C A R A   P H I L L I P S
B. Detroit, MI
Lives & Works: Brooklyn, NY

E D U C AT I O N
Sarah Lawrence College, 2007

SOLO E X H I B I T I O N S
2013
Robert Morat Galerie "On Beauty” Hamburg, Germany. May 31 - July 30, 2013
Opera de Rouen Haute Normandie "Singular Beauty” Rouen, France. March 1 - April 1, 2013

2012
Carrol House Gallery, Keene State College "Ultraviolet Family Album” Keene, NH. March 29 - April 20, 2012

2009
Suffolk University Art Gallery "Singular Beauty” Boston, MA. August 17 - October 19, 2009

SELECTED GROUP E X H I B I T I O N S
2013
The Royal Hibernian Academy Galleries "Skin, An Artistic Atlas” Dublin, Ireland. March 14, 2013 - April 28, 2013

2012
Unseen Photo Fair, exhibited by Robert Morat Gallery, hosted by Foam, Amsterdam, NL. September 19 - 23, 2012
Ampersand Vintage "Gazed Upon” curated by Amy Elkins, Portland, OR. March 29 - April 24, 2012

2011
Le Royal Monceau Raffles “Portraits” Paris, France. Dec 15 - Jan 30, 2012
Canteen Magazine, 3rd Ward “Hot Authors” Brooklyn, NY. Sept 16 - Oct 16, 2011
Camera Club of New York “New Photography” New York, NY. Sept 16 – Oct 29, 2011

2010
Catherine Edelman Galley “Proof,” Chicago, IL. July 16 - Sept 4, 2010
Winkleman Gallery “American ReConstruction,” New York, NY. May 7 - June 12, 2010
Umbrage Gallery “Graphic Intersections,” Brooklyn, NY. May 4 - June 26, 2010
Hyeres Festival de Photogrpahie, Hyeres, France. Apr 29 - May 3, 2010
Art Chicago, AUREUS Contemporary, Chicago, IL. Apr 27 - May 3, 2010
Scope NY, “Ultraviolet Beauties,” featured special project, New York, NY. Mar 3 - 7, 2010
Colby Sawyer College “Interior Life,” New London, NH. Jan 18 - Feb 20, 2010
Hous Projects “Versus,” New York, NY. Jan 7 - Mar 8, 2010

2009
Scope Miami, AUREUS Contemporary, Miami, FL. Dec 3 - 6, 2009
Randall Scott Gallery “Unseen: A Photographer’s Salon,” Brooklyn, NY. Oct 21 - Nov 22, 2009
Suffolk University Art Gallery “Singular Beauty” solo exhibition, Boston, MA. Aug 17 - Oct 19, 2009
Chashama Gallery “Desires,” New York, NY. May 6 - 24, 2009
Michael Mazzeo Gallery “Art ! Fair,” New York, NY. Mar 11 - Apr 20, 2009
CAID: Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit “Contact,” Apr 17th, 2009
Jen Bekman Gallery “Hey Hot Shot: Second Edition,” New York, NY. Jan 30 - Feb 14, 2009

2008
New Century Artists Gallery “Things Are Strange,” New York, NY. Nov 4 - 15, 2008
Backlit Gallery & Studios “Unseen Slideshow Night,” Nottingham, England. Nov 21, 2008
Michael Mazzeo Gallery “How I Spent My Summer Vacation,” New York, NY. Sept 12 - Oct 11, 2008
Westbeth Gallery “Invisible Truth” New York, NY. Oct 4 – 26, 2008
iHeart Photograph, featured artist. Aug 2008
Chelsea Art Museum “Slideluck Potshow Xi,” New York, NY. Mar 2008
5th & Sunset Studios “Slide Luck Potshow,”Los Angeles, CA. Mar 2008
Madron Gallery “Slide Luck Potshow,” Chicago, IL. Feb 2008
Ladybug Galleries CAID “Slide Luck Potshow,” Detroit, MI. Jan 2008

2007
Humble Arts Foundation “Group show #17,” Sept 2007
Sarah Lawrence College “Senior Thesis Show,” Bronxville, NY. June 2007

P U B L I C AT I O N S
Singular Beauty monograph. Fw: Amsterdam. Fall 2012
Portfolio, M le Monde. February, 2012
Hot Authors Canteen Magazine, Fall 2011
OdojePez, Winter 2011
VQR, Virginia Quarterly Review, Winter 2011
Meeting Femme Fatales , NY Arts Magazine. Summer 2010
C Photo International, Ivory Press, Fall 2009
The Collectors Guide to Emerging Art Photography, Humble Arts Foundation, Mar 2009
Cabinet Magazine Issue #31, Shame, Nove 2008

AWA R D S
Paris Photo-Aperture First Book Award short-list for Singular Beauty. 2012 Review Santa Fe, selected artist 2012
Le Royal Monceau Raffles Paris Photography Contest. 2011
CCNY 2011 Darkroom Residency, New York, NY
Hyeres Festival de Photographie, short-list. 2010
Hey Hot Shot, Jen Bekman Gallery. 2009
Critical Mass Top 50, Photolucida. 2008
Photography Book Now, Blurb ‘1st runner-up’ themed book category. 2008
Art In Odd Places selected artist. 2008

A U C T I O N S
Milk Studios “Fotorelief for Haiti,” New York, NY. Mar 18, 2010
Phillips de Pury “Contemporary Art Sale,” London, UK. Oct 17, 2009
Daniel Cooney Fine Art “i-Gavel Emerging Artists Auction,” Nov 14 - Dec 10, 2008

L E C T U R E S
Piece of Cake:Reinvesting in Collective Creativity & Community, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA. Janurary 6, 2012 Dutch Doc Days Festival, Universiteitsmuseum Utrecht. June 2011
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY. Apr 2011
The Camera Club of New York, New York, NY. Feb 2011
ICP, School of Continuing Education. Sept 2010
Delaware College of Art & Design, Wilmington, DE. Feb 2010
School of Visual Arts Digital Photography MFA program. New York, NY. 2010
School of Visual Arts BFA photo program, New York, NY. 2010
New York Photo Festival panel discussion. Panel: Brian Ulrich, Laurel Ptak, Andrew Hetherington.
Moderator: Joerg Colberg. Brooklyn, NY. May 15, 2009
The Camera Club of New York panel discussion. Panel: Daniel Cooney, Michael Mazzeo, Amani Olu, Joseph
Baio. Moderator: Allen Frame, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY. Mar 2009
Spene Conference State of the Art panel discussion. Panel: Amy Stein, Laurel Ptak. Moderator: Amani Olu.
New York, NY. Dec 13, 2008
Aperture Foundation panel discussion. Panel: Amy Elkins, Cara Phillips, Elinor Carucci,and Robin Schwartz.
Moderator:Laurel Ptak. New York, NY. Sept 30, 2008
The Humble Arts Foundation panel discussion. Panel: Tema Stauffer, Mary Mattingly, Dina Kantor and Sarah
Small. Moderator: Amy Stein. Brooklyn, NY. 3rd Ward, Mar 2008

C U R AT I N G / W R I T I N G
C Photo International “Images That Stick,” essay. Issue #9. Fall 2009
PPOW Gallery “Young Curators, New Ideas II, Dissecting The Female Gaze” curated with Amy Elkins,
New York, NY. Aug 2009.
Foam Magazine “On My Mind,” column. Issue #19, Wonder. Summer 2009
1000 Words Magazine “Delight & Horror: The Photographs of Sarah Small,” essay. Issue #3. Dec 2008
Lay It Flat “The Secessionists Revisited: Artist Collectives in the Age of the Blog,”
essay. Dec 2008
NY Arts Magazine “Curatorial statement for Women In Photography,” essay. Sept/Oct 2008
Wipnyc.org ‘Women In Photography’ co-founder & co-curator. Launched, June 2008