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PHILANA OLIPHANT


EDUCATION

BFA in Studio Art, University of Texas at Tyler. Tyler, TX. 1990.
Magna Cum Laude.

University of Texas at Austin. Austin, TX. 1979-81.
Undergraduate studies in drawing, sculpture, and printmaking.


POSITIONS

2010-21 Professor of Art, Tyler Junior College. Tyler, Texas.

2002-9 Lecturer, University of Texas at Tyler. Tyler, Texas.

2002-7 Artist in Residence, St. Gregory School. Tyler, Texas.

1996-02 Visiting Artist, Tyler Museum of Art. Tyler, Texas.

1999 Visiting Artist, Department of Art, University of Texas at Tyler. Tyler, Texas.

1991-92 Art Teacher (Grades 6-12), Trinity Episcopal School. Longview, Texas.

1990 Star Spangled Summer, Art for Gifted Children. Tyler, Texas.


EXHIBITIONS

2021 Cigar Box Show KSpace Contemporary, Corpus Christi,Texas

2020 Wing Load. KSpace Contemporary, Corpus Christi Texas, (Solo)

Paper and Prints Exhibition El Centro College, Dallas Texas (group show)

Texas Juried Exhibition, Artspace 111, Fort Worth Texas

Recording History, Gormley Gallery, Notre Dame at Maryland University, Baltimore Maryland

Featured Artist Aquifer Florida Review Online (Bird Journal suite) December 2020


2019 Vignette Art Fair 2019, Texas Vignette, Dallas Texas

Solo Show(down), Fort Worth Community Art Center, Fort Worth
Texas

2018 Bones. Kilgore College. Kilgore, Texas. (Dual show with James R Pace)

Pink. The Kemp. Wichita Falls, Texas. (Invitational)

2017 Texas Biennial 2017. Austin, Texas.

37th National Print Exhibition. Artlink Contemporary Art Gallery, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Beyond Printmaking. Texas Tech University. Lubbock, Texas.

2016 Crossings. Angelo State University. San Angelo, Texas. (Dual show with James R. Pace)

Between Two Points. SCENE Metrospace. Lansing, Michigan.


2015 Dovetails. Meadows Gallery, R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center. Tyler, Texas. (Invitational/dual with James R. Pace)

Time Is Now. Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles MO. (solo)

2014 Blak-uhn-hwahyt. Meadows Gallery, R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center. Tyler, Texas. (Invitational)

Crosscuts. Wise Auditorium Art Gallery, Tyler Junior College. Tyler, Texas. (Dual show with James R. Pace)

29th Annual International Exhibition. Meadows Gallery, R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center. Tyler, Texas. (Purchase Event)

35th Annual Paper In Particular. Sidney Larson and Greg Hardwick Gallery, Columbia College. Columbia, MO.

Flow into the Mystic. Tyler Museum of Art. Tyler, Texas. (Invitational group show)


2013 Faculty Exhibition. Wise Gallery, Tyler Junior College. Tyler, Texas.

Northern National Art Competition. Nicolet College Art Gallery, Rhinelander, WI.

Paper Cuts. Foundry Art Centre. St. Charles, MO. (Group Show Award)

2012 Faculty Exhibition. Wise Gallery, Tyler Junior College. Tyler, Texas.

2010 Call of the Coyote. Wise Art Gallery, Tyler Junior College. Tyler, Texas.

New Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection. Wichita Falls Museum of Art. Wichita Falls, Texas.

2nd Biennial Texas Oklahoma Art Prize. Wichita Falls Museum of Art. Wichita Falls, Texas.


2009 Ink and Clay. Kellog Art Gallery, California State Polytechnic
University Pomana, CA.

Faculty Exhibition. Meadows Gallery, R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center. Tyler, Texas.

2008 Lifelines. For the Love of Art Gallery. Tyler, Texas. (Solo)

Drawings and Sculpture. Anne Dean Turk Arts Gallery, Kilgore
College. Kilgore, Texas. (Solo)

Faculty Exhibition. Meadows Gallery, R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center. Tyler, Texas.

Third Coast National. K Space Contemporary. Corpus Christi, Texas. (Merit Award)

Thirty Year Selected Retrospective. Midwestern State University Art Gallery, Midwestern State University. Wichita Falls, Texas. (Invitational)

Distortion. Mid America Print Conference, University of North Dakota. Fargo, North Dakota.

2007 Works from the Permanent Collection. White Gallery, Tyler Museum of Art. Tyler, Texas.

2006 Tenth Anniversary Installation. R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center. Tyler, Texas.

2005 18th Annual September Competition. Alexandria Museum of Art. Alexandria, Louisiana.

Faculty Exhibition. Meadows Gallery, R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center. Tyler, Texas.

2004 Detour (Lean In). The Museum of East Texas. Lufkin, Texas. (Solo)
Gallery 219. Eastfield College, Fine Arts Building. Mesquite, Texas. (Dual show with James R. Pace)

Harmony. Tarrant County College, The Arts Corridor II. Arlington, Texas. (Dual show with James R. Pace)


2003 Constellations. University Art Gallery, Fain Fine Arts Gallery, Midwestern State University. Wichita Falls, Texas. (Solo)

Permanent Collection Exhibition. Tyler Museum of Art. Tyler, Texas.

Faculty Exhibition. Meadows Gallery, R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center. Tyler, Texas.


2002 Elevations. Wise Art Gallery, Tyler Junior College. Tyler, Texas. (Solo)

Cowan Fine Arts Center Rotating Exhibition. University of Texas at Tyler. Tyler, Texas.

Snapshot. International Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art. Ridgefield, Connecticut.

Faculty Exhibition. Meadows Gallery, R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center. Tyler, Texas.

2001 Sculpture Invitational. Longview Museum of Fine Art. Longview, Texas.
Oklahoma: Centerfold. The University of Arts and Sciences. Chickasha, Oklahoma.

2000 The Song of Images. Indian Academy of Fine Arts. Amritsar, TIAS Art Center, Artist Guild. New Delhi, India. Punjab, India.

Snapshot. International Contemporary Art Museum. Baltimore, Maryland.

Oklahoma: Centerfold. Leslie Powell Foundation Gallery. Lawton, Oklahoma.

1999 Intertwined. K Space Gallery. Corpus Christi, Texas. (Dual show with James R. Pace)

National Works on Paper. Meadows Gallery, R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center. Tyler, Texas.


Instinct, 18th Annual Juried Exhibition. Orange County Center of Contemporary Art. Santa Ana, California.

12th Annual National Small Print Exhibition. Communication Arts Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Parkside. Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Passersby. Meadows Gallery, R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center. Tyler, Texas.

1998 National Works on Paper. Meadows Gallery, R. Don Cowan Fine and Performing Arts Center. Tyler, Texas.

Selections from the Collection. Tyler Museum of Art. Tyler, Texas.

Inside Out. Dean Terk Fine Arts Center, Kilgore College. Kilgore, Texas. (Dual show with James R. Pace)

1997 Recent Works. Cowan Arts Center, University of Texas at Tyler. Tyler, Texas.

1996 In Texas. Tyler Museum of Art. Tyler, Texas.

Permanent Collection. Department of Art, University of Texas at Tyler. Tyler, Texas.

Works on Paper. LSU Union Art Gallery, Louisiana State University. Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

1993 All-American Print Competition. West Texas A&M University. Canyon, Texas.

Bradley National. University Gallery, Bradley University. Peoria, Illinois.

Biennial. Fuller Art Center. Los Alamos, New Mexico. (Honorable Mention)

North Dakota Print and Drawing Annual. University of North Dakota. Grand Forks, North Dakota.

1992 Open Show. 500X Gallery. Dallas, Texas.


1991 Drawings and Sculpture. Mid-Town Arts Center. Tyler, Texas.

Dakotas International Exhibition of Works on Paper. University of North Dakota & University of North Dakota.

1990 Art on Campus. Amerika-Haus Art Gallery. University of Hamburg. Hamburg, West Germany. (Invitational)

Counterpoint, Annual National Juried Exhibition. Hill Country Art Association. Ingram, Texas. (Juror’s Merit Award)

Tri-State 1990. Beaumont Art League, Annual Juried Fine Art Exhibition. Beaumont, Texas.

33rd Annual Delta Art Exhibition. Arkansas Arts Center. Little Rock, Arkansas.

Drawing 1990, National Exhibition. Brigham Young University. Provo, Utah.

1989 Confluence, 17th National Juried Art Exhibition. Hill Country Art Association. Ingram, Texas.

1988 Llano Estacado Art Association Annual Exhibition. Southwestern Regional Exhibition, New Mexico Junior College. Hobbs, New Mexico.

Annual Student Art Exhibition. University Gallery, University of Texas at Tyler. Tyler, Texas. (Best of Show Award)

Arkansas Biennial Exhibition, National Juried Competition. Southeast Arkansas Arts & Science Center. Pine Bluff, Arkansas



ACADEMIC SERVICE

2019-2021 Curator and installer of Student Exhibitions, Robert M. Rogers Nursing and Health Sciences Center

2020-21 Juror for Edna Faulk Haberle Visual Arts Scholarship, East Texas Communities Foundation

Promotes awareness and participation in UTT annual Junior College Symposium

2019 TJC Wellness Expo Participant

Attended TASA Conference An Antonio Texas

2017-2018 Faculty Sponsor, STAR (Sex Traffic Awareness and Relief), Tyler Junior College. Tyler, Texas.

2015-20 Gallery Director, Tyler Junior College. Tyler, Texas.

2010-19 Coordinator, TJC Annual Art Competition. Tyler, Texas.

2018 VASE Juror, Whitehouse Texas

2014 VASE Juror, Bishop Gorman Catholic School. Tyler, Texas.

Visiting Artist, Baylor University. Waco, Texas.

STEM Project, Tyler Junior College

2013 TAPPS Juror. Whitehouse, Texas.

2012 Art for Heart, fundraiser donations. Tyler, Texas.

2010 March Matisse AIDS Benefit, fundraiser donation.

2009 March Matisse AIDS Benefit, fundraiser donation.

Juror, Annual Student Art Exhibition, Midwestern State University. Wichita Falls, Texas.

PSIA On-Site Drawing Competition Organizer, Bishop Gorman Catholic School. Tyler, Texas.

TAPPS Juror, All Saints Episcopal School. Tyler, Texas.

2008 Habitat for Humanity, fundraiser donation. Tyler, Texas.

March Matisse AIDS Benefit, fundraiser donation.

2007 PSIA Drawing Competition Organizer, Grace Community School. Tyler, Texas.

Parent Representative, Bishop Gorman Catholic School. Tyler, Texas.

Little Black Dress, Tyler Museum of Art, fundraiser donation.

March Matisse AIDS Benefit, fundraiser donation.

2000-07 Artist-in-residence, St. Gregory School. Tyler, Texas.

2004-06 PSIA State Juror/Coordinator.

2003 TAPPS Juror, All Saints Episcopal School. Tyler, Texas.

1997 Arts Outreach Program, Emmitt Scott Center, Tyler Museum of Art. Tyler, Texas.



AWARDS / HONORS

2020 Texas Juried Exhibition, Jurors Award

Selected and Top Five Picks by Glasstire Online Magazine

2019 Teacher Recognition by Student, Tyler Junior College Convocation 2019

2018 Mattie Alice Scroggin Baker Excellence in Teaching Award.
Tyler Junior College. Tyler, Texas.

2017 Finalist, Mattie Alice Scroggin Baker Excellence in Teaching Award. Tyler Junior College. Tyler, Texas.

Endowed Chair Teaching Excellence Award nominee, Tyler Junior College


2016 Finalist, Mattie Alice Scroggin Baker Excellence in Teaching Award. Tyler Junior College. Tyler, Texas.

Artistic Printmaker Research Collection Museum of Texas Tech University

Print edition Produced by Shaw Street Studio, David Conn
(invitational)


2014 Purchase Award, 29th Annual International Exhibition, Meadows Gallery, Tyler, Texas.

2013 Group Show Award, Paper Cuts, Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, MO.

2009 Permanent Collection Purchase, Texas Select, Wichita Falls Museum of Art, Wichita Falls, Texas.


2008 Merit Award, Third Coast National, K Space Gallery, Corpus Christ, Texas.

2005 Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, Austin, Texas.

2002 Women in the Arts, Women’s Foundation of East Texas, Tyler, Texas.

1999 Honorable Mention, Oklahoma Centerfold, Leslie Powell Gallery, Lawton, Oklahoma.

1998 J. Wyman Award, National Works On Paper, Cowan Fine Arts Center, University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, Texas.

1993 Honorable Mention, 1993 Biennial, Fuller Art Center, Los Alamos, New Mexico.

1990 Merit Award, Counterpoint National Juried Exhibition, Hill Country Arts Foundation, Ingram, Texas


PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

Artist Printmaker Research Collection (AP/RC). Texas Tech University. Lubbock, Texas. (Invitational)

Wichita Falls Museum of Art. Wichita Falls, Texas.

Museum of East Texas. Lufkin, Texas.

Tyler Museum of Art. Tyler, Texas

University of Texas at Tyler. Tyler, Texas.

Tyler Junior College. Tyler, Texas.