Philip Gann

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Philip Gann was born in San Diego, California, in 1987. Gann lived and worked in the San Francisco Bay Area from 2011-2018. He received a BA in Fine Arts with a dual emphasis in Studio Art & Art History from San Francisco State University 2013. Gann has been awarded with the Distinction Gallery Scholarship 2011, Martin Wong Scholarship 2012, and the Ron & Sue Meier Scholarship 2014. While in the Bay Area he became an assistant director at Incline gallery, the manager of The Loft a private artist studio, and attended Penland School of Craft in North Carolina twice on separate scholarships. Pursuing an art career Gann has shown his art works all over the Bay Area as well as been the curator of several art shows. 

The past 5 years Gann has worked for The Garden Route Company based out of South San Francisco. As a carpenter and foremen for the company, Gann has become well versed in the execution of constructing award winning landscapes. Working alongside the Landscape Architect Sandy Ayers, the Landscape Designer and Contractor Richard Radford, and the 30 plus employees they have working for them has granted Gann valuable experience in the field. With aspirations to design landscapes coupled with his desire to expand his understanding of the landscape and who it serves, he has chosen to pursue his graduate degree at Cal Poly Pomona. Since his enrollment, Gann’s design for the Garden Casitas Design Competition has been chosen. His design title “Cali-Pop” will be built and installed at the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden in June of 2019. 

Education

MLA Landscape Architecture (In Progress)
Cal Poly Pomona
2018
2021
BA Art (Art History and Studio Art)
San Francisco State University
2011
2013
AA Liberal Arts and Sciences
Palomar Community College
2007
2011

Academic Experience

Grad Student
Cal Poly Pomona
2018
2021

Professional Experience

Price Estimator
Seizmic Inc
2018
Present
Foreman
The Garden Route Company
2013
2018
Sale Assitant
The Home Depot
2011
2013
Print Technician and Production
Comet Copy at Palomar College
2008
2011
Freelance Carpenter
Father & Son Freelance team
2007
2011
Assistant Framer
Lane Framers
2005
2007