Visual Arts

Phillips' Mill Photography

Photography is a revered art form at Phillips' Mill

Christopher Bosse “A Night at the Opera”
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Photography at the Mill

Phillips' Mill Photo was established in 1991 to celebrate and promote the fine art of photography. Its prestigious juried photography exhibition has been held every spring since that time, with "Photography as Art, Photographer as Artist" as a recurring theme. The exhibit has grown and is now the premier annual juried photography exhibition in Bucks County. In 2021, Phillips' Mill Photo introduced a unique exhibition showcasing its members' work called the "Not Your Run of the Mill Photo Show."

Phillips' Mill Photographic Exhibition Logo

April 3-22, 2022

Sundays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, 1 - 5 p.m.
Fridays & Saturdays, 1 - 8 p.m.

Phillips’ Mill is excited to announce that its annual juried photography exhibition will return to the gallery at the Mill in 2022. The Phillips' Mill Photographic Exhibition is a month-long celebration of the fine art of photography, centered around the exhibition, but also including workshops, lectures and roundtable discussions. It is widely regarded as the premier juried photography exhibition in Bucks County, Pa.

Award-winning photographer and filmmaker Bob Krist will be the juror for the 2022 exhibition. Bob's assignments have taken him across the globe, shooting for such publications as National Geographic, National Geographic Traveler, Smithsonian, and Islands.

Sharlene Holliday "Communication"
Dutch Bagley "Follow the Light"
Maria Dreyer "Marry Me"
Barbara Warren "Caged"
PHIllips' mill members' show

In 2021, Phillips' Mill Photo introduced the "Not Your Run of the Mill" Show, the start of a new tradition!

The talented photographic artists and members who volunteer their time every year to produce the annual Phillips’ Mill Photographic Exhibition, our juried photo show, were offered the chance to share their personal imagery for the show.

"Each artist was given the freedom to present a body of work that represented their vision, giving us all an unusual opportunity to appreciate the breadth of their creative works," says Spencer Saunders, founder of Phillips’ Mill Photo. The results are just as inspiring as you would think.

Show chair Spencer Saunders, volunteers and photographers in the 2020 show talk about what it means to be a part of the Phillips Mill photo show.

If you are interested in joining the Photo Exhibition Committee, please email:

Committee Chair

Spencer Saunders

Spencer Saunders

Founder PMPE; Team leader; Co-creator & Founder Phillips' Mill Photo 2.0; Co-chair PMPE; Editor, Phillips' Mill Photo Newsletter

The Phillips’ Mill Photographic Exhibition was started in 1992 by Spencer Saunders, when he could not enter photography into the annual art show at the Mill, and he saw a need for change. “Photography as Art” and “Photographer as Artist” is the continuing theme since that first year. Over time this exhibit has grown in prestige and is now the premier annual juried photography exhibition in Bucks County. Spencer has been involved with the Mill since 1960. As a child, he played in the stream, took formal ballroom dancing lessons and worked backstage for theater productions.

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Phillips' Mill Photo Newsletter

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The Phillips' Mill Photo newsletter is edited by Nora Odendahl and Spencer Saunders.

25th Annual Phillips' Mill Photographic Exhibition Poster
26th Annual Phillips' Mill Photo Exhibition Poster

Past Posters & Programs

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The Phillips' Mill Community Association supports programming in the visual and performing arts, and hosts social and educational events. It is the broadest-ranging venue for artistic expression in Bucks County.

Sherri Andrews “Paths of Life”
Christopher Bosse “A Night at the Opera”

Youth Programs

Amanda Penecale “Cliffs in Autumn- Ottsville Pa”

Art Talk

Joe Gyurcsak “Opening Night”



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Illustration of the Phillips' Mill -Artist: Kathie Jankauskus