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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

New Texas Talent XXVIII
Craighead Green Gallery, Dallas Texas

AMoA Biennial 600: Justice-Equality-Race-Identity,
Amarillo, Texas

Contemporary Art Museum of Plainview,
Plainview 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
2021
Endowed Chair Teaching Excellence Award nominee, Tyler Junior College

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.