Becky Eddy Phillips MFA                              



BFA The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
(U.S. News and World Report ranks SAIC as third in the best art schools next to Yale University and Rhode Island School of Design)
MFA  West Virginia University
(Full tuition waiver and Merit Scholarship Graduated with 4.0)

Teaching: University and College
2017- Present Adjunct Faculty Fine Art Department Southwestern Oregon Community College (F2F and On-line Art History)
2009- Present Adjunct Faculty Visual and Performing Arts Department Blinn College Bryan, TX (currently On-line Art History past-F2F Drawing, Painting)
2000 Coastal Carolina University Adult Learning Education Conway, SC
1997-1999 West Virginia University Graduate Assistant Morgantown, WV

Grants and Fellowships
1996 Franklin Furnace Fund Emerging Artist Award N.Y. N.Y.
1997 The Puffin Foundation Grant N.J.
1997 M.F.A. Full Tuition Waiver, Merit Scholarship and Top-off Award
1999 West Virginia Culture and History Grant (in part by an NEA)
Successful Grant writer with highly competitive organizations and funding opportunities


2015 Diane Martonis Solo Exhibit School of Public Health HSC Texas A&M

2014 Greta Watkins Solo Exhibit School of Public Health HSC Texas A&M
2013 “Howard Buffett: The Nexus of Animals, the Environment and the Human Condition” presented by The Howard G. Buffett Foundation for Conflict and Development in co-operation with Recreation, Parks and Tourism Department Texas A&M University
2010 “How to Interpret Contemporary Art: Even If You Don’t Like It” An interpretation of NY sound artist Mv Carbon Texas A&M Forsyth Galleries
Developed and curated art events at Texas A&M HSC building. Consulted and functioned as liaison with outside organizations and University Departments and artists.


Relative Job Experience
2000-2001 Artistic Director The Butterfly Pavilion Myrtle Beach, SC
Designed educational signs, including formatting and conclusion of display for The Butterfly Pavilion facility. Implemented science and art themed content for and developed programs administered for staff.


Select Exhibitions *indicates solo exhibit
Extensive National Exhibition record for two decades. Developed concepts, leadership initiatives, multi-media promotional, word processing, video editing, web design, effective written and verbal communication skills


* The Long Black Wig Project Focus Gallery Fort Worth Community Art Center

Fort Worth, Texas
Coos Art Museum Expressions West 2017  OR
15th Around Oregon Annual Corvallis Art Center  OR


* The Long Black Wig Project The Amity Bryan, Texas
Coos Art Museum Biennial of Oregon Artists 2016


Pecha Kucha 20×20 Institute for Applied Creativity Texas A&M
(talk was chosen nationally to be viewed on the front page)
Invitational artist SEAD (Science Engineering Art Design)Gallery in association with The International Oceans Drilling Program Bryan, Texas
Texas State University Round Rock, Texas
ArtSpace Round Rock, Texas
*Higgs Boson Collection Binary Space Bryan, Texas


*“Eye Interrogation: highbrow/lowbrow” screening with Dr. Stephen Caffey presenting Phillips’ work. Laurel House Studios Parker Lumber Building Bryan, TX
“The Long Black Wig Project” video screening Concepts at Place College Station, TX
“Eye Interrogation: highbrow/lowbrow” video screening Downtown Bryan Association Sale Park Bryan, TX


*”The Higgs Boson Collection” Health Science Center
Texas A&M University Presenters: Art Historian Dr. Stephen Caffey and Physicist Dr. Peter McIntyre
*“Sublime Encounters: Science & Art Collide: the Higgs Boson Collection” SEAD Gallery Bryan, TX
“The Pianist & The Painter” Presenter: Art Historian Dr. Stephen Caffey and Dr. Karine Gil Ecologist and Pianist SEAD Gallery
 Visual Arts Alliance 30th Annual National Competition Houston, TX


Book Cover Art for “Biology of Sexual Determination: A History”
Dr. Elof Carlson IU Press
Bath House Cultural Center Dallas, TX

The Kinsey Institute National Juried Competition Bloomington, IN
 Visual Arts Alliance 28th annual National Competition 2nd in show Houston, TX
*”Pink Evolution” Texas Gallery Arts Council of Brazos Valley
College Station, TX
Forsyth Galleries Texas A&M University Contemporary Juried Regional *Featured Artist “Mod&Libby” Collaboration Parker Astin Arts Center Bryan, TX


Texas National 2010 Juror-Judy Pfaff Stephan F. Austin State University Forsyth Galleries Texas A&M University Contemporary juried regional

Oklahoma Science and Art University OSAU Biennial
Seven State Fifth Competitive Exhibition Sara Waters-juror 
 Live Oak Art Center – juror Gus Kopriva Red Bud Gallery Houston Honorable Mention

*Featured Artist for the City of Bryan’s GREEN Theme “Evolution: The Dire Consequence Of” Parker Astin Arts Center Bryan, TX

2005 – 2016
Exhibiting Artist with First Fridays and Art Step Cultural Arts District Downtown Bryan, Texas


K-Space Gallery (member of the artist-run cooperative Gallery Corpus Christ, TX


St. Charles Gallery Rockport, TX
Nuevo Cafe Corpus Christi, TX
Art Center of Corpus Christi, TX juried group show third in painting


*Alternative Resource Center Corpus Christi, TX


Coastal Carolina University “The Festival of the Avant-Gard” Conway, S.C.


*M.F.A. Thesis Site Specific Installation “Flock of Horses” Morgantown ,WV
“Gathering of the Minds” as presented by the WVU Student Art Association


*Performance of “The Last Dragging Woman” Garfield Artworks Pittsburgh, PA
*Site-Specific Installation “The Last Dragging Woman”
Big Sandy River, WV


Paul Mesaros Gallery West Virginia University Graduate Student Exhibit


Invitational Artist-Cleveland Performance Art Festival Cleveland, OH
Invitational Artist-Pittsburgh Center for the Arts Pittsburgh New Performance Series Pittsburgh, PA


Women and Cancer Walk “They Call It Cancer” Site-Specific Installation Golden Gate Park San Francisco, CA


Invitational Artist-Randolph Street Gallery “In The Flesh” a series of body-focused work by women Chicago. IL


B.F.A. Thesis The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
N.A.M.E. Gallery Chicago, IL


Invitational Artist Randolph Street Gallery “Heard Things” Chicago, IL


“The Storming of the Unconscious, Not a Dessert” Gallery 2 Chicago, IL


Art Without Walls Akron, Ohio


“The Storming of the Unconscious, Not a Dessert” The Birmingham Lofts Gallery Pittsburgh, PA
The East -End Co-Op Pittsburgh, PA


The Turmoil Room Pittsburgh, PA
The Brew House Pittsburgh, PA


Publications & Reviews

Cover Art for “The Seven Sexes; Biology of Sex Determination: A History” Dr. Elof Carlson Indiana University Press 2013

Home In Style Magazine

SEAD Gallery “Opening Night A Success”

Texas National 2010 Catalog
University of Science and Art Oklahoma USAO Seven State Biennial Fifth Competitive Exhibition Catalog
P-form Magazine Review of “They Call It Cancer” by Kate Anderson,%20Tommy/mode/exact
In Pittsburgh Newsweekly “Drag Queen West Virginia Style” by Lissa Brennan
In Pittsburgh Newsweekly (They Call It Cancer)
The Parkersburg News (The Last Dragging Woman)
The Dominion Post (The Last Dragging Woman)
The Daily Athenaeum “Art Under the Den”
The Sun News “Art That Takes Risks”



Spring Exhibit Diane Martonis Solo Exhibit The School of Public Health Texas A&M University Presented and Interpreted, along with Curatorial role, Martonis’ installation “Justamere”

Fall Exhibit Greta Watkins Solo Exhibit The School of Public Health Texas A&M University Presented and Interpreted, along with Curatorial role, her large figurative works

Forsyth Galleries Texas A&M University “Deciphering the Carbon Code: How to Interpret Contemporary Art (even if you don’t like it) An interpretation of New York based artist Mv Carbon

Guest Lecturer Forsyth Galleries Texas A&M University “Excavations: The Artist Statement”

1999 Guest Lecturer The University of Kentucky “Sculpture for Performance Art” Lexington, KY


Teaching: Community
1995-1996 Mission Science Workshop with Amorphic Robot Works San Francisco, CA
Developed science driven concepts within an underserved and minority community. Funded by the NSF
1996 Bay Area Discovery Museum All Girls Soap Box Derby Sausalito, CA
Lead Instructor for the development of girls learning to use tools
1994 Bay Area Discovery Museum with Amorphic Robot Works Sausalito, CA
1992-1994 Mara’s Place Walk in Homeless Shelter for Women Art Therapy Chicago, IL
Developed content and utilization of Art Therapy Program at Homeless Shelter
1991 Arts in the Parks with the Roving Art Park Pittsburgh, PA
Developed content and implanted art activities in City Parks for Summer Youth Activities

Advisory Panels
“Art Fill” Texas A&M Architectural Program Competition in association with The Downtown Bryan Association

Brazos Valley Arts Council Artist Residency Program