Born in Evanston, Illinois
Lives and works in Long Beach, CA
1970 Industrial and Product Design, Art Center, CA
Cleveland Institute of Art, OH
2017 Tinker Tantrum, Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles
2015 SPING/BREAK Art Show, organized by Sam Parker, New York
Vroom, Vroom!, Outlet, New York
1979 Constructions and Drawings, Anhalt- Barnes Gallery, Los Angeles
1980 Tableau, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Curator
1983 New York, Molly Barnes Gallery, Los Angeles
1984 Carplays, MOCA, Los Angeles
Artist’s Olympics: Miniature Golf, Video Gallery, San Francisco
One Man Show (Boiler house Project), Victoria and Albert Museum, London
1985 The Automobile and Culture, MOCA, Los Angeles
1985 Art and Travel, San Francisco Airport Exhibitions, San Francisco
1986 Sensationalism, Functional Art, Los Angeles
1979 Art Riots, 80 Langton Street, San Francisco
Autoparts, La Mamelle, Inc. San Francisco, broadcast on KTSF-TV
Air Hockey, Vanguard Gallery, Los Angeles
1980 Air Hockey and Animal Kingdom, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art
Chevrolet Training Film: The Remake, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. With Chip Lord and Ant Farm
Also performed in Los Angeles and San Francisco (1978) and Houston (1982)
1983 Club Lhasa, Los Angeles
1985 Product X, New Langton Arts, Sand Francisco
1974 Dietz, Larry. “Objects Detroit”, Rolling Stone, (January 17): 58.
“The Garner Car: Direction of Things to Come?”, Esquire, November, pp.116–117.
1976 “Garnermobilia”, Road & Track, September, pp. 58.
“Here’s a Switch: Lampification.” Metropolitan Home, (November): 76–77.
“Current Fantasies: Phil Garner and Nancy Reese / Strange Dates”, New West, November.
1977 Dietz, Lawrence, “The Leopard-Skin, Harlequin, Darlington Not-So-Stremline Baby.” New West, January. pp. 50-53.
1978 Reese, Nancy, Garner, Phil. “Tempting Fetes.” New West, (Aug. 28, 1978).
“Ant Farm Review.” Artforum, (September).
1979 Tages Anzeiger, (Issue 29, July 21).
“Skates Designed by Phil Garner.” New West: 40–41.
1980 Garner, P, “Bicentennial Souvenirs.” New West, October, 100–101.
“Breaking Out.” Rocky Mountain Magazine, c. 1979–1982. 56.
“Extra: As Economical As No Car…It’s Grocar.” New West, August, SC-2.
Phil Garner and Chip Lord. Chevrolet Training Film: The Remake, Whiney Museum of American Art, videotape.
“L.A. – Walking in the City.” New West: 80–84.
“Home Sweet Video Home.” 37–41.
Garner, P., Peacock, M., “NEOPOP Businesswear.” Voice: 20.
Garner, P., “Best Beats.” Rolling Stone, May: 84.
1984 Drohojowska, Hunter. “Philip Garner: ‘I’m a semi-qualified folk artist.” My Style, (vol. 1, July 16): Section C, 1.
1986 Garner, Philip. “Segue to Nowhere.” Saturday Review, January/February: 54–57.
“The World According to Philip Garner.” House & Garden, November: 168–171
1988 Rugoff, Ralph. “Art On Wheels: Phillip Garner’s Auto-Erraticism.” L.A. Style, 54–57.
1990 O’Brien, Glenn. “Phil Garner.” Interview Magazine, 142–145.
Rivers, T., Mirabella: 82.
1995 Garner, Pippa. “New & Improved L.A.” Los Angeles Magazine, 10, 184, 204.
2011 Bush, Bill, Paradise Notwithstanding, This Artweek.LA
2005 Tiffany Ludwig and Renee Piechocki, Misc. Pippa Garner, Trappings: Stories of Women, Power and Clothing.
1982 Phillip Garner’s Better Living Catalog. Delilah Books, New York. 96 pages
1984 Utopia or Bust. Delilah Books, New York. 80 pages
Tonight Show, Merv Griffin Show, Today Show, Today Show (Australia PM Magazine, Joe Franklin Show, Two On The Town (Los Angeles), AM Los Angeles, AM Sa Francisco, Friday at Sunset (CBS)
Stanford Design Conference, USC (School of Architecture), UCLA (School of Architecture), UCLA (School of Architecture), I.S.D.A Conference, Arts & Architecture.