An informal behind the scenes look at Koch's paintings, stories about his life and career, and posts about what he admires in the work of his favorite artists. As of Oct. 2022 the blog has had 1,060,000 page views.To read Philip Koch's Blog click here- philipkochpaintings.blogspot.com


Some sample posts-

September 30, 2022

My Gratitude to Some Artist I'll Never Know.
A short story about an unlikely source that taught Philip Koch a big lesson. Some background on his painting technique. Pictured: Clearing, oil on canvas, 30 x 60 inches, 2022



August 29, 2022
Background on new paintings delivered to Somerville Manning Gallery.





July 17, 2022

photo tour of how my painting studio is organized (with brief comments).





May 26, 2022

Artists are Good Liars- Ogunquit Museum Exhibition Part III





May 17, 2022

Background on paintings in Ogunquit Museum's Philip Koch: Isle of Dreams part II





May 14, 2022

Ogunquit Museum of American Art Exhibition Philip Koch: Isle of Dreams
The museum is holding their show of Koch's work in the same gallery space where it held a 2005 Edward Hopper exhibition. First of several posts with Koch giving some background on the paintings in the museum's exhibition. Pictured is one of the Hopper oils from the 2005 Hopper show, Sea at Ogunquit, 1914.





January
6, 2022

Magical Roadmaps

Inspired by a particularly intriguing dream Koch wrote a couple quick thoughts on how painting and dreams can be linked doorways to our unconscious mind.




December 19, 2021

     


Painting Ogunquit Maine from a drawing Koch made in front of the Ogunquit Museum of American Art in October.






Blog

An informal behind the scenes look at Koch's paintings, stories about his life and career, and posts about what he admires in the work of his favorite artists. As of Oct. 2022 the blog has had 1,060,000 page views.To read Philip Koch's Blog click here- philipkochpaintings.blogspot.com


Some sample posts-

September 30, 2022

My Gratitude to Some Artist I'll Never Know.
A short story about an unlikely source that taught Philip Koch a big lesson. Some background on his painting technique. Pictured: Clearing, oil on canvas, 30 x 60 inches, 2022



August 29, 2022
Background on new paintings delivered to Somerville Manning Gallery.





July 17, 2022

photo tour of how my painting studio is organized (with brief comments).





May 26, 2022

Artists are Good Liars- Ogunquit Museum Exhibition Part III





May 17, 2022

Background on paintings in Ogunquit Museum's Philip Koch: Isle of Dreams part II





May 14, 2022

Ogunquit Museum of American Art Exhibition Philip Koch: Isle of Dreams
The museum is holding their show of Koch's work in the same gallery space where it held a 2005 Edward Hopper exhibition. First of several posts with Koch giving some background on the paintings in the museum's exhibition. Pictured is one of the Hopper oils from the 2005 Hopper show, Sea at Ogunquit, 1914.





January
6, 2022

Magical Roadmaps

Inspired by a particularly intriguing dream Koch wrote a couple quick thoughts on how painting and dreams can be linked doorways to our unconscious mind.




December 19, 2021

     


Painting Ogunquit Maine from a drawing Koch made in front of the Ogunquit Museum of American Art in October.