Roger Phillpot was one of seven children, born of working class parents in a small terraced house in the coastal town of Brighton.
After a long career as a Building Surveyor, he took earlier retirement and was accepted as a student for a Fine Art Degree course. Roger graduated with a First Class Honours and took his passion for drawing and painting to the West of France where he regularly exhibits his work. He has also exhibited in England and the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition on several occasions.
Roger’s paintings and drawings represent a significant body of work which draws on the period of his childhood in England during the post war years. His work is the consequence of his lasting memories illuminated by his family’s own recollections. The evolving visual language and narrative work echoes the range of emotions he has experienced through reliving his childhood.