Jason H. Phillips is a painter, mixed media artist, muralist and tattoo artist. Phillips creates artwork that reflects the African American cultural experience. His artwork chronicles the intersection of beauty and struggle.

He earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Wayne State University. Phillips is owner of the Detroit Ink Spot Tattoo Studio and Co-founder of the Black Tattoo Art & Music Expo. Phillips’ work has been shown nationally in galleries and museums.  The most recent addition to his public art collection is the 240 square foot oil painting located in the front lobby of Advantage Health Family Service Center in Warren, MI.  Jason’s illustrations have been published in University of Michigan’s “Michigan Project on Oral Language, Writing, and Reading” project, which resulted in a series of books created to assist with language development for school age children

A retrospective of his work will be on display at both the Carr Center Galleries from October 16th through January 8th.