Phil Scalia is a photographer, artist and teacher. He is the author of four books: Firing (Harp Seal Editions 1992, [out of print]), Studies in Racial Senescence (Bokeh Press 2014), Collecting Scalps with Paul Bley (Cherry Valley Editions), letterhead printed by Bottle of Smoke Press 2017), and Scratch-off Nation (self-published, 2017).

He conducts workshops in Adobe Photoshop through NY Arts-in-Education.




Read a memoir of Phil at age thirteen, by humorist Ellis "Otts" Weiner, in the February 1990 issue of Spy Magazine: "Class Clown, or Anarchoguerilla Liberator of Youth?"

Read Michael Limnios's interview with Phil.

Read Phil's poem "The Confessions of St. Augustine, Florida", at Ginger Eades' Hipsters, Hustlers and Highjivers blog.

He is a former recipient of an Individual Artist Fellowship from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts.

Phil lives in the rural Mohawk Valley of New York State.