Phyllis Shipley

"I define my work as figurative abstractions. Color can express emotions and my goal is to express a sense of joy and excitement for being alive through my paintings."

The Majesty of Purple - Acrylic 36 x 36 x 1.5 in.

International Artist Phyllis Shipley has successfully produced room-brightening, expressive, fine art for home and corporate. Artist Shipley has been a successful gallery owner, art show participant, and gallery exhibitor. The Artist began painting professionally following years of playing and teaching music with the organ and piano, raising children, and enjoying a successful career as a purchasing executive with a major chemical corporation.

Phyllis began her art studies in oil at Tennessee State University and has extended her studies in the United States, Europe and Central America. She was also an original member of the Tennessee Ten Art Association.

Artist Shipley, originally from Johnson City, Tennessee, now resides in Rockledge, Florida, applying her “inner vision” to create loose and flowing colors with a music fluidity of expression. Phyllis defines her work as figurative abstractions and quotes the Artist: “Color can express emotions and my goal is to express a sense of joy and excitement for being alive through my paintings.” Look for them and read the story. Phyllis’ story is written in the National Digest Magazine 2021 and she is also listed in The Marquis “Who’s Who in American”, and recently on the cover of their magazine “MILLENNIUM”, 10th edition. Phyllis has also received a” lifetime achievement award” from ROYAL Publications. She is also the subject of the book “On the Road to Inner Vision” by Budd Melanson.

Phyllis has been a judge for the U.S. Congressional Art Competition for the past five years, an art exhibitor in multiple arenas, and is active in multiple galleries in the United States and Europe to include the following:

Art &Cross Culture Society, 5 rue du Morbihan, 35700 Rennes, France

The Studios of Cocoa Beach, 165 Minutemen Causeway, Cocoa Beach, Florida. 

Amsterdam Whitney International Art Gallery, 531 W 25th St. New York City, NY. 

Liz-Beth Gallery of Knoxville, Tennessee.

Saphira & Ventura International Gallery

The Kiss - Acrylic 10 x 10 x 1.5 in.
A Splash of Sway - Acrylic 36 x 36 x 1.5 in.
Mutual Admiration - Acrylic 10 x 10 x 1.5 in.
The Energy of Red - Acrylic 36 x 36 x 1.5 in.

This review was published by Circle Foundation for the Arts © CFA Press ∙ Images are courtesy of the artist

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