Philip Knoll lives and works in the Berkshires with his wife, the painter Sue Muskat and daughter Lanna. He attended the University of Texas at Austin, the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and received an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University. His drawings are included in The Rothschild Contemporary Drawing Collection at MoMA. His solo shows have been in San Francisco, Boston, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Germany, among other places. Knoll has had shows at the Palo Alto Museum of Art, the De Cordova Museum, the Walker Art Center, the Danforth Museum, and Carnegie Museum of Art.