Phil “Philacrylic” Young is a self taught artist, born & raised in Brooklyn New York. Phil’s artistic influences stem from everything from music to sports to film as well as graffiti. Some of his favourite artists include Warhol, Basquiat, Dali, Picasso, Lichtenstein, Nieman, Mondrian, Herring, Kahlo & Diego. Some of his contemporary influences include Banksy, Jeff Aerosol, Mr. Brainwash, Dan23, and Bobby Zeik to name a few.
As a former DJ, Phil’s Musical influences span several generations. He counts Marvin Gaye, The Rolling Stones, Queen, The Beatles, James Brown, Miles Davis, Ray Charles,Tupac, Notorious B.I.G and many more as the subjects of his work.
Phil is most known as a stencil artist but his abstract art has received praise as well.
Philacrylic currently resides in Winston Salem North Carolina where his art is featured in local galleries, eateries and many private collections.