"Someone Else's Babies", 23" X 31", Relief Etching
Phillip Chen received a B.F.A. from University of Illinois at Chicago in 1975 and an M.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1979. His prints have been exhibited in numerous venues nationally and internationally and are held in public collections that include The Brooklyn Museum, The New York Public Library, The Carnegie Institute Museum of Art, The Art Institute of Chicago, and The San Francisco Museum of Fine Arts. He has traveled extensively as a visiting artist and served as an evaluator for the National Endowment for the Arts, College Art Association, and The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. His creative work has been supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, Illinois Arts Council, Iowa Arts Council, The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, and The Pollock Krasner Foundation. Phillip Chen, Ellis and Nelle Distinguished Professor of Art, teaches drawing and printmaking at Drake University.