Philip Perschbacher received his M.F.A. in Sculpture from the New York Academy of
Art in 2005. While at the Academy he studied with Harvey Citron, Martha Mayer
Erlebacher, and was a class monitor for Frank Porcu. While at the New York
Academy he met Eric Fischl, Jenny Saville, Steven Assael, and Vincent Desiderio.
Philip received a B.F.A. in Drawing from Webster University in 2003. In 2002 he
studied at Webster University in Vienna, Austria and has made several trips to
Germany and Italy since then. In 2013 Philip met Jeff Koons at his retrospective in
Frankfurt, Germany. In 2006 Philip was hired as an Assistant Professor of Art, at the
age of 24, at Concordia University Nebraska. In 2012 Philip was a visiting artist at
North Dakota State University and led a figure sculpture workshop and cast
sculptures in bronze. In 2012/2013 Philip began teaching adjunct at Forest Park
College and Webster University in St. Louis Missouri as well as workshops at
ArtMart and St. Louis Artist Guild. This past summer he was selected as one of 15
people from across the country to compete in the National Sculpture Society, Figure
Sculpture Competition held in New York City. Philip maintains a studio in St. Louis
and leads private class and creates public and private art commissions.