood panels, buckram, wire, lights 2012 12′ high, 5′ wide, 5′ deep    

Gallery view, one person exhibition, Goshen College

Like the sails on a boat, Breath, 15 Cones waits expectantly for a gust of wind. The tensile strength of steel wire and aluminum—suspending lightweight bamboo or scrim—is disorienting, as well as perceptually engaging and exhilarating. Livingston defines space through the absense of mass. Space has been parcelled and collected…made visible with exotic shadows, soft […]