Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Philip Jamison studied at the Philadelphia Museum School of Art. From 1961 to 1963, he was an instructor of watercolor at the Philadelphia College of Art. He was awarded membership in the National Academy of Design and the National Watercolor Society and was a contributor to American Artist magazine.
Jamison’s work has been exhibited widely, including Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Wilmington Society of the Fine Arts, Hirschl and Adler Galleries, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Cleveland Institute of Art, West Chester State College, Delaware Art Museum, and the National Invitation Water Color Exhibit. His work has earned awards from numerous professional organizations, including the American Watercolor Society, National Academy of Design, American Academy of Art and Letters, and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, among many others. Jamison was a NASA Artist for Apollo Soyuz launch at Cape Kennedy in 1975. He is a resident of West Chester, Pennsylvania.