Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Philip Noyed is a contemporary American abstract artist working with oil paints and "free form" sculptures in Deephaven, Minnesota.
Philip was raised in the suburbs of St. Paul Minnesota
and attended Hamline University where he received a
liberal arts education with a major in East Asian
Studies and a focus on Theater Studies. He studied photography
and film making at Film in the Cities and made
numerous short films and photo essays. He worked on
Prince's movie, Purple Rain.
Philip’s perspective on art is influenced through living in Japan and studying the arts for three years. He was a student at Kansai Gaidai University in Osaka, Japan and studied the language and arts there. He studied pottery in Kyoto and Shodo calligraphy with Yamazaki Sensei in Hirakata in Osaka.
Philip became a member of the Hoshoru school of Noh theater in Toyama prefecture. He was the first American to perform at the National Noh Theater in Tokyo. He also studied contemporary Japanese theater with Suzuki Sensei in the Toga Mura Greek theater in the Japan Alps.
In America, Philip studied ceramics at Northern Clay Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. He focused on making Mingei-style ceramics for over 15 years in his studio. In 2003 he began creating oil paintings.
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