Becky Phillips holds an MFA from West Virginia University and received a BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She was born and raised in West Virginia with pivotal moves to Pittsburgh, Chicago, San Francisco, Texas and the most recent, Oregon. She is an Adjunct Professor in the Fine Arts Department at Blinn College, TX and at Southwestern Oregon Community College in Oregon.
Becky Phillips is the recipient of the Franklin Furnace Fund in New York City, a West Virginia Culture and History Grant from the NEA, The Puffin Foundation in N.J. and an MFA graduate full tuition waiver and merit scholarship. She has exhibited at many institutions including The Kinsey Institute, The Cleveland Performance Art Festival, Randolph Street Gallery (Chicago), The Texas National, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Garfield Art Works (Pittsburgh), Visual Arts Alliance (Houston), SEAD Gallery (Bryan), Forsyth Gallery (Texas A&M) and The University of Science and Art (Oklahoma) and the Coos Art Museum. Her work can be seen on the cover of the science textbook “The Seven Sexes” by Dr. Elof Carlson. In the Fall of 2017, she has a solo exhibit at The Fort Worth Community Art Center in Fort Worth, TX., and in 2018 a solo exhibit at The Visual Art Center in Newport, OR.