John Phillips was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1953. He is an artist living and working in Chicago, Illinois.
MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Chicago, IL (1979)
BFA, University of Colorado; Boulder, CO (1975)
Whitney Fellow, Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program; New York; NY (1978)
Illinois Arts Council Agency Grant (1999, 1982)
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Painting (1983)
Phillips participated in a collaborative print project at Normal Editions Workshop during a short term residency with public lecture at the School of Art at Illinois State University in 1999.
John Phillips working on a lithographic plate
Meda Rives, Richard Finch, and John Phillips
collaborating on ink color selections
Meda Rives mixing inks for the John Phillips project
Veda Rives noting ink color formulas
Richard Finch talcing a mylar for a color separation plate
John Phillips working on a mylar for a color separation plate
Meda Rives sponges the stone's surface to protect the non-image areas from attracting ink while Richard Finch prepares to roll the ink
Richard Finch and John Phillips inspecting proofs to select the "Right to Print" impression