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Jerry Phillips Biography

Born in Marshalltown, Iowa, in 1958

Lives in Little Rock, Arkansas


1993    California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA;  MFA

1980     Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL; BA

One-Person Exhibitions

2013Butler Center Gallery, Arkansas Studies Institute, Little Rock, AR

2011Feature Inc., New York

2009University of Arkansas, Little Rock

2007Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva, Switzerland

2004Feature Inc., New York

2002Feature Inc., New York

2000Feature Inc., New York

1998Feature Inc., New York

1997Feature Inc., New York

1995“Sweetheart Diary #7,”Pulse Art, New York

1993“It should have been the happiest moment of my life!” Artists Space, New York
“Seeking the Palpable Impulse: As a rule the swelling is exquisitely tender.,” California Institute of     the Arts, Valencia, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2013“Best of the South,” Greg Thompson Fine Art, Little Rock, AR
“I want that inside me,” Feature Inc., New York
“Works on Paper,” Blondeau & Cie, Geneva

2012“About Face,” Acme, Los Angeles; curated by Daniel Weinberg
“Arkansas Contemporary: Selected Fellows from the Arkansas Arts Council,” Historic Arkansas Museum,
     Little Rock, AR

2010“…and then some,” Feature Inc. New York
“Studiolo,” Hard Hat, Geneva; curated by Marc Blondeau and Philippe Davet
“The Jewel Thief,” The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs, NY;
     curated by Ian Berry and Jessica Stockholder

2009“Skulture,” Feature Inc., New York

2008“Shit,” Feature Inc., New York
“Political Corect,” Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva (brochure)
“Nothing Moments,” Public Trust, Dallas
“Select Drawings from the Collection of Florence & Daniel Guerlain,” Cultural Services of the French Embassy,
     New York (catalogue)

2007“Nothing Moments,” Art Catalogues at MOCA Pacific Design Center and Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles;
     Silverman Gallery, San Francisco (collaborative book project organized by Steven Hull and Tami Demaree with
     Annie Buckley and John Sueda)

2006“Twice Drawn (Part 2),” Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College,
     Saratoga Springs, NY (catalogue)

2005“The sun rises in the evening.,” Feature Inc., New York
“On Paper: Drawings from the 1960’s to the Present,” Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles

2003“Fright Wig,” Feature Inc., New York
“Mighty Graphitey,” Feature Inc., New York

2002“GtT2,” Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco; curated by ANP (catalogue)
“Song Poems,” Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles; curated by Steven Hull
“Pretty,” ATM Gallery, New York; curated by Stacey Gershon and Janine Messikian

2001“Not a. Lear,” Gracie Mansion Gallery, New York; curated by ANP
“Song Poems, Cohan Leslie & Browne, New York; Angstrom Gallery, Dallas;  curated by Steven Hull

2000“Not a. Lear,” Torch, Amsterdam; Galerie S. & H. De Buck, Ghent, Belgium; Art Process, Paris;    
     curated by ANP
“Hairy Forearm’s Self-Referral,” Feature Inc., New York

1999“curious.parking@stupendous.strawberry,” Galerie S. & H. De Buck, Ghent, Belgium
“Drawings,” Feature Inc., New York
“Cookie Snow Feature,” Cokkie Snoei, Rotterdam
“Would have had.,” Cabinet Gallery, London

1998“Drawers,” Feature Inc., New York
“Points of the Compass,” Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL

1997“Hotel California,” Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, TX; Bridge Center for Contemporary Art, El Paso, TX

1995“Smells Like Vinyl,” Roger Merians Gallery, New York; curated by Thaddeaus Strode and Sarah Seager
“Representational Drawings,” Feature Inc., New York

1993“Will you go out with me?” Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo, NY
“Drawings III,” Koplin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
“1993 Los Angeles Exhibition,” Barnsdall Art Park, Los Angeles

Selected Bibliography

2013Heinrich, Will. “‘I Want That Inside Me,’” New York Observer, 15 July
Widner, Ellis. “Arkansan’s drawings, songs of Vaughan cerebral, lush,” Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, 7 July

2011Cotter, Holland. “New Sparkle for an Abstract Ensemble,” New York Times, 7 January, C25  >link

2008Mitchell, Charles Dee. “‘Nothing Moments’ Exhibit Draws on Words of Fiction,” Dallas Morning News, 5 June

2007Grandjean, Emmanuel. Deux maîtres, deux univers,” Tribune de Genève, 27 March, 34

2003Smith, Roberta. Review of “Mighty Graphitey,” New York Times, 8 August, E31

1999Lambrecht, Luc. “Amerikaans en Toch Niet,” De Morgen, 12 February, 14 (reproduction)

1998Johnson, Ken. Review of “Drawers,” New York Times, 23 January, E35

1997Servetar, Stuart. Review, artnet.com, 19 February (reproduction)

1995Cotter, Holland. Review of “Representational Drawings,” New York Times, 5 May, C30

1993Huntington, Richard. “Art That Knocks the World Off Center,” Buffalo News, 10 October
Norlind, Andrea. Review of “Will you go out with me?” Art Voice, 6 October

Projects, Publications, and Reproductions of Artwork

2007Nothing Moments Short Story Collection, illustrations for the story “The Heart Letters,”
     by Douglas A. Martin, 112–115

1998Biblia, December, page 75 (reproduction of artwork)

1997Hotel California, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, TX (artist’s project)

1995Sweetheart Diary #7, Pulse Art, New York, NY (artist’s project)

Grants and Awards

2010State of Arkansas Individual Artist Fellowship

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