Hitchcock has garnered numerous awards and accolades for his work including the 2006 Artistic Achievement and Public Relations Award from the Association of Lifecasting International, (ALI); the 1997 Broadcast Design Award for MGM/UA’s Outer Limits limited edition sculpture, and the designation of being among “The OUT 100” in 2001, an annual list of the 100 most influential gay men and lesbians in America, according to OUT magazine. He is the author of Dark Impressions: The Art of Philip Hitchcock.

Commercially, Hitchcock has been commissioned to create work for St. Louis Pride, Inc., Central Institute for the Deaf, Disneyland’s Tomorrowland, Sony Computer Entertainment America, Inc., Delta Air Lines, and the L.A. Stage Alliance for whom he creates annually the L A Stage Ovation Award which recognizes excellence in Los Angeles theatre.

His works have been featured in solo and group exhibits and are in prestigious collections such as Leslie-Lohman Foundation, New York, NY; Saint Louis University Museum of Art (SLUMA); Mark Taper Family/Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, CA; Henry Jewelry, Hong Kong; Barbie Benton, Aspen, CO; Michele Rodriguez, Cagliari, Italy and Rene Hubschmid of Switzerland.

A magna cum laude graduate from UCLA, Hitchcock returned home to St. Louis in 2005. He opened PHD gallery,, in April of 2007 and has curated nearly 30 exhibitions featuring artworks by local regional, and national artists,including the first ever St. Louis exhibition of original Tom of Finland drawings. PHD Gallery has received critical praise from numerous media outlets including the New York Times.

Dark Impressions: The Art of Philip Hitchcock can be found in better bookstores everywhere and on


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