Carey’s work, including original Dream Drawings, Dream Books, Illustrated Envelopes, and Illustrated Post Cards, is sold at these art outlets.
The Gallery of Dreams, Saint David
Dragonfly Gallery, Tucson
Coalesce Bookstore, Morro Bay
Just Folk, Summerland
Olive Tree Fine Arts, Atascadero
San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, San Luis Obispo
Dr. Cain's Comics, San Luis Obispo
Smoobage, Morro Bay
Intuit Museum Shop, Chicago
Big Planet Comics, Bethesda
Art Reach of Mid-Michigan, Mt. Pleasant
East End Gallery, Marshall
Astro Zombies, Albuquerque
Desert Island, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
Floating Comic World, Portland
Big Planet Comics, Vienna
Big Planet Comics
About Philip Carey
The artwork of California artist Philip Carey can best be described as being colorful, wacky, and full of fun. His art consists of sketches and stories about his bizarre dreams that are drawn with ink and Prismacolor pencils on 3x5 Post-It notes. The drawings are framed and have been published in four volumes of dream drawing books. He also creates postal art during his three-times-a-week kidney dialysis treatments. These are drawn on #10 envelopes and depicts the adventures of "mini-Philip," phobias, scenes from dialysis, landscapes, travel, and colorful designs. Recently he has been creating "bandage faces," which are actual byproducts of his dialysis treatments.
Carey received a B.A. in Exhibit Design from California State University at Long Beach. His 35-year career included being Exhibit Designer/Installer at the California Museum of Science and Industry in Los Angeles; Director of Education and Curator of Exhibits at the Roberson Center for the Arts and Sciences in Binghamton, New York; and Exhibit Designer/Coordinator for the California State Parks Department in Sacramento, California.
In June 2013, he won first place in the 10x10 show, "Lost But Not Forgotten," at the Bakersfield Museum of Art, where two of his three-dimensional dream drawings were accepted.
2014 “Blood Is Thicker Than Ink”, Morey Gallery. Art Reach of Mid Michigan, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
2014 “Dreams and Blood, New Works by Philip Carey” Deer Run Art and Artifacts. Cambria, California
2013 “Illustrated Envelopes from a Long Distance Love Affair” Marshall US Postal Museum. Marshall, Michigan
2013 “Strange Dreams of a Strange Dreamer” East End Gallery and Studio. Marshall, Michigan
2012 “Graphic Dreaming” San Lusi Obispo Museum of Art. San Lusi Obispo, California
Two Person Exhibitions
2012 “Capturing Dreams” With George Asdel. Gallery at Marina Square. Morro Bay, California
2014 ArtPriz Grand Rapids, Michigan -Bridgewater Place
2014 ArtWalkCentral Art Reach of MidMichigan
2013 First Prize “Lost But Not Forgotten” 10”x10” show Bakersfield Museum of Art. Bakersfield, California (two entries accepted)
2011 Honorable Mention “California Invitational” Bakersfield Museum of Art. Bakersfield, California